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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 2009-10
Youthful Admissions 1,817 100.0%
Gender
Male 1,739 95.7%
Female 78 4.3%
Race
White 595 32.7%
Black 1,152 63.4%
Other 70 3.9%
Age at Admission
12 or younger                 6 0.3%
13               10 0.6%
14               50 2.8%
15             168 9.2%
16             573 31.5%
17          1,010 55.6%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0          1,565 86.2%
1             235 12.9%
2               15 0.8%
3                 2 0.1%

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


Type of Offense
Violent (993) is 54.7% | Property (602) is 33.1% | Drug (114) is 6.3% | Other (108) is 5.9%
* 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 1,266 in 05-06 to 1,817 in 09-10


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 122 6.7% 20.8 16.7
Sexual offenses 81 4.5% 11.0 16.7
Robbery 507 27.9% 6.6 16.9
Violent Personal offenses 265 14.6% 5.2 16.9
Burglary 502 27.6% 4.5 17.0
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 100 5.5% 2.5 17.3
Drug offenses 114 6.3% 3.2 17.2
Weapons 77 4.2% 2.6 17.0
Other 50 2.7% 4.3 16.5
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.