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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 2003-04)

Class of Felony of Primary Offense
Category White Males White Females Black Males Black Females Other Males Other Females Total Percent Cumulative Percent
Capital 113 3 72 2 7 1 198 0.6% 0.6%
Life Felony 161 5 226 6 11 3 412 1.3% 1.9%
First Degree/Life 447 27 589 28 22 0 1,113 3.5% 5.4%
First Degree 1,871 176 1,906 136 180 23 4,292 13.5% 18.9%
Second Degree 5,037 595 5,854 448 299 26 12,259 38.4% 57.3%
Third Degree 5,944 1,070 5,536 755 253 32 13,590 42.6% 99.9%
Misdemeanor 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 0.0% 99.9%
Data Unavailable 16 0 10 1 2 0 29 100.0%
TOTAL 13,590 1,876 14,194 1,377 774 85 31,896 100.0% 100.0%

Offenses are categorized by degree up to the level of a capital felony.

  • Almost 43 percent of those who entered prison in FY 2003-04 were admitted for third degree felonies, followed
    by 38.4% for second degree felonies.

Comparing Offenses of Inmates Admitted
to Prison Over Two Years
Weapons: Fell from 3.0% in 02-03 to 2.7% in 03-04 |  Murder, Manslaughter: Fell from 3.1% in 02-03 to 2.9% 03-04 | Sexual Offenses: Rose from 5.8% in 02-03 to 5.9% in 03-04 | Other Offenses: Rose from 8.2% in 02-03 to 9.1% in 03-04 | Robbery: Fell from 7.9% in 02-03 to 6.8% 03-04 | Violent Personal Offenses: Rose from 13.7% in 02-03 to 13.8% in 03-04 | Burglary: Fell from 14.6% in 02-03 to 13.8% in 03-04 | Theft, Forgery, & Fraud: Rose from 14.7% in 02-03 to 15.7% in 03-04 | Drugs: Rose from 29.0% in 02-03 to 29.3% in 03-04

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