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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Profiles of Inmates Admitted

  PROFILES
of Inmates Admitted
During
FY 1997-98
  The Typical Male Offender
  bullet Percent of All Admissions 91.9%
  bullet Is Black 53.6%
  bullet Is 29 or Younger 49.1%
  bullet Was Convicted of:
    Sale/Manufacture of Drugs 14.0%
    Burglary of a Dwelling 10.0%
    Robbery with a Weapon 6.3%
  bullet Has a Prison Sentence of 3 Years or Less 54.0%
  bullet Was Convicted In:
    Broward County 14.2%
    Dade County 11.7%
    Hillsborough County 8.6%
   
The Typical Drug Offender The Typical Habitual Offender
bullet Percent of All Admissions 24.4% bullet Percent of All Admissions 13.1%
bullet Is Black 75.1% bullet Is Black 69.8%
bullet Is 34 or Younger 59.2% bullet Is 34 or Younger 55.6%
bullet Was Convicted of: bullet Was Convicted of:
  Sale/Manufacture of Drugs 57.9%   Sale/Manufacture of Drugs 16.0%
  Possession of Drugs 26.8%   Burglary of a Dwelling 12.4%
  Trafficking of Drugs 15.3%   Burglary of a Structure 10.0%
bullet Has a Prison Sentence of 2 Years or Less 51.1% bullet Has a Prison Sentence of 6 Years or Less 50.0%
bullet Was Convicted In: bullet Was Convicted In:
  Broward County 20.9%   Dade County 24.4%
  Hillsborough County 9.0%   Broward County 18.1%
  Dade County 8.7%   Hillsborough County 10.8%
   
The Typical Female Offender The Typical New Admission
bullet Percent of All Admissions 8.1% bullet Is Male 91.9%
bullet Is Black 51.4% bullet Is Black 53.4%
bullet Is 34 or Younger 58.9% bullet Is 29 or Younger 47.9%
bullet Was Convicted of: bullet Was Convicted of:
  Sale/Manufacture of Drugs 16.3%   Sale/Manufacture of Drugs 14.1%
  Possession of Drugs 13.0%   Burglary of a Dwelling 9.8%
  Aggravated Battery 7.8%   Possession of Drugs 6.5%
bullet Has a Prison Sentence of 3 Years or Less 69.5% bullet Has a Prison Sentence of 3 Years or Less 55.2%
bullet Was Convicted In: bullet Was Convicted In:
  Broward County 16.6%   Broward County 14.4%
  Hillsborough County 10.7%   Dade County 11.3%
  Dade County 7.5%   Hillsborough County 8.8%