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release someone or something from something

to liberate or let someone or something go from something. The police officer released George from the handcuffs. I released all the dogs from the city dog pound.
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release someone to someone

to discharge or distribute someone to someone. The judge released the defendant to his mother. Don was released by the police to his father, who was more than a little bit angry.
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likely than similarly situated releasees to commit future crimes.
Starting in 2014, male releasees who were previously ineligible will be able to receive Medicaid, thereby removing a significant financial barrier to accessing care in the community (although it is unclear at this time how many states are working on plans for enrollment outreach specifically to this population).
In Samson, the Supreme Court answered the question, left unaddressed in Knights, of whether the status of a conditional releasee diminishes or eliminates a released prisoner's reasonable expectation of privacy so as to allow for suspicionless searches of their person after release.
Supreme Court, the court held that because the defendant was an incarcerated prisoner, he had an even lower expectation of privacy than a probationer, parolee, or conditional releasee.
Most jail inmates are released in a matter of days, contributing to a high ratio of releasees mixed in with the public.
106) Next are supervised releasees, followed in descending order by parolees and probationers.
The burden of infectious disease among inmates of and releasees from US correctional facilities, 1997.
Indicators included higher enrollment in community-based service organizations, improved housing obtainment for both racial groups, and an increased employment rate among white releasees.
Recidivism among federal prison releasees in 1987: A preliminary report.
Within several months' time, nine releasees had been charged with new crimes, seventeen had been returned to prison on allegations of new violent criminal activity, and thirty-one had been taken into custody on allegations of nonviolent rule violations.
Lower recidivism seems dependent on training and education programs in detention facilities as well as effective reintegration of releasees back into society, including securing a job or job training, an education, and so forth.
Recent annual estimates range from 650,000 releasees from state prisons to 1,000,000 releasees from county jails; when federal releasees are counted as well, the unduplicated reentry population approaches 1.
Surely it is not a good idea to have so many prisoners in a build up area, it also attracts releasees to stay in the area which is not good.
Katie's mother had signed an application form for the summer camp program releasing the city and its employees from "all liability" for any loss or damage on account of injury "whether caused by any negligent act or omission of the releasees or otherwise.
Thomas 1999 "A Comparative Recidivism Analysis of Releasees from Private and Public Prisons.