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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 2004-05)

Class of Felony of Primary Offense
Category White Males White Females Black Males Black Females Other Males Other Females Total Percent Cumulative Percent
Capital 103 7 69 0 4 0 183 0.6% 0.6%
Life Felony 152 4 220 6 11 0 393 1.2% 1.8%
First Degree/Life 493 20 525 14 42 1 1,095 3.4% 5.2%
First Degree 1,663 196 1,924 134 155 25 4,097 12.7% 17.9%
Second Degree 5,030 579 5,557 393 277 34 11,870 36.9% 54.8%
Third Degree 6,481 1,306 5,646 764 303 43 14,543 45.2% 99.9%
Misdemeanor 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0.0% 99.9%
Data Unavailable 7 1 12 0 0 0 20   100.0%
TOTAL 13,931 2,113 13,954 1,311 792 103 32,204 100.0% 100.0%

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

  • More than 45 percent of those who entered prison in FY 2004-05 were admitted for third-degree felonies, followed by 36.9% for second-degree felonies.

Comparing Offenses of Inmates Admitted
to Prison Over Two Years
Weapons: Rose from 2.7% in 03-04 to 2.8% in 04-05 |  Murder, Manslaughter: Fell from 2.9% in 03-04 to 2.7% 04-05 | Sexual Offenses: Fell from 5.9% in 03-04 to 5.6% in 04-05 | 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 9.1% in 03-04 to 10.2% in 04-05 | Burglary: Fell from 13.8% in 03-04 to 13.7% in 04-05 | Theft, Forgery, & Fraud: Fell from 15.7% in 03-04 to 15.0% in 04-05 | Drugs: Rose from 29.3% in 03-04 to 29.9% in 04-05

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