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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Personnel

Three of Every Four DC Employees is a Correctional Officer or Correctional Probation Officer

On June 30, 2004, the Florida Department of Corrections had 25,350 employees including 19,216 or 75.8% in the Correctional or Correctional Probation Officer series.

  • The average employee is 41 years old and has been with the agency for eight years.

  • Of the 16,631 officers within the Department in the Correctional Officer series 11,738 are classified as correctional officers (70.6%) and 3,964 are correctional officer sergeants (23.8%). Lieutenants make up 2.6% (433) of the CO series,, while captains comprise 1.7% (283).

  • Majors, colonels, CO Inspectors and CO Senior Inspectors comprise only 1.3% (213) of the entire CO series.

  • The racial breakdown of those in the CO series is 67.2% white, 26.6% black, and 6.1% other.

  • Most (69.3%) of the CO’s are male.

  • In the correctional probation officer series 50.2% are female and 49.8% are male.

  • The racial breakdown of the 2,585 officers in the CPO series is 59.3% white, 33.0% black and 7.7% other.

Staff by Position
Total 25,126
CO Series: 16,631 (65.6%) | CPO Series: 2,585 (10.2%) | Health Care Professionals: 1,336 (5.3%) | Other: 4,798 (18.9%)


Staff by Race
White: 17,268 (68.1%) | Black: 6,360 (25.1%) | Other: 1,722 (6.8%)


Staff by Gender
Male: 15,127 (59.7%) | Female: 10,223 (40.3%)


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