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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

Elderly (50 or Older)
Admissions in FY 2003-04

Category FY 2003-04
TOTAL ADMISSIONS 1,906 100.0%
Gender
Male 1,741 91.3%
Female 165 8.7%
Race
White 1,092 57.3%
Black 775 40.7%
Other 39 2.0%
Age at Admission
50-55 1,282 67.3%
56-60 362 19.0%
61-65 173 9.1%
66-70 62 3.3%
71-75 20 1.0%
76+ 7 0.4%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 933 49.0%
1 314 16.5%
2 226 11.9%
3 114 6.0%
4+ 319 16.7%


Type of Offense
Violent (636) is 33.4% | Drug (547) is 28.7% | Property (454) is 23.8% | Other (269) is 14.1%

* 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.


Elderly Inmate Admissions Over Five Years
Rose from 1,130 in 99-00 to 1,906 in 03-04


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 80 4.2% 22.4 57.9
Sexual Offenses 234 12.3% 12.9 57.5
Robbery 54 2.8% 9.3 55.0
Violent Personal Offenses 244 12.8% 4.9 55.0
Burglary 153 8.0% 5.2 53.1
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 314 16.5% 2.6 54.0
Drug Offenses 547 28.7% 3.1 54.0
Weapons 61 3.2% 4.2 55.4
Other 219 11.5% 2.5 54.7
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.

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