Youthful Offender Population (YO)
Designated Youthful Offenders
|Youthful Offenders with emotional/physical
|Court Ordered Youthful Offenders||Total Population|
|Indian River C.I.||252||1||169||422|
|Lake City C.F.||653||0||236||889|
|Lowell Boot Camp||8||0||4||12|
|R.M.C.- Main Unit||108||1||30||139|
|Work Release Center||75||0||60||135|
|All Other Facilities||11||1||11||23|
Section 958.04, F.S., authorizes the court to sentence as a youthful offender any person:
Section 958.11(4), F.S., authorizes the Department to classify as a youthful offender any person:
In addition to the above, s. 958.11(6), F.S., authorizes the Department to assign inmates 19 or younger (except capital or life felons) to youthful offender facilities if the Department determines that the inmate’s mental or physical vulnerability would substantially or materially jeopardize his or her safety in a non-youthful offender facility.
The youngest inmate in the prison system on June 30, 2010 was 14-year-old Jermaine Dowdell, who is serving time for burglary.