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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Admissions for Drug Offenses Continue to Decline

There were 4,954 drug offenders admitted during the 1996-97 fiscal year. Most of them (55.9% had prior Florida prison commitments. For the seventh consecutive year, drug admissions have decreased. See Profiles for more information on the typical drug offender.

Drug Admissions As a Percent of Total Admissions
FY 1987-88 to 1996-97

Chart shows drug admissions as a percent of total admissions.  Numbers frose from 27.8% in 87-88 to 36.1% in 89-90, then dropped down to 22.6% in 1996-97.