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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

Youthful (17 or under at offense)
Admissions in FY 2001-02

YOUTHFUL ADMISSIONS 1,518 100.0%
Gender
Male 1,457 96.0%
Female 61 4.0%
Race
White 534 35.2%
Black 951 62.6%
Other 33 2.2%
Age at Offense
12 1 0.1%
13 6 0.4%
14 56 3.7%
15 153 10.1%
16 504 33.2%
17 798 52.6%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 1,188 78.3%
1 308 20.3%
2 18 1.2%
3 4 0.3%


Type of Offense

Violent 824; Property 421; Drug 200; Other 73

* 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 2,009 in 97-98 to 1,518 in 01-02


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length In Years* Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 102 6.7% 22.1 years 16.0
Sexual Offenses 105 6.9% 7.3 years 16.2
Robbery 370 24.4% 5.6 years 16.2
Violent Personal Offenses 203 13.4% 5.6 years 16.3
Burglary 337 22.2% 4.0 years 16.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 115 7.6% 2.6 years 16.6
Drug Offenses 200 13.2% 2.7 years 16.6
Weapons 33 2.2% 3.5 years 16.7
Other 53 3.5% 3.4 years 16.3
*Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.


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