|Quarterly Escape Report
2nd Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014-2015
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This report provides information for the second quarter (October 2014 – December 2014) of Fiscal Year 2014-15 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:
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 insidehttp://www.dc.state.fl.us/pub/escape/index.html the perimeter of a correctional facility other than a community release facility.
There were 19 escapes for the second quarter (October 2014 - December 2014) of Fiscal Year 2014-15. One of the 19 (5.3%) escapes was from a Correctional Institution (C.I.) and was a breach of the perimeter fence. None of the 19 (0.0%) escapes were from a work camp/road prison while on work detail outside the perimeter. 18 (94.7%) of the 19 escapes were from work release/contract centers. 18 (94.7%) of the 19 escapes were Level I escapes, with one (5.3%) Level II escapes, and no (0.0%) Level III escapes. None (0.0%) of the escapes were designated as "not rated."
Of the 19 completed escapes, 19 (100.0%) were recaptured as of January 21, 2015. Of the 19 recaptured, 19 (100.0%) were recaptured within the quarter. Twelve (63.2%) of the 19 were recaptured within 24 hours of the escape.
The overall escape rate for the quarter was 0.19 escapes per 1,000 inmates. This is slightly higher than the 0.17 rate observed for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2014-15. Region IV had the highest escape rate at 0.33. Region I had the lowest rate with 0.12 overall for the quarter.
There was one attempted escape in the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2014-15.