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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

Elderly (50 or Older) Admissions

Category FY 2009-10
Elderly Admissions 3,448 100.0%
Gender
Male 3,112 90.3%
Female 336 9.7%
Race
White 1,926 55.9%
Black 1,439 41.7%
Other 83 2.4%
Age at Admission
50-55 2,241 65.0%
56-60 746 21.6%
61-65 293 8.5%
66-70 121 3.5%
71-75 30 0.9%
76+ 17 0.5%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0                 1,437 42.3%
1                    587 17.3%
2                    388 11.4%
3                    256 7.5%
4+                    729 21.5%
Data unavailable = 51

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


Type of Offense
Violent (920) is 27.1% | Drug (972) is 28.6% | Property (929) is 27.4% | Other (576) is 16.9%

Data Unavailable = 51

* 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.

 


Elderly Inmate Admissions Compared Over Five Years
Rose from 2,606 in 05-06 to 3,448in 09-10


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 95 2.8% 26.7 57.3
Sexual offenses 305 9.0% 14.6 58.8
Robbery 93 2.7% 8.6 54.3
Violent Personal offenses 454 13.4% 4.1 55.4
Burglary 335 9.9% 5.2 54.2
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 594 17.5% 2.9 55.0
Drug offenses 972 28.6% 3.5 55.1
Weapons 112 3.3% 3.7 55.7
Other 437 12.8% 2.7 55.8
Data unavailable = 51
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.