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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 FY2008-09 with some historical data provided for the time period from July 1, 1993, through June 30, 2009. 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 2008-09 are as follows:

  • Table 1A: The ratio of male offenders to female offenders is greatest for Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) monitoring (93.2% male).   Female offenders were more likely to be placed on RF (21.4% of total offenders) than GPS (6.8% of total offenders).
  • Table 1B: Black offenders comprised just slightly more than one-third of placements on RF monitoring (37.0%) and GPS monitoring (37.3%).
  • Table 1C: The 18-24 age group comprised the largest percentage of placements on RF monitoring (25.2%). The 45 or older age group comprised the largest percentage of placements on GPS monitoring (27.1%).
  • Table 1D: Offenders placed for a drug offense comprised the largest group for RF monitoring (20.2%). Offenders placed for sexual offenses comprised the largest group for GPS monitoring (43.7%).
  • Chart 1A: Offenders placed on RF monitoring are mostly violent offenders (29.0%) and the majority of those placed on GPS are sex offenders (43.7%).
  • Table 1E: Over one-third (35.9%) of offenders placed on GPS monitoring are JLA (Jessica Lunsford Act) sex offenders compared to 6.3% on RF monitoring.
  • Table 1F: As number of offenders placed on RF monitoring has steadily decreased since FY 2003-04 from 628 to 238 in FY 2008-09, the number of offenders placed on GPS has increased from 1,100 in FY 2003-04 to 2,932 in FY 2008-09.
  • Chart 1B: The total number of monitoring placements in FY 2008-09 has increased by 1.2% from FY 2007-08.  GPS placements make up over ninety percent (92.5%) of the total placements in FY 2008-09.

 

For more information, contact:
Shawn Satterfield
Office of Community Corrections
Florida Department of Corrections
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500
(850) 410-4342
E-mail: Satterfield.Shawn@mail.dc.state.fl.us