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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Elderly (50 or Older) Admissions

Category FY 2010-11
Elderly Admissions 3,452 100.0%
Gender
Male 3,105 89.9%
Female 347 10.1%
Race
White 1,958 56.7%
Black 1,412 40.9%
Other 82 2.4%
Age at Admission
50-55 2,195 63.6%
56-60 787 22.8%
61-65 293 8.5%
66-70 114 3.3%
71-75 43 1.2%
76+ 20 0.6%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 1,412 41.5%
1 572 16.8%
2 349 10.3%
3 285 8.4%
4+ 770 22.6%
Data unavailable = 64

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


Type of Offense
Violent (1,017) is 30.0% | Drug (894) is 26.4% | Property (926) is 27.3% | Other (551) is 16.3%

Data Unavailable = 64

* 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 3,151 in 06-07 to 3,452in 10-11


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 111 3.3% 28.3 58.3
Sexual offenses 340 10.0% 13.7 59.0
Robbery 105 3.1% 8.5 54.6
Violent Personal offenses 464 13.7% 4.0 55.1
Burglary 373 11.0% 5.3 54.5
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 582 17.2% 3.0 55.3
Drug offenses 894 26.4% 3.2 55.3
Weapons 121 3.6% 3.6 56.2
Other 398 11.7% 2.9 55.7
Data unavailable = 64
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.