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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

Category FY 2007-08
YOUTHFUL ADMISSIONS 1,649 100.0%
Gender
Male 1,582 95.9%
Female 67 4.1%
Race
White 510 30.9%
Black 1,085 65.8%
Other 54 3.3%
Age at Offense
12 or younger 5 0.3%
13 9 0.6%
14 51 3.1%
15 139 8.4%
16 485 29.4%
17 960 58.2%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 1,390 84.3%
1 238 14.4%
2 19 1.2%
3 2 0.1%
Note: Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100%.

Type of Offense
Violent (962) is 58.3% | Property (425) is 25.8% | Drug (174) is 10.6% | Other (88) is 5.3%

* 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 1,301 in 03-04 to 1,242 in 03-05 then rose to 1,649 in 07-08

Type of Offense Number Percent

Average Sentence
Length in Years*

Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 109 6.6% 22.0 16.8
Sexual Offenses 85 5.1% 10.5 16.4
Robbery 443 26.9% 6.2 16.8
Violent Personal Offenses 285 17.3% 4.2 16.9
Burglary 364 22.1% 4.2 17.1
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 84 5.1% 2.6 17.2
Drug Offenses 174 10.6% 2.9 17.2
Weapons 45 2.7% 2.1 17.2
Other 60 3.6% 3.3 16.9
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.