|Quarterly Escape Report
2nd Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016-2017
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This report provides information for the second quarter (October 2016 - December 2016) of FY 2016-17 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 inside the perimeter of a correctional facility other than a community release facility.
There were 10 escapes for the second quarter (October 2016 - December 2016) of Fiscal Year 2016-17. 8 (80.0%) of the escapes were from Contracted Work Release Centers and 2 (20.0%) were from Work Camps/Road Prisons. 3 of the 10 escapes (30.0%) were Level I escapes. 6 (60.0%) escapes were designated "not rated." There was 1 escape designated Level III during the second quarter.
Of the 10 completed escapes, 9 (90.0%) were recaptured. Of the 9 recaptured, 8 (88.9%) were recaptured within the same quarter. Of those recaptured within the same quarter, 7 (87.5%) were recaptured within 24 hours of escape.
The overall escape rate for the quarter was 0.10 escapes per 1,000 inmates. This is slightly higher than the .08 rate observed for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2015-16, but lower than the 0.2 rate observed for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2014-15 as well as the 0.23 rate observed for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2013-14. Region IV had the highest escape rate at 0.33. Region II had the lowest rate with 0.03 overall for the quarter.
There was 1 attempted escape in the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2016-17.