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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Inmate Admissions refers to the 23,762 inmates who entered the Florida prison system from July 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999. The following pages will detail the characteristics of these offenders. As illustrated below, prison admissions peaked in FY 1989-90, then declined for the next six years. Inmate admissions have risen slightly for the last three years. There were 6,477 drug offenders admitted during the 1998-99 fiscal year.

Inmate Admissions
FY 1989-90 to FY 1998-99

Inmate Admissions - Number dropped from 44,701 in 1989-90 to 23,762 in 98-99.

Drug Admissions As a Percent of Total Admissions
FY 1989-90 to FY 1998-99

Drug Admissions - Number Dropped from  36.1% in 1989 to 27.3% in 1999, with a low point of 22.6 in 1997.

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