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Results: Net of controls, offenders in the treatment group took 22 per cent longer to re-offend for a person offence than offenders in the control group. Offenders in the treatment group also had a 17 per cent lower re-offending rate than offenders in the control group.

CONCLUSION: The Drug Court appears to have long term beneficial effects on the total number of reconvictions and the risk of another person offence.

NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics & Research –  Crime & Justice Bulletin No 232 (September 2020)



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