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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Elderly (50 or Older)
Admissions in FY 2000-01

ELDERLY ADMISSIONS 1,221 100.0%
Gender
Male
1,162
95.2%
Female
59
4.8%
Race
White
727
59.5%
Black
472
38.7%
Other
22
1.8%
Age at Admission
50-55
779
63.8%
56-60
247
20.2%
61-65
111
9.1%
66-70
53
4.3%
71-75
24
2.0%
76-80
7
0.6%
More than 80
0
0.0%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0
608
49.8%
1
236
19.3%
2
119
9.7%
3
83
6.8%
4+
175
14.3%


Type of Offense

Violent 471; Property 245; Drug 325; Other 180

* One of the following conditions must occur for a crime to be defined as violent under this definition: actual physical harm or threat of physical harm, or a reasonable probability existed that individual criminal acts could have resulted in unintended physical harm or the threat of physical harm.


Elderly Offender Admissions Over Five Years

Bar chart represents Elderly Offender Admissions Over Five Years:  96-97, 820; 97-98, 881; 98-99, 1,019; 99-00, 1,130; 00-01, 1,221

 

Type of Offense
Number
Percent
Average Sentence Length In Years*
Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter
79
6.5%
22.5 years
52.8
Sexual Offenses
186
15.2%
12.8 years
52.6
Robbery
35
2.9%
12.1 years
50.3
Violent Personal Offenses
163
13.3%
4.7 years
53.6
Burglary
72
5.9%
5.0 years
51.9
Theft/Forgery/Fraud
178
14.6%
3.0 years
51.9
Drug Offenses
325
26.6%
3.1 years
52.9
Weapons
48
3.9%
3.9 years
55.5
Other
135
11.1%
2.5 years
53.1
*Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.


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