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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

General Characteristics of FY 2014-15 Admissions

Category  FY 2014-15
Total Admissions 30,985 100.0%
Gender
Male 27,220 87.8%
Female 3,765 12.2%
Race
White 16,667 53.8%
Black 13,185 42.6%
Other 1,133 3.7%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 197 0.6%
18-24 6,609 21.3%
25-34 11,030 35.6%
35-49 9,410 30.4%
50-59 3,037 9.8%
60+ 702 2.3%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 15,883 52.4%
1 6,809 22.5%
2 3,368 11.1%
3 1,820 6.0%
4+ 2,432 8.0%
Data Unavailable 673  

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


Type of Offense
Violent (9,382) is 31.0% | Drug (6,961) is 23.0% | Property (9,881) is 32.5% | Other (4,088) is 13.5%

Data Unavailable = 673

* 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.



Inmate Admissions Compared Over Five Fiscal Years
Fell from 32,279 in 10-11 to 32,279 in 11-12, rose to 33,295 in 12-13 but fell again to 30,985 in 14-15.


General Characteristics of Admissions by Offense Type for FY 2014-15
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 942 3.1% 26.4 34.3
Sexual Offenses 1,770 5.8% 13 39
Robbery 2,053 6.8% 7.7 28.7
Violent Personal Offenses 4,304 14.2% 4.4 34.7
Burglary 5,058 16.7% 5 31.2
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 5,172 17.1% 2.6 36.7
Drug Offenses 6,961 23.0% 3.2 36.7
Weapons 1,628 5.4% 3.6 31.8
Other 2,424 8.0% 2.9 38.3
Data Unavailable = 673
* Sentence Lengths of 50 years or longer are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.

 

 



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