Bishop T.D. Jakes receives high praise for greatly reducing recidivism rates through his T.O.R.I. program
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 10:52AM

Federal rates of recidivism—the tendency of a convicted criminal to reoffend—are high. But Dallas mega church pastor, Bishop T.D. Jakes, has found a formula to reduce those rates drastically through his Texas Offender Reentry Initiative (T.O.R.I.).

To compare, on the federal level, 77 percent of offenders go back to jail within five years according to U.S. Senator, Tim Scott, while only 11 percent of T.O.R.I. graduates reoffend.

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