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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 2005-06

Category FY 2005-06
YOUTHFUL ADMISSIONS 1,266 100.0%
Gender
Male 1,217 96.1%
Female 49 3.9%
Race
White 466 36.8%
Black 762 60.2%
Other 38 3.0%
Age at Offense
12 or younger 6 0.5%
13 3 0.2%
14 40 3.2%
15 118 9.3%
16 393 31.0%
17 706 55.8%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 991 78.3%
1 253 20.0%
2 15 1.2%
3 7 0.6%
Note: Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100%.

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 95 7.5% 19.8 16.5
Sexual Offenses 83 6.6% 9.0 16.6
Robbery 275 21.7% 7.4 16.8
Violent Personal Offenses 219 17.3% 5.2 16.9
Burglary 299 23.6% 5.0 17.0
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 81 6.4% 2.5 17.1
Drug Offenses 141 11.1% 2.8 17.3
Weapons 24 1.9% 3.6 17.2
Other 49 3.9% 2.7 17.1
Data Unavailable = 340
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.