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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* = 31.0% (9,890); Property = 32.3% (10,324); Drugs = 24.0% (7,663); Other = 12.8% (4,079)

*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 2015-16
Total Releases 31,957 100.0%
Gender
Male 28,171 88.1%
Female 3,768 11.9%
Race
White 16,834 52.7%
Black 13,843 43.3%
Other 1,280 4.0%
Age at Release
17 & Under 31 0.1%
18-24 4,186 13.1%
25-34 11,266 35.3%
35-49 10,928 34.2%
50-59 4,290 13.4%
60+ 1,256 3.9%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 16,360 51.2%
1 7,283 22.8%
2 3,520 11.0%
3 1,983 6.2%
4+ 2,792 8.7%
Data Unavailable 19  

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


Release by Offense Type for FY 2015-16
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years
Average Age at Release
Murder, Manslaughter 811 2.5% 18.7 44.0
Sexual Offenses 1,686 5.3% 9.3 42.9
Robbery 2,406 7.5% 8.0 34.2
Violent Personal Offenses 4,645 14.5% 4.0 36.9
Burglary 5,314 16.6% 4.7 34.0
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 5,362 16.8% 2.6 38.0
Drug Offenses 7,663 24.0% 3.3 37.8
Weapons 1,580 4.9% 3.4 33.6
Other 2,489 7.8% 3.0 39.6
Data Unavailable = 1

 



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