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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Personnel

Almost Three of Every Four DC Employees is a Correctional Officer or Correctional Probation Officer

On June 30, 2002 the Florida Department of Corrections had 23,921 employees, including 17,409 or 72.8% in the Correctional or Correctional Probation Officer series.
  • Of the 14,800 officers within the Department in the Correctional Officer series 10,238 are classified as correctional officers (69.2%) and 3,674 are correctional officer sergeants (24.8%). Lieutenants make up 2.8% (422) of the CO series, while captains comprise 1.7% (258).

  • Majors, colonels, CO Inspectors and CO Senior Inspectors comprise only 1.4% (208) of the entire CO series.

  • The racial breakdown of those in the CO series is 68.6% white, 26.0% black, and 5.4% other.

  • Most (70.0%) of the CO's are male.

  • In the correctional probation officer series 48.8% are female and 51.2% are male.

  • The racial breakdown of the 2,609 officers in the CPO series is 61.0% white, 31.4% black and 7.6% other.
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Staff by Position
Total: 23,921
61.9% CO; 21.4% Other; 10.9% CPO; 5.8% Health Care

Staff by Race
69.5% White; 24.2% Black; 6.3% Other

Staff by Gender
Male (59.4%); Female (40.6%)

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