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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Fact Sheet

Monthly Fact Sheet

December 2003

Did you know....

that the FY 2002-03 Department of Corrections annual report is on the web at www.dc.state.fl.us/pub/annual/0203?

Did you know that it costs $17,297 a year to feed, clothe, and house an inmate at a major prison in Florida? Or that Florida's 2,600 probation officers collected over $82 million in cost of supervision fees, victim restitution and other payments from those on supervision in FY 2002-03? Did you know that 43.8% of those admitted to prison in FY 2002-03 had been in Florida prisons before, and that 19.0% of inmates in prison on June 30, 2003 were serving time for a drug offense? These and other facts and figures about the Florida prison system, such as the table on the race and gender of death row inmates, are now available on the web at www.dc.state.fl.us/pub/annual/0203. Hard copies can be requested from the Department of Corrections' Bureau of Research and Data Analysis at (850) 488-1801.

Race and Gender of Death Row Inmates on June 30, 1995-2003
  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Gender
Males 346 361 375 363 373 365 368 369 366
Females 6 6 6 4 4 3 3 3 1
Race
Black 131 139 138 128 134 130 133 132 128
White 206 210 223 221 229 227 227 229 230
Other 15 18 20 18 14 11 11 11 9
Race / Gender
White Males 202 206 219 219 227 225 225 227 229
Black Males 129 137 136 127 133 130 133 132 128
Other Males 15 18 20 17 13 10 10 10 9
White Females 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 1
Black Females 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
Other Females 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0
Total 352 367 381 367 377 368 371 372 367

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