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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

General Characteristics of
FY 2001-02 Admissions

TOTAL ADMISSIONS 26,049 100.0%
Gender
Male 23,563 90.5%
Female 2,486 9.5%
Race
White 12,318 47.3%
Black 13,211 50.7%
Other 520 2.0%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 397 1.5%
18-24 7,150 27.4%
25-34 8,091 31.1%
35-49 9,077 34.8%
50-59 1,119 4.3%
60+ 215 0.8%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 14,660 56.3%
1 5,228 20.1%
2 2,527 9.7%
3 1,559 6.0%
4+ 2,075 8.0%


Prison Admissions
by Primary Offense Type
Violent 8,664; Property 7,370; Drug 7,380; Other 2,635
* 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 22,654 in 97-98 to 26,049 in 01-02
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length In Years* Average Age at Admission
Murder,Manslaughter 859 3.3% 22.9 years 32.0
Sexual Offenses 1,607 6.2% 11.1 years 35.0
Robbery 2,122 8.1% 8.9 years 27.1
Violent Personal Offenses 3,640 14.0% 4.6 years 32.2
Burglary 3,820 14.7% 4.9 years 30.1
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 3,835 14.7% 2.5 years 33.9
Drug Offenses 7,380 28.3% 3.0 years 32.6
Weapons 830 3.2% 4.3 years 32.0
Other 1,956 7.5% 2.7 years 34.4
*Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.


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