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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Elderly (50 or Older) Admissions

Category  FY 2013-14
Elderly Admissions 3,748 100.0%
Gender
Male 3,375 90.0%
Female 373 10.0%
Race
White 2,180 58.2%
Black 1,475 39.3%
Other 93 2.5%
Age at Admission
50-55 2,292 61.1%
56-60 885 23.6%
61-65 362 9.7%
66-70 130 3.5%
71-75 59 1.6%
76+ 20 0.5%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 1,431 38.8%
1 574 15.6%
2 422 11.5%
3 322 8.7%
4+ 935 25.4%
Data Unavailable = 64

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


Type of Offense
Violent (1,133) is 30.8% | Drug (824) is 22.4% | Property (1,122) is 30.5% | Other (605) is 16.4%

Data Unavailable = 64

* 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 3,448 in 09-10 to 3,742 in 13-14


Elderly (50 or older) Admissions by Offense Type for FY 2013-14
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 134 3.6% 27 57.3
Sexual offenses 398 10.8% 15.1 59.2
Robbery 96 2.6% 8.4 55.2
Violent Personal offenses 524 14.2% 4.6 55.7
Burglary 424 11.5% 5.4 54.6
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 727 19.7% 2.8 55.2
Drug offenses 824 22.4% 3.4 55.5
Weapons 124 3.4% 3.4 56.0
Other 433 11.8% 2.9 56.4
Data Unavailable = 64
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.


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