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Prepared by:
Florida Department of Corrections Bureau of Research and Data Analysis

Inmate Information
and Analysis Section

Michael W. Moore, Secretary
December 2000

 

Jan. 2000 - Dec. 2000

Introduction

The purpose of this report is to compare the estimated prison admission and population numbers from the March 3, 2000 Criminal Justice Estimating Conference (CJEC) to the actual prison admission and population numbers. Types of admissions and offenders admitted under special sentencing provisions are also described.

CJEC Estimated Prison Admissions
Versus Actual Admissions

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The Criminal Justice Estimating Conference (CJEC) admissions estimate for December 2000 overestimated the actual number of inmates admitted by 294 inmates. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated admissions and actual admissions was 14.9%.

CJEC Estimated Prison Population
Versus Actual Prison Population

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The CJEC population estimate for December 2000 overestimated the actual number of inmates in the prison population by 1,647 inmates. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated prison population and the actual prison population was 2.3%.

Details on Admissions Numbers

Type of Admission Jan-00 Feb-00 Mar-00 Apr-00 May-00 Jun-00 Jul-00 Aug-00 Sep-00 Oct-00 Nov-00 Dec-00 Total

New Commitments

1,893

1,888

2,485

2,073 2,196 2,262 1,979 2,314 2,106 2,209 1,963 1,816 25,184

Violators of Control Release with New Sentences

1

0

1

1 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 2 11

Violators of Conditional Release with New Sentences

22

29

31

36 25 35 22 34 33 29 25 25 346

Violators of Control Release without New Sentences

6

6

8

3 6 4 6 4 7 5 9 2 66
Violators of Conditional Release without New Sentences

131

130

172

119 135 127 124 156 149 167 101 130 1,641

Total

2,053

2,053

2,697

2,232 2,362 2,429 2,133 2,509 2,297 2,410 2,098 1,975 27,248

Offenders Admitted with Special Sentencing Provisions

Type of Special Sentencing Provision1

Jan-00

Feb-00

Mar-00

Apr-00

May-00

Jun-00

Jul-00

Aug-00

Sep-00

Oct-00

Nov-00

Dec-00

Total

Habitual Offenders

157

163

195

173 178 197 182 179 165 153 131 138 2,011

Violent Habitual Offenders

13

9

20

14 19 20 14 12 12 12 12 11 168

Release Re-offenders

28 25 45 30 41 45 45 50 43 52 48 34 486

Violent Career Criminals

2

6

7

5 5 7 4 6 4 2 3 9 60

Three Time Violent Felony Offenders

0

0

0

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1. Offenders can be admitted with more than one special sentencing provision. Therefore, an offender can be included in more than one group.
  • 93.5% of December admissions were sentenced under the 85% law.

Details on Prison Population

Total End of Month Inmate Population

Males

Females

Inmates 50 Years of Age and Older

Youthful Offenders*

Sentenced Under 85% Law

Jan-00

65,855
(94.5%)

3,821
(5.5%)

5,375
(7.7%)

4,765
(6.8%)

36,985
(53.1%)

Feb-00

66,002
(94.5%)

3,854
(5.5%)

5,399
(7.7%)

4,766
(6.8%)

37,621
(53.9%)

Mar-00

66,666
(94.4%)

3,950
(5.6%)

5,501
(7.8%)

4,799
(6.8%)

38,626
(54.7%)

Apr-00

66,909
(94.4%)
3,976
(5.6%)
5,534
(7.8%)
4,675
(6.6%)
39,333
(55.5%)

May-00

66,942
(94.4%)
4,010
(5.7%)
5,573
(7.9%)
4,558
(6.4%)
39,810
(56.1%)

Jun-00

67,216
(94.4%)
4,021
(5.6%)
5,605
(7.9%)
4,625
(6.5%)
40,424
(56.8%)

Jul-00

67,141
(94.3%)
4,056
(5.7%)
5,638
(7.9%)
4,647
(6.5%)
40,724
(57.2%)

Aug-00

67,293
(94.3%)
4,078
(5.7%)
5,684
(8.0%)
4,636
(6.5%)
41,331
(57.9%)

Sep-00

67,442
(94.3%)
4,111
(5.8%)
5,749
(8.0%)
4,598
(6.4%)
41,805
(58.4%)

Oct-00

67,514
(94.2%)
4,153
(5.8%)
5,819
(8.1%)
4,588
(6.4%)
42,306
(59.0%)

Nov-00

67,372
(94.2%)
4,129
(5.8%)
5,856
(8.2%)
4,611
(6.5%)
42,540
(59.5%)

Dec-00

67,299
(94.3%)
4,108
(5.8%)
5,873
(8.2%)
4,645
(6.5%)
42,890
(60.1%)
* Youthful Offenders are inmates sentenced by the courts pursuant to s. 958.04 and those selected the department based on age, prior prison commitments, and length of sentence. Youthful Offenders are housed in institutions designated for these types of offenders.