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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

General Characteristics of FY 1999-00 Admissions

Total Admissions  25,743 100.0%
Gender      
Male
23,441
91.1%
Female
2,302
8.9%
Race
  
  
White
11,741
45.6%
Black
13,569
52.7%
Other
433
1.7%
Age
  
  
17 & Under
564
2.2%
18-24
6,910
26.8%
25-34
8,442
32.8%
35-49
8,697
33.8%
50-59
915
3.6%
60+
215
0.8%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
  
  
0
14,266
55.5%
1
5,000
19.4%
2
2,608
10.1%
3
1,729
6.7%
4+
2,140
8.3%

Prison Admissions by Primary Offense Type

Pie chart represents Prison Admissions by Primary Offense Type: Violent 34.5%, Property 27.8%, Drug 28.5%, Other 9.3%

* One of the following conditions must occur for a crime to be defined as violent under this definition: actual physical harm or threat of physical harm, or a reasonable probability existed that individual criminal acts could have resulted in unintended physical harm or the threat of physical harm.


Admissions Over Five Years

Line chart represents Admissions Over Five Years: Increase from 95-96 20,934 to 99-00 25,743


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length In Years* Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter
1,027
4.0%
23.6 years
30.8
Sexual offenses
1,662
6.5%
10.8 years
35.2
Robbery
2,119
8.2%
8.8 years
26.7
Violent Personal offenses
3,538
13.7%
4.7 years
31.6
Burglary
4,188
16.3%
5.2 years
29.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud
3,341
13.0%
2.7 years
33.1
Drug offenses
7,325
28.5%
2.9 years
32.6
Weapons
845
3.3%
4.1 years
31.3
Other
1,698
6.6%
2.7 years
34.6
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.