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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Inmate Admissions

General Characteristics of
FY 2000-01 Admissions

TOTAL ADMISSIONS 25,731 100.0%
Gender
Male
23,306
90.6%
Female
2,425
9.4%
Race
White
11,912
46.3%
Black
13,306
51.7%
Other
513
2.0%
Age at Admission
17 & Under
442
1.7%
18-24
7,116
27.7%
25-34
8,213
31.9%
35-49
8,739
34.0%
50-59
990
3.8%
60+
231
0.9%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0
14,533
56.5%
1
5,041
19.6%
2
2,515
9.8%
3
1,549
6.0%
4+
2,093
8.1%


Prison Admissions
by Primary Offense Type

Violent 8,602; Property 7,149; Drug 7,300; Other 2,680

* 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.

 
 

Admissions Over Five Years

Rose from 21,951 in 96-97 to 25,731 in 00-01


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length In Years* Average Age at Admission
Murder,Manslaughter
907
3.5%
23.9 Years
31.9
Sexual Offenses
1,553
6.0%
10.6 Years
35.1
Robbery
2,044
7.9%
8.7 Years
27.0
Violent Personal Offenses
3,596
14.0%
4.7 Years
31.8
Burglary
3,897
15.2%
5.1 Years
29.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud
3,600
14.0%
2.5 Years
33.6
Drug Offenses
7,300
28.4%
2.9 Years
32.6
Weapons
873
3.4%
4.0 Years
32.1
Other
1,961
7.6%
2.5 Years
34.1
*Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.

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