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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

Class of Felony of Primary Offense
(Inmate Admissions for FY 2005-06)

Class of Felony of Primary Offense
Category White Males White Females Black Males Black Females Other Males Other Females Total Percent Cumulative Percent
Capital 101 2 69 0 11 1 184 0.5% 0.5%
Life Felony 134 3 168 7 13 2 327 0.9% 1.5%
First Degree/Life 329 25 420 14 32 1 821 2.4% 3.8%
First Degree 1,543 170 1,607 115 182 17 3,634 10.5% 14.3%
Second Degree 4,046 480 4,865 374 301 37 10,103 29.1% 43.4%
Third Degree 8,869 1,698 7,657 949 410 78 19,661 56.6% 100.0%
Misdemeanor 6 0 2 2 0 0 10 0.0% 100.0%
Unknown/ Data Unavailable 158 36 134 16 13 1 358  
TOTAL 15,186 2,414 14,922 1,477 962 137 35,098 100.0% 100.0%

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

  • More than 56% of those who entered prison in FY 2005-06 were admitted for third degree felonies, followed by 29.1% for second degree felonies.

Comparing Offenses of Inmates Admitted
to Prison Over Two Years
Weapons: Rose from 2.8% in 04-05 to 2.9% in 05-06 |  Murder, Manslaughter: Constatnt from 2.7% in 04-05 to 2.7% 05-06 | Sexual Offenses: Fell from 5.6% in 04-05 to 5.0% in 05-06 | Other Offenses: Rose from 10.2% in 04-05 to 11.9% in 05-06 | Robbery: Fell from 6.5% in 04-05 to 5.8% 05-06 | Violent Personal Offenses: Rose from 13.7% in 04-05 to 13.8% in 05-06 | Burglary: Fell from 13.7% in 04-05 to 13.0% in 05-06 | Theft, Forgery, & Fraud: Rose from 15.0% in 04-05 to 15.2% in 05-06 | Drugs: Fell from 29.9% in 04-05 to 29.7% in 05-06