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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Additional Facts

Random Drug Testing

Random Drug Test Results in Accordance with (F.S. 944.473(1)) for FY 2008-09

Type of Test Valid Tests Negative Tests Positive Tests Positive Rate Drug Test Positive
Alcohol Cannabis Cocaine Opiates Other Total*
Random 70,741 69,609 1,132 1.60% 0 1,013 65 21 56 1,155
For Cause 6,333 5,246 1,087 17.20% 52 964 54 22 45 1,137
*Inmates can test positive for more than one drug on a test.

 

Community Corrections Statewide Offender Drug Testing Over Five Years

Escapes have increased from 87 in 99-00 to 158 in 08-09.

Escapes by Quarter

Escapes in the 1st Quarter: 2 from Work Camps or Road Prisons, 37 from Work Release or Contract Centers, and 0 from Correctional Institutions; 2nd Quarter: 3 from Work Camps or Road Prisons, 34 from Work Release or Contract Centers, and 0 from Correctional Institutions; 3rd Quarter: 0 from Work Camps or Road Prisons, 30 from Work Release or Contract Centers, and 0 from Correctional Institutions; 4th Quarter: 1 from Work Camps or Road Prisons, 50 from Work Release or Contract Centers, and 0 from Correctional Institutions;