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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* = 29.3% (10,418); Property = 29.7% (10,562); Drug = 27.8% (9,869); Other = 13.2% (4,699)

Data unavailable = 1

* 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 2010-2011
Total Releases 35,549 100.0%
Gender
Male 31,558 88.8%
Female 3,991 11.2%
Race
White 17,610 49.5%
Black 16,546 46.5%
Other 1,393 3.9%
Age at Release
17 & Under 76 0.2%
18-24 6,437 18.1%
25-34 12,193 34.3%
35-49 12,198 34.3%
50-59 3,782 10.6%
60+ 863 2.4%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 19,595 55.1%
1 7,276 20.5%
2 3,731 10.5%
3 2,046 5.8%
4+ 2,893 8.1%
Missing 8  

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

Inmates Releases Compared Over Five Years
2005-06= 33,348; 2006-07: 35,337; 2008-2009: 37,018; 2009-10 = 37,391; 2010-11 = 35,549;


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years
Average Age at Release
Murder, Manslaughter 786 2.2% 19.1 42.6
Sexual Offenses 1,664 4.7% 9.3 41.8
Robbery 2,598 7.3% 7.3 32.2
Violent Personal Offenses 4,966 14.0% 3.9 35.2
Burglary 5,478 15.4% 4.1 32.7
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 5,419 15.2% 2.4 36.5
Drug Offenses 9,869 27.8% 3.0 35.8
Weapons 1,370 3.9% 3.2 33.9
Other 3,398 9.6% 2.5 37.9
Data Unavailable 1