There were 276 escapes from all DC facilities during FY 1995-96. The majority (87.7%) were escapes from minimum custody facilities, such as work release centers. 88.4% have been recaptured, and about 41.4% of those were recaptured within 24 hours of their escape.
A total of 13 inmates escaped from major institutions during FY 1995-96, compared to 37 the previous fiscal year. Of the total (13) inmates who escaped from major institutions, all 13 (100%) were recaptured. For a copy of the Florida Department of Corrections' monthly "Inmate Escape Report" call the Bureau of Research and Data Analysis at (904) 488-1801 or SunCom 278-1801.
Escapes by Type of Institution(FY 1995-96)
|Type of Institution||Escapes by Facilities||Recaptures||Recaptures Within 24 Hrs.|
|Work Camps and Road Prisons||21||7.60%||17||81.00%||11||64.70%|
|Community Correctional Centers and Drug Treatment Centers||242||87.70%||214||88.40%||82||38.30%|