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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 2006-07)

Class of Felony of Primary Offense
Category White Males White Females Black Males Black Females Other Males Other Females Total Percent Cumulative Percent
Capital 95 6 94 5 9 0 209 0.6% 0.6%
Life Felony 124 5 153 7 17 4 310 0.3% 1.4%
First Degree/Life 325 32 463 14 29 1 864 2.3% 3.7%
First Degree 1,431 189 1,865 135 191 24 3,835 10.3% 13.9%
Second Degree 4,320 534 5,078 397 338 19 10,686 28.6% 42.5%
Third Degree 9,669 1,960 8,336 935 532 53 21,485 57.4% 99.9%
Misdemeanor 8 3 12 0 0 0 23 0.1 100.0%
Unknown/ Data Unavailable 186 57 168 28 13 0 452  
TOTAL 16,158 2,786 16,169 1,521 1,129 101 37,864 100.0% 100.0%

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

  • More than 57% of those who entered prison in FY 2006-07 were admitted for third degree felonies, followed by 28.6% for second degree felonies.

Comparing Offenses of Inmates Admitted
to Prison Over Two Years
Weapons: Rose from 2.9% in 05-06 to 3.4% in 06-07 |  Murder, Manslaughter: Constatnt from 2.7% in 05-06 to 2.7% 06-07 | Sexual Offenses: Fell from 5.0% in 05-06 to 4.6% in 06-07 | Other Offenses: Rose from 11.9% in 05-06 to 12.1% in 06-07 | Robbery: Fell from 5.8% in 05-06 to 5.7% 06-07 | Violent Personal Offenses: Fell from 13.8% in 05-06 to 13.3% in 06-07 | Burglary: Fell from 13.0% in 05-06 to 12.5% in 06-07 | Theft, Forgery, & Fraud: Fell from 15.2% in 05-06 to 15.1% in 06-07 | Drugs: Rose from 29.7% in 05-06 to 30.0% in 06-07