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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

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Inmates in Prison

There were 75,101 inmates in prison on January 31, 2003, compared to 72,509 the previous year (3.5% increase).

Time Served

  • Inmates released from prison in January 2003 served an average of 83.0% of their sentences.
  • 1,860 (83.6%) of the inmates released in January 2003 had one or more sentences that fell under the minimum 85% of sentence served law.

Older Inmates

  • There were 7,348 inmates age 50 or older in prison on January 31, 2003. This is an increase of 12.8% since last year (6,509 inmates on January 31, 2002).

Escapes

  • The last escape from a secure perimeter was in April 2000.