There were 163 escapes from all DC facilities during FY 1997-98. The majority (90.8%) were escapes from minimum custody facilities, such as work release centers. 95.1% have been recaptured, and 46.5% of those were recaptured within 24 hours of their escape.
A total of eight inmates escaped from major institutions during FY 1997-98, compared to nine the previous fiscal year. Of the total eight inmates who escaped from major institutions, all eight (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 (850) 410-4485 or SunCom 210-4485 or see the report online at www.dc.state.fl.us/executive/research/escape/.
| Total Inmate Escapes Over 10 Fiscal
| Escapes by Month
|Escapes by Type of Institution
|Type of Institution||Escapes by Facilities||Recaptures||Recaptures Within 24 Hrs.|
|Work Camps and Road Prisons||7||4.3%||6||85.7%||3||50.0%|
|Community Correctional Centers and Drug Treatment Centers||148||90.8%||141||95.3%||67||47.5%|