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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

Inmate Admissions Decrease 8%

Inmate Admissions Compared Over Ten Fiscal Years
Admissions rose from 26,064 males and 2,818 females in 2002-2003 to 28,601 males and 3,678 females in 2011-2012

Inmate admissions refer to the number of offenders admitted into the prison system during a given period of time. In this report, fiscal years run from July 1 to June 30. The following tables and charts will detail the characteristics of inmates who were admitted into Florida state prisons from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012. Other fiscal years may also be featured to illustrate trends.

  • From FY1011 to FY 2011-12 , inmate admissions decreased 8%.

  • For each of the last five years, the single largest group of prison admissions was incarcerated for drug crimes. These incarcerations decreased from 29.3% in FY 2007-08 to 24.6% in FY 2011-12 .

  • Those who enter prison today for a crime committed on or after October 1, 1995 will serve a minimum of 85% of their sentences.
Admissions to Prison for Drug Crimes Compared Over Five Fiscal Years
Fell from 29.3% in 07-08 to 24.6% in 11-12