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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 Releases and Time Served

General Characteristics of Releases

Type of Offense
Violent* = 30.6% (10,145); Property = 31.3% (10,359); Drug = 25.6% (8,478); Other = 12.5% (4,155)

* 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 2012-13
Total Releases 33,137 100.0%
Gender
Male 29,486 89.0%
Female 3,651 11.0%
Race
White 17,133 51.7%
Black 14,706 44.4%
Other 1,298 3.9%
Age at Release
17 & Under 34 0.1%
18-24 5,733 17.3%
25-34 11,512 34.7%
35-49 11,061 33.4%
50-59 3,775 11.4%
60+ 1,022 3.1%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 17,961 54.2%
1 7,001 21.2%
2 3,458 10.4%
3 1,935 5.8%
4+ 2,767 8.4%
Data Unavailable 15  

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


Release by Offense Type for FY 2012-13
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years
Average Age at Release
Murder, Manslaughter 759 2.3% 18.7 42.9
Sexual Offenses 1,573 4.8% 9.5 42.5
Robbery 2,651 8.0% 7.5 32.3
Violent Personal Offenses 4,823 14.5% 3.8 35.9
Burglary 5,658 17.1% 4.2 32.8
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 5,025 15.1% 2.6 36.9
Drug Offenses 8,478 25.6% 3.2 36.4
Weapons 1,417 4.3% 3.6 33.4
Other 2,753 8.3% 2.9 38.7