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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Youthful Offenders

Youthful Offenders

Youthful Offender Population by Facility
CURRENT LOCATION Designated by Dept. of Corrections as Youthful Offenders ages 19-24 with sentences less than or equal to 10 Years (F.S. 958.11(4)) Designated by Dept. of Corrections as Youthful Offenders due to emotional/physical vulnerability (F.S. 958.11(6)) Designated by Courts as Youthful Offenders (F.S. 958.04(1)(b)) Total Population
Brevard CI
595
21
366
982
Brevard Work Camp
169
0
98
267
Hernando CI
95
1
16
112
Hillsborough CI
120
4
145
269
Indian River CI
170
13
185
368
Lake City CI
244
3
102
349
Lancaster CI
332
2
210
544
Lancaster Work Camp
197
0
81
278
Lowell CI
39
0
24
63
Lowell CI - Boot Camp
8
0
0
8
R.M.C.- Main Unit
34
0
26
60
Sumter B.T.U.
20
0
63
83
Taylor Annex
288
8
178
474
Reception Centers
194
0
108
302
Work Release Centers
100
0
56
156
All Other Facilities
37
0
14
51
Total
2,642
52
1,672
4,366
  • The Court may sentence a person as a youthful offender if the crime was committed prior to his or her twenty-first birthday (F.S. 958.04(1)(b)).

  • The Department of Corrections may classify an inmate as a youthful offender if he or she is 24 years old or under, with a sentence of 10 years or less (F.S. 958.11(4)).

  • Vulnerable inmates who are 19 or under with a sentence of more than 10 years may also be classified as youthful offenders, if their safety would be jeopardized in an adult institution (F.S. 958.11(6)).

  • YO's must also be on their first prison commitment. Capital or life felons may not be classified or sentenced as youthful offenders.

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