Utility of the Revised Level of Service Inventory (LSI-R) in predicting recidivism after long-term incarceration.

@article{Manchak2008UtilityOT,
  title={Utility of the Revised Level of Service Inventory (LSI-R) in predicting recidivism after long-term incarceration.},
  author={Sarah M Manchak and Jennifer Lynne Skeem and Kevin S. Douglas},
  journal={Law and human behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={477-88}
}
Assessing an inmate's risk for recidivism may become more challenging as the length of incarceration increases. Although the population of Long-Term Inmates (LTIs) is burgeoning, no risk assessment tools have been specifically validated for this group. Based on a sample of 1,144 inmates released in a state without parole, we examine the utility of the Level of Service Inventory-Revised (LSI-R) in assessing risk of general and violent felony recidivism for LTIs (n = 555). Results indicate that… CONTINUE READING

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