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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

Class of Felony of Primary Offense
(Inmate Admissions for FY 2002-03)

Class of Felony of Primary Offense
Category White Males White Females Black Males Black Females Other Males Other Females Total Percent Cumulative Percent
Capital 118 5 73 4 9 0 209 0.7% 0.7%
Life Felony 164 4 210 3 11 4 396 1.4% 2.1%
First Degree/Life 441 29 645 22 15 1 1,153 4.0% 6.1%
First Degree 1,739 152 1,864 148 128 36 4,067 14.1% 20.2%
Second Degree 4,715 428 5,525 423 220 33 11,344 39.3% 59.4%
Third Degree 5,206 884 4,760 611 203 31 11,695 40.5% 99.9%
Misdemeanor 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0% 99.9%
Data Unavailable 10 0 6 0 1 0 17 100.0%
TOTAL 12,394 1,502 13,083 1,211 587 105 28,882 100.0% 100.0%
  • Offenses are categorized by degree up to the level of a capital felony.

  • More than 40 percent of those who entered prison in FY 2002-03 were admitted for third degree felonies, followed by 39.3% for second degree felonies.

Comparing Offenses of Inmates Admitted
to Prison Over Two Years
Weapons: Fell from 3.2% in 01-02 to 3.0% in 02-03 |  Murder, Manslaughter: Fell from 3.3% in 01-02 to 3.1% in 02-03 | Sexual Offenses: Fell from 6.2% in 01-02 to 5.8% in 02-03 | Other Offenses: Rose from 7.5% in 01-02 to 8.2% in 02-03 | Robbery: Fell from 8.1% in 01-02 to 7.9% in 02-03 | Violent Personal Offenses: Fell from 14.0% in 01-02 to 13.7% in 02-03 | Burglary: Fell from 14.7% in 01-02 to 14.6% in 02-03 | Theft, Forgery, & Fraud: Remained the same from 01-02 to 02-03 | Drugs: Rose from 28.3% in 01-02 to 29.0% in 02-03

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