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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 2004-05

Category FY 2004-05
YOUTHFUL ADMISSIONS 1,242 100.0%
Gender
Male 1,201 96.7%
Female 41 3.3%
Race
White 467 37.6%
Black 748 60.2%
Other 27 2.2%
Age at Offense
12 or younger 2 0.2%
13 6 0.5%
14 30 2.4%
15 134 10.8%
16 365 29.4%
17 705 56.8%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 976 78.6%
1 249 20.0%
2 16 1.3%
3 1 0.1%

Type of Offense
Violent (688) is 55.4% | Property (339) is 27.3% | Drug (135) is 10.9% | Other (80) is 6.4%

* 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 1,698 in 00-02 to 1,242 in 04-05

Type of Offense Number Percent

Average Sentence
Length in Years*

Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 70 5.6% 18.2 16.2
Sexual Offenses 91 7.3% 10.2 16.1
Robbery 286 23.0% 6.5 16.2
Violent Personal Offenses 204 16.4% 4.7 16.4
Burglary 273 22.0% 4.1 16.5
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 87 7.0% 2.5 16.5
Drug Offenses 135 10.9% 3.2 16.6
Weapons 30 2.4% 3.2 16.6
Other 66 5.3% 2.5 16.4
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.

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