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

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Drug Admissions

There were 5,530 drug offenders admitted during the 1997-98 fiscal year. Most of them (57.4%) had prior Florida prison commitments. For the first time in eight years, drug admissions have increased. See Profiles for more information on the typical drug offender.

Drug Admissions
as a Percent of Total Admissions

FY 1988-89 to 1997-98

Graph showing the decline in drug admissionas as a percent of total admissions from 32.7% in 1988 to 24.4% in 1998.