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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

INMATE ADMISSIONS

Youthful (17 or Under at Offense)
Admissions in FY 1990-00

Total Admissions 1,829 100.0%
Gender
 
 
Male
1,746
95.5%
Female
83
4.5%
Race
 
 
White
677
37.0%
Black
1,119
61.2%
Other
33
1.8%
Age
 
 
11
1
0.1%
12
5
0.2%
13
22
1.2%
14
88
4.8%
15
210
11.5%
16
601
32.9%
17
902
49.3%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
 
 
0
1,474
80.6%
1
331
18.1%
2
23
1.3%
3
1
0.1%
4+
0
0.0%

Type of Offense

Chart:  Violent (54.1%), Property (29.7%), Drug (12.2%) O

* 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.


Youthful Offender Admissions Over Five Years

Chart:  Fell from 1,970 in 95-96 to 1,829 in 99-00

 

Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length In Years* Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter
132
7.2%
20.5 years
15.9
Sexual offenses
82
4.5%
7.5 years
16.0
Robbery
419
22.9%
6.0 years
16.0
Violent Personal offenses
294
16.1%
4.6 years
16.2
Burglary
480
26.2%
4.0 years
16.3
Theft/Forgery/Fraud
117
6.4%
3.5 years
16.4
Drug offenses
224
12.2%
2.8 years
16.5
Weapons
37
2.0%
3.1 years
16.2
Other
44
2.4%
2.7 years
16.3
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life and death are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.