This report provides information regarding the implementation and expansion of the BEX program, which is operated in partnership with the Criminal Justice Agency (CJA) and the New York City Department of Correction (DOC or Department). The program is overseen by the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justic
Pursuant to Local Law 122 the programming described herein involves hard skills trainings with certification components, as well as evidence-based programs for participants to engage with social service providers in the development of support networks, emotional wellbeing, parenting skills etc.
This report reflects the tracking of mentally ill individuals and their recidivism rates. The report reflects the number and percentage of inmates released to the community by the department during the reporting period who returned to the custody of the department within one year of their discharge.