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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 2011-12
Elderly Admissions 3,349 100.0%
Gender
Male 2,998 89.5%
Female 351 10.5%
Race
White 1,923 57.4%
Black 1,328 39.7%
Other 98 2.9%
Age at Admission
50-55 2,118 63.2%
56-60 760 22.7%
61-65 306 9.1%
66-70 109 3.3%
71-75 38 1.1%
76+ 18 0.5%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 1,320 40.1%
1 541 16.4%
2 375 11.4%
3 273 8.3%
4+ 784 23.8%
Data Unavailable = 56

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


Type of Offense
Violent (983) is 29.9% | Drug (835) is 25.4% | Property (918) is 27.9% | Other (557) is 16.9%

Data Unavailable = 56

* 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 Fiscal Years
Fell from 3,483 in 07-08 to 3,349 in 11-12


Elderly (50 or older) Admissions by Offense Type for FY 2011-12
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 110 3.3% 25.9 58.3
Sexual offenses 321 9.7% 14.8 59.2
Robbery 100 3.0% 9.2 54.5
Violent Personal offenses 468 14.2% 4.5 55.5
Burglary 354 10.8% 5.4 54.3
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 584 17.7% 2.8 55.1
Drug offenses 835 25.4% 3.4 55.6
Weapons 111 3.4% 4.0 55.9
Other 410 12.5% 2.9 55.4
Data Unavailable = 56
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.