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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

Profiles of Inmates in Admitted During FY 1996-97

The Typical Male Offender   The Typical New Admission
Percent of All Admissions 92.10%   Is Male 92.10%
Is Black 52.00%   Is Black 51.90%
Is 29 or Younger 50.90%   Is 34 or Younger 67.50%
Was Convicted of:     Was Convicted of:  
Sale Manufacture of Drugs 13.10%   Sale Manufacture of Drugs 13.30%
Burglary of Dwelling 10.30%   Burglary of Dwelling 10.00%
Robbery with Weapon 6.40%   Robbery with Weapon 6.10%
Has Prison Sentence of:     Has Prison Sentence of:  
3 years or Less 53.50%   3 years or Less 54.60%
Was Convicted In:     Was Convicted In:  
Broward County 13.90%   Broward County 14.00%
Dade County 11.30%   Dade County 11.00%
Hillsborough County 8.70%   Hillsborough County 8.90%
         
The Typical Female Offender   The Typical Drug Offender
Percent of All Admissions 7.90%   Is Male 22.60%
Is Black 51.70%   Is Black 73.70%
Is 29 or Younger 60.30%   Is 34 or Younger 62.10%
Was Convicted of:     Was Convicted of:  
Sale Manufacture of Drugs 15.90%   Sale Manufacture of Drugs 59.10%
Possesion of Drugs 11.40%   Possesion of Drugs 26.40%
Buglary of a Dwelling 7.10%   Trafficking in Drugs 14.60%
Has Prison Sentence of:     Has Prison Sentence of:  
3 years or Less 70.00%   2 Years or Less 51.00%
Was Convicted In:     Was Convicted In:  
Broward County 15.10%   Broward County 20.60%
Hillsborough County 10.80%   Dade County 9.40%
Pinellas County 9.00%   Hillsborough County 8.50%
         
The Typical Habitual Offender   Profiles of Inmates Admitted During FY 1996-97
Is Male 13.20%  
Is Black 69.30%  
Is 34 or Younger 59.10%  
Was Convicted of:    
Sale Manufacture of Drugs 16.50%  
Burglary of a Dwelling 12.70%  
Buglrary of a Structure 10.50%  
Has Prison Sentence of:    
5 Years or Less 50.90%  
Was Convicted In:    
Dade County 24.20%  
Broward County 18.00%  
Hillsborough County 12.70%