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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 2002-03

TOTAL ADMISSIONS 1,566 100.0%
Gender
Male 1,507 96.2%
Female 59 3.8%
Race
White 571 36.5%
Black 965 61.6%
Other 30 1.9%
Age at Admission
12 or younger 5 0.3%
13 14 0.9%
14 69 4.4%
15 152 9.7%
16 521 33.3%
17 805 51.4%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 1,220 77.9%
1 318 20.3%
2 27 1.7%
3 1 0.1%

Type of Offense
Violent (831) is 53.1% | Property (443) is 28.3% | Drug (209) is 13.3% | Other (83) is 5.3%

* 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 (17 or under) Admissions Over Five Years
Fell from 1,931 in 98-99 to 1,566 in 02-03

Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length in Years* Average Age at Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 83 5.3% 18.3 years 16.3
Sexual Offenses 100 6.4% 8.6 years 16.1
Robbery 354 22.6% 6.3 years 16.1
Violent Personal Offenses 249 15.9% 4.9 years 16.2
Burglary 360 23.0% 4.1 years 16.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 115 7.3% 2.9 years 16.4
Drug Offenses 209 13.3% 3.2 years 16.6
Weapons 39 2.5% 3.0 years 16.5
Other 57 3.6% 3.2 years 16.0
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.

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