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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 2002
 

December 2002

Introduction

The purpose of this report is to compare the estimated prison admission and population numbers from the September 25, 2002 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 2002 underestimated the actual number of inmates admitted by 61 inmates. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated admissions and actual admissions was 9.7%.

  • Total Actual Admissions since September 2002 -9,702
  • Total Estimated Admissions since September 2002 - 9,526
  • Cumulative Admissions Difference - 176 (1.8%)


CJEC Estimated Prison Population
Versus Actual Prison Population

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Using the average daily population, the CJEC population estimate for December 2002 overestimated the actual number of inmates in the population by 234 inmates. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated population and the actual average daily population was 0.3%.

Using the maximum daily population, the CJEC population estimate for December 2002 underestimated the actual number of inmates in the population by 77 inmates. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated population and the actual maximum daily population was 0.1%.

Using the end of month population, the CJEC population estimate for December 2002 underestimated the actual number of inmates in the population by 20 inmates. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated population and the end of month population was 0.02%.

Details on Admissions Numbers

Type of Admission Jan-02 Feb-02 Mar-02 Apr-02 May-02 Jun-02
New Commitments
2,118
2,121
2,110
2,150
2,413
2,177
Violators of Control Release with New Sentences
0
1
0
0
0
0
Violators of Conditional Release with New Sentences
19
31
21
25
37
23
Violators of Control Release without New Sentences
5
6
0
4
1
2
Violators of Conditional Release without New Sentences
146
148
152
128
159
114
Total
2,288
2,307
2,283
2,307
2,610
2,316

Type of Admission Jul-02 Aug-02 Sep-02 Oct-02 Nov-02 Dec-02 Total
New Commitments
2,324
2,384
2,148
2,567
2,095
2,299
26,906
Violators of Control Release with New Sentences
1
0
1
1
0
0
4
Violators of Conditional Release with New Sentences
24
21
29
15
11
10
266
Violators of Control Release without New Sentences
1
2
0
4
3
0
28
Violators of Conditional Release without New Sentences
134
165
121
145
129
124
1,665
Total
2,484
2,572
2,299
2,732
2,238
2,433
28,869

Offenders Admitted with Special Sentencing Provisions

Type of Special Sentencing Provision1,2 Jan-02 Feb-02 Mar-02 Apr-02 May-02 Jun-02
Habitual Offenders
159
156
143
155
171
149
Violent Habitual Offenders
28
30
20
17
21
12
Releasee Reoffenders
47
48
39
54
56
44
Violent Career Criminals
3
4
6
4
5
3
Three Time Violent Felony Offenders
0
0
0
0
1
0


Type of Special Sentencing Provision1 Jul-02 Aug-02 Sep-02 Oct-02 Nov-02 Dec-02 Total
Habitual Offenders
144
177
154
199
156
214
1,977
Violent Habitual Offenders
28
15
23
22
27
38
281
Releasee Reoffenders
46
58
66
80
52
52
642
Violent Career Criminals
3
8
3
4
2
2
47
Three Time Violent Felony Offenders
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.
  2. These are the special provisions at admission and are subject to change upon audit of sentence structure
  • 96.8% 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-02 68,217
(94.1%)
4,292
(5.9%)
6,509
(9.0%)
4,262
(5.9%)
47,853
(66.0%)
Feb-02 68,461
(94.1%)
4,326
(5.9%)
6,596
(9.1%)
4,161
(5.7%)
48,283
(66.3%)
Mar-02 68,586
(94.1%)
4,294
(5.9%)
6,658
(9.1%)
4,128
(5.7%)
48,638
(66.7%)
Apr-02 68,691
(94.1%)
4,324
(5.9%)
6,744
(9.2%)
4,078
(5.6%)
48,960
(67.1%)
May-02 68,977
(94.1%)
4,366
(5.9%)
6,802
(9.3%)
4,057
(5.5%)
49,507
(67.5%)
Jun-02 69,164
(94.0%)
4,389
(6.0%)
6,852
(9.3%)
4,029
(5.5%)
49,971
(68.0%)
Jul-02 69,288
(94.0%)
4,445
(6.0%)
6,892
(9.4%)
4,019
(5.5%)
50,445
(68.4%)
Aug-02 69,561
(94.0%)
4,466
(6.0%)
6,965
(9.4%)
4,110
(5.6%)
51,016
(68.9%)
Sep-02 69,758
(94.0%)
4,486
(6.0%)
7,053
(9.5%)
4,124
(5.6%)
51,452
(69.3%)
Oct-02 70,194
(93.9%)
4,569
(6.1%)
7,173
(9.6%)
4,180
(5.6%)
52,106
(69.7%)
Nov-02 70,282
(93.8%)
4,586
(6.1%)
7,237
(9.7%)
4,234
(5.7%)
52,433
(70.0%)
Dec-02 70,613
(93.9%)
4,595
(6.1%)
7,317
(9.7%)
4,294
(5.7%)
53,030
(70.5%)

* 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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