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

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Executive Summary

This report primarily covers FY2004-05 with some historical data provided for the time period from July 1, 1993, through June 30, 2005. Data are reported in 2 sections: demographics and workload. Each section includes an executive summary and sub-sections on each supervision/monitoring type.

Salient points concerning the demographic breakdown of program participants by gender, race and age for new placements in Fiscal Year 2004-05 are as follows:
  • Table 1A: The ratio of male offenders to female offenders is greatest for Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) monitoring (87.3% male). Female offenders were more likely to be placed on RF (17.4% of total offenders) than GPS (12.7% of total offenders).
  • Table 1B: Black offenders comprised just slightly more than one-third of placements on RF monitoring (34.5%) and GPS monitoring (34.5%).
  • Table 1C: The 18-24 age group comprised the largest percentage of placements on RF monitoring (34.0%) and GPS monitoring (31.7%).
  • Table 1D: Offenders placed for a drug offense comprised the largest group for RF monitoring (24.4%). Offenders placed for sexual offenses comprised the largest group for GPS monitoring (36.1%).
  • Chart 1A: Offenders placed on RF monitoring are mostly violent offenders (37.4%) and the majority of those placed on GPS are violent offenders (62.2%).
  • Table 1E: Over one-third (39.6%) of offenders placed on GPS monitoring are sex offenders compared to 14.5% on RF monitoring.
  • Table 1F: The number of offenders placed on RF monitoring in FY 2004-05 decreased compared to FY 2003-04. The number of offenders placed on GPS monitoring increased from 1,102 in FY 2003-04 to 1,131 in FY 2004-05.

 

For more information, contact:
Shari Britton
Office of Community Corrections
Florida Department of Corrections
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500
(850) 410-4319, SC 210-4319
E-mail: Britton.Shari@mail.dc.state.fl.us