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Michael D. Crews, Secretary

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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 2001
 

December 2001

Introduction

The purpose of this report is to compare the estimated prison admission and population numbers from the September 21, 2001 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 2001 overestimated the actual number of inmates admitted by 83 inmates. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated admissions and actual admissions was 4.1%.

  • Total Actual Admissions since September 2001 - 8,812
  • Total Estimated Admissions since September 2001 - 8,937
  • Cumulative Admissions Difference - 125 (1.4%)
CJEC Estimated Prison Population
Versus Actual Prison Population

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The CJEC population estimate for December 2001 overestimated the actual number of inmates in the prison population by 439 inmates. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated prison population and the actual prison population was 0.6%.

Details on Admissions Numbers

Type of Admission Jan-01 Feb-01 Mar-01 Apr-01 May-01 Jun-01
New Commitments
2,013
1,970
2,311
2,128
2,313
2,049
Violators of Control Release with New Sentences
1
1
1
0
1
2
Violators of Conditional Release with New Sentences
23
33
27
24
40
26
Violators of Control Release without New Sentences
7
1
6
5
5
5
Violators of Conditional Release without New Sentences
135
109
149
140
136
134
Total
2,179
2,114
2,494
2,297
2,495
2,216

Type of Admission Jul-01 Aug-01 Sep-01 Oct-01 Nov-01 Dec-01 Total
New Commitments
2,077
2,214
1,923
2,318
2,047
1,884
25,247
Violators of Control Release with New Sentences
1
0
1
0
1
1
10
Violators of Conditional Release with New Sentences
24
32
18
27
25
15
314
Violators of Control Release without New Sentences
6
3
4
5
3
2
52
Violators of Conditional Release without New Sentences
132
152
140
145
134
119
1,625
Total
2,240
2,401
2,086
2,495
2,210
2,021
27,248

Offenders Admitted with Special Sentencing Provisions

Type of Special Sentencing Provision1 Jan-01 Feb-01 Mar-01 Apr-01 May-01 Jun-01
Habitual Offenders
132
142
165
185
175
163
Violent Habitual Offenders
21
11
14
20
24
30
Releasee Reoffenders
53
40
70
53
52
53
Violent Career Criminals
6
5
6
2
8
9
Three Time Violent Felony Offenders
1
0
1
0
1
1


Type of Special Sentencing Provision1 Jul-01 Aug-01 Sep-01 Oct-01 Nov-01 Dec-01 Total
Habitual Offenders
176
179
145
201
159
151
1,973
Violent Habitual Offenders
28
35
17
26
32
24
282
Releasee Reoffenders
42
67
43
46
53
50
622
Violent Career Criminals
7
10
5
5
9
4
76
Three Time Violent Felony Offenders
0
0
0
1
0
0
5

  1. Offenders can be admitted with more than one special sentencing provision. Therefore, an offender can be included in more than one group.
  • 96.1% 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-01
67,107 (94.2%)
4,137 (5.8%)
5,923 (8.3%)
4,576 (6.4%)
43,054 (60.4%)
Feb-01
67,065 (94.2%)
4,142 (5.8%)
5,968 (8.4%)
4,450 (6.3%)
43,365 (60.9%)
Mar-01
67,404 (94.1%)
4,206 (5.9%)
6,032 (8.4%)
4,330 (6.1%)
44,007 (61.5%)
Apr-01
67,451 (94.1%)
4,203 (5.9%)
6,077 (8.5%)
4,356 (6.1%)
44,386 (61.9%)
May-01
67,704 (94.1%)
4,254 (5.9%)
6,123 (8.5%)
4,316 (6.0%)
44,994 (62.5%)
Jun-01
67,769 (94.1%)
4,244 (5.9%)
6,173 (8.6%)
4,320 (6.0%)
45,396 (63.0%)
Jul-01
67,822 (94.1%)
4,253 (5.9%)
6,233 (8.7%)
4,318 (6.0%)
45,746 (63.5%)
Aug-01
67,929 (94.1%)
4,258 (5.9%)
6,296 (8.7%)
4,334 (6.0%)
46,204 (64.0%)
Sep-01
67,938 (94.1%)
4,272 (5.9%)
6,330 (8.8%)
4,320 (6.0%)
46,497 (64.4%)
Oct-01
68,089 (94.0%)
4,315 (6.0%)
6,373 (8.8%)
4,351 (6.0%)
46,953 (64.9%)
Nov-01
68,183 (94.1%)
4,286 (6.0%)
6,414 (8.9%)
4,377 (6.0%)
47,276 (65.2%)
Dec-01
68,122 (94.1%)
4,281 (5.9%)
6,426 (8.9%)
4,300 (5.9%)
47,556 (65.7%)

* Youthful Offenders are inmates sentenced by the courts pursuant to s. 958.04 and those selected by the department based on age, prior prison commitments, and length of sentence. Youthful Offenders are housed in institutions designated for these types of offenders.

 

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