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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 2006-07

Category FY 2006-07
YOUTHFUL ADMISSIONS 1,372 100.0%
Gender
Male 1,325 96.6%
Female 47 3.4%
Race
White 461 33.6%
Black 871 63.5%
Other 40 2.9%
Age at Offense
12 or younger 3 0.2%
13 7 0.5%
14 37 2.7%
15 110 8.0%
16 419 30.5%
17 796 58.0%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 1,150 83.8%
1 202 14.7%
2 13 0.9%
3 7 0.5%
Note: Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100%.

Type of Offense
Violent (772) is 56.3% | Property (356) is 25.9% | Drug (169) is 12.3% | Other (75) is 5.5%

* 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 1,566 in 02-03 to 1,372 in 06-07

Type of Offense Number Percent

Average Sentence
Length in Years*

Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 96 7.0% 21.4 16.8
Sexual Offenses 59 4.3% 10.6 16.3
Robbery 320 23.3% 6.3 16.9
Violent Personal Offenses 263 19.2% 4.8 16.9
Burglary 306 22.3% 4.2 17.1
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 70 5.1% 2.6 17.0
Drug Offenses 169 12.3% 2.8 17.3
Weapons 42 3.1% 3.2 17.1
Other 47 3.4% 2.1 17.0
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.