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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 2014-15
Elderly Admissions 3,739 100.0%
Gender
Male 3,371 90.2%
Female 368 9.8%
Race
White 2,160 57.8%
Black 1,473 39.4%
Other 106 2.8%
Age at Admission
50-55 2,265 60.6%
56-60 911 24.4%
61-65 341 9.1%
66-70 159 4.3%
71-75 38 1.0%
76+ 25 0.7%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 1,419 38.5%
1 581 15.8%
2 400 10.9%
3 320 8.7%
4+ 963 26.1%
Data Unavailable = 56

 

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


Type of Offense
Violent (1,123) is 30.5% | Drug (905) is 24.5% | Property (1,104) is 30% | Other (551) is 15%

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
Rose from 3,452 in 10-11 to 3,739 in 14-15


Elderly (50 or older) Admissions by Offense Type for FY 2014-15
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 127 3.4% 24.4 57.9
Sexual Offenses 383 10.4% 15.6 59.1
Robbery 106 2.9% 7.9 55.2
Violent Personal Offenses 532 14.4% 3.8 56.0
Burglary 389 10.6% 5.4 55.0
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 734 19.9% 2.9 55.6
Drug Offenses 905 24.6% 3.5 55.5
Weapons 109 3.0% 4.8 55.6
Other 398 10.8% 3.1 55.9
Data Unavailable =  56
* Sentence Lengths of 50 years or longer are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.

 



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