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

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Elderly (50 or Older)
Admissions in FY 2004-05

Category FY 2004-05
ELDERLY ADMISSIONS 2,125 100.0%
Gender
Male 1,978 93.1%
Female 147 6.9%
Race
White 1,154 54.3%
Black 921 43.3%
Other 50 2.4%
Age at Admission
50-55 1,408 66.3%
56-60 431 20.3%
61-65 177 8.3%
66-70 67 3.2%
71-75 31 1.5%
76+ 11 0.5%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 947 44.6%
1 385 18.1%
2 238 11.2%
3 178 8.4%
4+ 377 17.7%


Type of Offense
Violent (652) is 30.7% | Drug (641) is 30.2% | Property (492) is 23.2% | Other (340) is 16.0%

* 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.


Elderly Inmate Admissions Over Five Years
Rose from 1,221 in 00-01 to 2,125 in 04-05


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 69 3.2% 26.3 57.7
Sexual Offenses 243 11.4% 14.5 57.6
Robbery 49 2.3% 7.4 54.3
Violent Personal Offenses 271 12.8% 3.9 54.7
Burglary 172 8.1% 4.6 53.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 330 15.5% 2.7 54.5
Drug Offenses 641 30.2% 3.1 54.5
Weapons 58 2.7% 3.4 55.9
Other 292 13.7% 2.5 54.4
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.

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