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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 2015-16
Elderly Admissions 3,815 100.0%
Gender
Male 3,461 90.7%
Female 354 9.3%
Race
White 2,209 57.9%
Black 1,497 39.2%
Other 109 2.9%
Age at Admission
50-55 2,192 57.5%
56-60 1,018 26.7%
61-65 404 10.6%
66-70 133 3.5%
71-75 46 1.2%
76+ 22 0.6%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0                 1,320 35.1%
1                    660 17.6%
2                    412 11.0%
3                    322 8.6%
4+                 1,044 27.8%
Data Unavailable = 57

 

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


Type of Offense
Violent (1,079) is 28.7% | Drug (848) is 22.6% | Property (1,189) is 31.6% | Other (642) is 17.1%

Data Unavailable = 57

* 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 3,349 in 11-12 to 3,815 in 15-16


Elderly (50 or older) Admissions by Offense Type for FY 2015-16
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter                    118 3.1% 26 57.7
Sexual Offenses                    348 9.3% 14.8 58.0
Robbery                      97 2.6% 9.3 54.3
Violent Personal Offenses                    538 14.3% 4.4 55.9
Burglary                    444 11.8% 6 55.0
Theft/Forgery/Fraud                    770 20.5% 2.9 55.0
Drug Offenses                    848 22.6% 3.7 55.6
Weapons                    146 3.9% 3.3 56.4
Other                    449 11.9% 2.7 56.0
Data Unavailable =  57
* Sentence Lengths of 50 years or longer are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.

 



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