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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Releases and Time Served

General Characteristics of Releases

Type of Offense
Violent* = 26.5% (9,920); Property = 29.5% (11,015); Drug = 29.2% (10,931); Other = 14.8% (5,542)

Data unavailable = 0

* 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 exists that individual criminal acts could have resulted in unintended physical harm or the threat of physical harm.



General Characteristics of Prison Releases
Category FY 2009-2010
Total Releases 36,463 100.0%
Gender
Male 32,390 88.8%
Female 4,073 11.2%
Race
White 17,920 49.2%
Black 17,171 47.1%
Other 1,372 3.7%
Age at Release
17 & Under 69 0.2%
18-24 6,363 17.5%
25-34 12,249 33.6%
35-49 13,136 36.0%
50-59 3,840 10.5%
60+ 806 2.2%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 20,105 55.2%
1 7,522 20.6%
2 3,730 10.2%
3 2,074 5.7%
4+ 3,006 8.3%
Missing 26  

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

Inmates Releases Compared Over Five Years
2004-05 = 31,537; 2005-06= 33,348; 2006-07: 35,337; 2008-2009: 37,018; 2008-09 = 37,391;


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years
Average Age at Release
Murder, Manslaughter 758 2.1% 18.1 42.0
Sexual Offenses 1,572 4.3% 8.9 41.1
Robbery 2,419 6.6% 7.3 32.4
Violent Personal Offenses 5,046 13.8% 3.5 35.1
Burglary 5,161 14.2% 4.1 33.3
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 5,636 15.5% 2.3 36.6
Drug Offenses 10,513 28.8% 2.8 35.6
Weapons 1,354 3.7% 3.1 33.6
Other 4,004 11.0% 2.3 38.0
Data Unavailable 0