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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

Youthful (17 or under at offense)
Admissions in FY 2000-01

YOUTHFUL ADMISSIONS 1,698 100.0%
Gender
Male
1,622
95.5%
Female
76
4.5%
Race
White
613
36.1%
Black
1,058
62.3%
Other
27
1.6%
Age at Offense
9
1
0.1%
10
1
0.1%
12
1
0.1%
13
5
0.3%
14
70
4.1%
15
205
12.1%
16
548
32.3%
17
867
51.1%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0
1,323
77.9%
1
364
21.4%
2
11
0.6%
3
0
0.0%
4+
0
0.0%


Type of Offense

Violent 911; Property 485; Drug 206; Other 96

* 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.


Youthful Offender Admissions Over Five Years

Decreased from 2,060 in 96-97 to 1,698 in 00-01

 

Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length In Years* Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter
109
6.4%
20.5 years
16.1
Sexual Offenses
82
4.8%
7.6 years
16.1
Robbery
395
23.3%
5.5 years
16.2
Violent Personal Offenses
267
15.7%
4.3 years
16.2
Burglary
421
24.8%
4.3 years
16.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud
105
6.2%
2.4 years
16.5
Drug Offenses
206
12.1%
2.9 years
16.6
Weapons
67
3.9%
3.1 years
16.3
Other
46
2.7%
2.9 years
16.1
*Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.


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