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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Inmate Releases and Time Served

General Characteristics of Releases

Type of Offense
Violent* = 30.8% (10,048); Property = 32.2% (10,531); Drug = 24.6% (8,041); Other = 12.4% (4,047)

*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 2014-15
Total Releases 32,668 100.0%
Gender
Male 28,757 88.0%
Female 3,911 12.0%
Race
White 17,262 52.8%
Black 14,186 43.4%
Other 1,220 3.7%
Age at Release
17 & Under 26 0.1%
18-24 4,823 14.8%
25-34 11,507 35.2%
35-49 10,983 33.6%
50-59 4,207 12.9%
60+ 1,122 3.4%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 17,272 52.9%
1 7,095 21.7%
2 3,498 10.7%
3 2,072 6.4%
4+ 2,717 8.3%
Data Unavailable 14  

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


Release by Offense Type for FY 2014-15
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years
Average Age at Release
Murder, Manslaughter 806 2.5% 19.3 43.6
Sexual Offenses 1,737 5.3% 9.5 43.2
Robbery 2,503 7.7% 7.7 33.1
Violent Personal Offenses 4,644 14.2% 4.0 36.7
Burglary 5,385 16.5% 4.5 33.6
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 5,491 16.8% 2.5 37.0
Drug Offenses 8,041 24.6% 3.3 37.3
Weapons 1,531 4.7% 3.5 33.3
Other 2,529 7.7% 2.8 40.0
Data Unavailable = 1

 



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