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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Youthful (17 or under at offense) Admissions

Category  FY 2015-16
Youthful Admissions 1,054 100.0%
Gender
Male 1,017 96.5%
Female 37 3.5%
Race
White 310 29.4%
Black 710 67.4%
Other 34 3.2%
Age at Offense
12 or younger                 8 0.8%
13                 4 0.4%
14               30 2.8%
15             114 10.8%
16             325 30.8%
17             573 54.4%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0             793 75.2%
1             243 23.1%
2               17 1.6%
3 0 0.0%
4                 1 0.1%

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


Type of Offense
Violent (614) is 58% | Property (326) is 31% | Drug (39) is 4% | Other (75) is 7%
* 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.

Youthful (17 or under) Admissions Over Ten Fiscal Years
Rose from 1,372 in 06-07 to 1,817 in 10-11 then fell to 1,054 in 15-16


Youthful (17 or under) Admissions by Offense Type for FY 2015-16
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 81 7.7% 23.3 16.2
Sexual Offenses 55 5.2% 13.6 15.7
Robbery 250 24% 5.9 16.3
Violent Personal Offenses 186 17.6% 5.9 16.2
Burglary 310 29.4% 5.7 16.5
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 40 3.8% 3.0 16.6
Drug Offenses 39 3.7% 2.2 16.4
Weapons 59 5.6% 3.7 16.5
Other 34 3.2% 4.7 15.5
* Sentence Lengths of 50 years or longer are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.

 



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