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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 2012-13
Elderly Admissions 3,613 100.0%
Gender
Male 3,278 90.7%
Female 335 9.3%
Race
White 2,073 57.4%
Black 1,452 40.2%
Other 88 2.4%
Age at Admission
50-55 2,308 63.9%
56-60 798 22.1%
61-65 311 8.6%
66-70 126 3.5%
71-75 40 1.1%
76+ 30 0.8%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 1,365 38.5%
1 549 15.5%
2 401 11.3%
3 328 9.2%
4+ 903 25.5%
Data Unavailable = 67

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


Type of Offense
Violent (1,087) is 30.6% | Drug (893) is 25.2% | Property (1,014) is 28.6% | Other (893) is 15.6%

Data Unavailable = 67

* 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
Rose from 3,412 in 08-09 to 3,613 in 12-13


Elderly (50 or older) Admissions by Offense Type for FY 2012-13
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 116 3.3% 25 59.6
Sexual offenses 385 10.9% 14.8 59.1
Robbery 92 2.6% 12.8 54.5
Violent Personal offenses 508 14.3% 4.8 55.6
Burglary 413 11.6% 5.1 54.6
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 622 17.5% 2.9 55.2
Drug offenses 893 25.2% 3.5 55.3
Weapons 103 2.9% 2.9 55.2
Other 414 11.7% 2.8 55.3
Data Unavailable = 67
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.