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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Youthful (17 or under at offense) Admissions in FY 2003-04

Category FY 2003-04
YOUTHFUL ADMISSIONS 1,301 100.0%
Gender
Male 1,253 96.3%
Female 48 3.7%
Race
White 476 36.6%
Black 794 61.0%
Other 31 2.4%
Age at Offense
12 or younger 5 0.4%
13 5 0.4%
14 42 3.2%
15 92 7.1%
16 409 31.4%
17 748 57.5%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 1,005 77.2%
1 267 20.5%
2 28 2.2%
3 1 0.1%

Type of Offense
Violent (678) is 52.1% | Property (398) is 30.6% | Drug (160) is 12.3% | Other (65) is 5.0%

* 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 1,829 in 99-00 to 1,301 in 03-04

Type of Offense Number Percent

Average Sentence
Length in Years*

Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 68 5.2% 22.7 16.4
Sexual Offenses 80 6.1% 9.2 16.1
Robbery 285 21.9% 6.6 16.3
Violent Personal Offenses 211 16.2% 5.9 16.5
Burglary 326 25.1% 5.2 16.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 95 7.3% 2.5 16.6
Drug Offenses 160 12.3% 2.9 16.7
Weapons 28 2.2% 3.3 16.3
Other 48 3.7% 3.5 16.1
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.

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