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

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Releases and Time Served

General Characteristics
of FY 2005-06 Releases

Inmate Releases by Type of Offense
Violent* = 29.8% (9,929); Property = 28.5% (9,499); Drug = 29.5% (9,821); Other = 12.3% (4,099)
* 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 exists that individual criminal acts could have resulted in unintended physical harm or the threat of physical harm.


General Characteristics of FY 2005-06 Prison Releases
Category Fiscal Year 2005-06
Total Releases 33,348 100.0%
Gender
Male 29,808 89.4%
Female 3,540 10.6%
Race
White 16,005 48.0%
Black 16,343 49.0%
Other 1,000 3.0%
Age at Release
17 & Under 35 0.1%
18-24 5,716 17.1%
25-34 11,025 33.1%
35-49 13,457 40.4%
50-59 2,590 7.8%
60+ 525 1.6%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 17,749 53.2%
1 7,163 21.5%
2 3,512 10.5%
3 2,082 6.2%
4+ 2,837 8.5%
Unknown 5

Note: Due to rounding, percentages may not add to 100%.

Inmates Releases Over Five Years
2001-02 = 26,299; 2002-03 = 26,599; 2003-04 = 29,082; 2004-05 = 31,537; 2004-05 = 33,348


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length in Years* Average Age at Release
Murder, Manslaughter 775 2.30% 16.9 39.6
Sexual offenses 1,645 4.90% 8.7 39.6
Robbery 2,402 7.20% 7.6 33.2
Violent Personal offenses 4,602 13.80% 3.4 34.9
Burglary 4,729 14.20% 4.4 33.6
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 5,108 15.30% 2.3 35.9
Drug offenses 9,821 29.50% 2.7 35.3
Weapons 984 3.00% 3.7 34.5
Other 3,282 9.80% 2.1 36.4
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.