|Quarterly Escape Report
3rd Quarter of Fiscal Year 2012-2013
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This report provides information for the third quarter (January 2013 - March 2013) of Fiscal Year 2012-13 in reference to attempted escapes, escapes and recaptures from Florida's correctional facilities. This report summarizes the following:
For purposes of this report attempted escape and escape are defined as follows: Attempted escape: Inmate is apprehended before completion of the escape act. Escape: Unauthorized absence from the designated facility boundary or absence from any official assignment outside this boundary
An escape is further defined as one of the following levels:
An escape rate is defined as the number of escapes/(total population on the last day of the month for each month in the quarter/3)* 1,000.
A perimeter escape is defined as one initiated from inside the perimeter of a correctional facility other than a community release facility.
There were 43 escapes for the third quarter (January 2013 - March 2013) of Fiscal Year 2012-13. Four of the 43 (9.3%) escapes were from a C.I. while on work detail outside the perimeter fence. One of the 43 (2.3%) escapes was from a work camp/road prison while on work detail outside the perimeter. 38 (88.4%) of the 43 escapes were from work release/contract centers. 40 (93.0%) of the 43 escapes were a Level I escape with one (2.3%) Level II, no Level III escapes and two (4.7%) that were not rated.
Of the 43 completed escapes, 39 (90.7%) were recaptured to date of this report. Of the 39 recaptured, 39 (100.0%) were recaptured within the quarter. 32 (82.1%) of the 39 were recaptured within 24 hours of the escape.
The overall escape rate for the quarter was 0.44. This is lower than the 0.46 rate observed for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2012-13. Region III had the highest escape rate at 1.19. Region I had the lowest rate with 0.15 overall for the quarter.
There were no attempted escapes in the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2012-13