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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Youthful (17 or under at offense) Admissions

Category FY 2008-09
Youthful Admissions 1,789 100.0%
Gender
Male 1,714 95.8%
Female 75 4.2%
Race
White 633 35.4%
Black 1,100 61.5%
Other 56 3.1%
Age at Admission
12 or younger 9 0.5%
13 13 0.7%
14 47 2.6%
15 192 10.7%
16 558 31.2%
17 970 54.2%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 1,553 86.8%
1 220 12.3%
2 16 0.9%

Note: Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100%.


Type of Offense
Violent (926) is 51.8% | Property (575) is 32.1% | Drug (167) is 9.3% | Other (121) is 6.8%
* 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
Rose from 1,242 in 04-05 to 1,798 in 08-09


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 125 7.0% 17.2 16.5
Sexual offenses 75 4.2% 10.7 16.6
Robbery 448 25.0% 6.7 16.9
Violent Personal offenses 267 14.9% 5.2 17
Burglary 456 25.5% 4.6 16.9
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 119 6.7% 2.3 17.1
Drug offenses 166 9.3% 3 17.2
Weapons 52 2.9% 2.8 17
Other 81 4.5% 4.8 16.2
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.