There were 191 escapes from all DC facilities during FY 1996-97. The majority (85.9%) were escapes from minimum custody facilities, such as work release centers. 86.9% have been recaptured, and about 51.2% of those were recaptured within 24 hours of their escape.
A total of nine inmates escaped from major institutions during FY 1996-97, compared to 13 the previous fiscal year. Of the total nine inmates who escaped from major institutions, seven (77.8%) were recaptured. For a copy of the Florida Department of Corrections' monthly "Inmate Escape Report," call the Bureau of Research and Data Analysis at (850) 410-4485 or SunCom 210-4485.
|Type of Institution||Escapes by Facilities||Recaptures||Recaptures Within 24 Hrs.|
|Work Camps and Road Prisons||18||9.4%||16||88.9%||9||56.3%|
|Community Correctional Centers and Drug Treatment Centers||164||85.9%||143||87.2%||71||49.7%|