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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Youthful Offenders

Youthful Offenders

Youthful Offender Population by Facility
CURRENT LOCATION Designated by Dept. of Corrections as Youthful Offenders ages 19-24 with sentences less than or equal to 10 Years (F.S. 958.11(4)) Designated by Dept. of Corrections as Youthful Offenders due to emotional/physical vulnerability (F.S. 958.11(6)) Designated by Courts as Youthful Offenders (F.S. 958.04(1)(b)) Total Population
Brevard CI 542 7 302 851
Brevard Work Camp 187 3 79 269
Hernando CI 119 0 14 133
Indian River CI 218 0 178 396
Lake City CI 629 5 256 890
Lancaster CI 368 8 164 540
Lancaster Work Camp 209 0 67 276
Lowell CI 44 0 19 63
Lowell CI - Boot Camp 2 0 2 4
Lowell CI - Annex 19 0 9 28
R.M.C.- Main Unit 102 0 31 133
Sumter B.T.U. 23 0 48 71
C.F.R.C. 65 0 21 86
S.F.R.C. 24 0 13 37
Work Release Centers 82 0 46 128
All Other Facilities 36 0 25 61
Total 2,669 23 1,274 3,966
  • The Court may sentence a person as a youthful offender if the crime was committed prior to his or her twenty-first birthday (F.S. 958.04(1)(b)).

  • The Department of Corrections may classify an inmate as a youthful offender if he or she is 24 years old or under, with a sentence of 10 years or less (F.S. 958.11(4)).

  • Vulnerable inmates who are 19 or under with a sentence of more than 10 years may also be classified as youthful offenders, if their safety would be jeopardized in an adult institution (F.S. 958.11(6)).

  • Capital or life felons may not be classified or sentenced as youthful offenders.
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