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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Youthful Offenders

Youthful Offenders


Youthful Offender (YO) Population by Facility
Current Location YO’s ages 19-24 with sentences of 10 years or less YO’s with emotional/physical vulnerability Court Designated YO’s Total
Brevard C.I. 616 1 336 953
CFRC-Main 80 0 17 97
Hernando C.I. 119 0 14 133
Indian River C.I. 217 1 191 409
Lake City C.F. 694 0 186 880
Lancaster C.I. 361 0 172 533
Lancaster W.C. 203 0 76 279
Lowell Annex 29 0 2 31
Lowell Boot Camp 0 0 1 1
Lowell C.I. 94 0 7 101
R.M.C.- Main 125 1 23 149
S.F.R.C. 14 0 11 25
Sumter B.T.U. 43 0 25 68
Work Release Center 102 0 43 145
All Other Facilities 18 1 9 28
TOTAL 2,715 4 1,113 3,832
  • The Court may sentence a person as a youthful offender if the crime was committed prior to his or her twenty-first birthday (F.S. 958.04(1)(b)). Youthful offenders must also be on their first prison commitment. Capital or life felons may not be classified or sentenced as youthful offenders.

  • The department may classify an inmate as a youthful offender if he or she is 24 years old or under, with a sentence of 10 years or less (F.S. 958.11(4)) or if the inmate is 19 or under with a sentence of more than 10 years, if their safety would be jeopardized in an adult institution (F.S. 958.11(6)).

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