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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
James V. Crosby, Jr., Secretary
January 2006
 

December 2005



Introduction

The purpose of this report is to compare the estimated prison admission and population numbers from the February 14, 2005 and November 7, 2005 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 2005 overestimated the actual number of inmates admitted by 99 inmates. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated admissions and actual admissions was 3.43%.

  • Total Actual Admissions since January 2005 – 35,526
  • Total Estimated Admissions since January 2005 – 34,942
  • Cumulative Admissions Difference – 584 (1.64%)


CJEC Estimated Prison Population
Versus Actual Prison Population

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Using the average daily population, the modified CJEC population estimate for December 2005 overestimated the actual number of inmates in the population by 132 inmates. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated population and the actual average daily population was 0.15%.

Using the maximum daily population, the modified CJEC population estimate for December 2005 underestimated the actual number of inmates in the population by 230 inmates. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated population and the actual maximum daily population was 0.27%.

Using the end of month population, the modified CJEC population estimate for December 2005 overestimated the actual number of inmates in the population by 56. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated population and the end of month population was 0.07%.



Details on Admissions Numbers

Type of Admission Jan-05 Feb-05 Mar-05 Apr-05 May-05 Jun-05 Jul-05 Aug-05 Sep-05 Oct-05 Nov-05 Dec-05 Total
New Commitments

2,463

2,592

3,006

2,719

2,694

3,005

2,549

3,144

3,013

2,566

2,644 

2,712

33.107

Violators of Control Release with New Sentences

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

3

Violators of Conditional Release with New Sentences

12

7

16

12

8

9

11

17

12

8

19 

8

139

Violators of Control Release without New Sentences

3

3

1

2

2

1

2

1

2

3

2

22

Violators of Conditional Release without New Sentences

178

165

193

192

168

187

187

253

189

174

202 

166

2,254

Total

2,656

2,767

3,216

2,926

2,873

3,202

2,749

3,415

3,216

2,752

2,865

2,888 

35,525



Offenders Admitted with
Special Sentencing Provisions

Type of Special Sentencing Provision1, 2 Jan-05 Feb-05 Mar-05 Apr-05 May-05 Jun-05 Jul-05 Aug-05 Sep-05 Oct-05 Nov-05 Dec-05 Total
Habitual Offenders

146

175

191

168

166

147

154

186

191

122

146

147

1,939

Violent Habitual Offenders

27

35

34

26

27

26

14

27

23

23

23

23

308

Releasee Reoffenders

49

62

63

86

59

62

45

82

75

55

63

49

750

Violent Career Criminals

6

6

4

5

3

6

6

5

8

5

5

4

63

Three Time Violent Felony Offenders

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

 0

0

1

Dangerous Sex Felony Offender

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 0

0

0

Total

228

278

292

285

255

241

219

300

297

206

237

223 

3,061

  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.

    • 98.3% of December admissions have every component of their sentence covered by the mandatory 85% minimum sentence served law.

Details on Prison Population

Total End of Month Inmate Population
Total Population Males Females Inmates 50 Years of Age and Older Youthful Offenders* Sentenced Under 85% Law+
January 2005

83,131

77,619 (93.4%)

5,512 (6.6%)

9,408 (11.3%)

3,961 (4.8%)

64,720 (77.9%)

February 2005

83,372

77,798 (93.3%)

5,574 (6.7%)

9,501 (11.4%)

3,972 (4.8%)

65,053 (78.0%)

March 2005

83,863

78,257 (93.3%)

5,606 (6.7%)

9,623 (11.5%)

3,997 (4.8%)

65,617 (78.2%)

April 2005

84,148

78,509 (93.3%)

5,639 (6.7%)

9,708 (11.5%)

3,965 (4.7%)

65,997 (78.4%)

May 2005

84,359

78,729 (93.3%)

5,630 (6.7%)

9,798 (11.6%)

3,955 (4.7%)

66,269 (78.6%)

June 2005

84,901

79,223 (93.3%)

5,678 (6.7%)

9,883 (11.6%)

3,966 (4.7%)

66,761 (78.6%)

July 2005

85,008

79,345 (93.3%)

5,663 (6.7%)

9,967 (11.7%)

3,920 (4.6%)

67,149 (79.0%)

August 2005

85,574

79,827 (93.3%)

5,747 (6.7%)

10,126 (11.8%)

3,895 (4.6%)

67,912 (79.4%)

September 2005

86,136

80,381 (93.3%)

5,755 (6.7%)

10,262 (11.9%)

3,895 (4.5%)

68,453 (79.5%)

October 2005

86,212

80,420 (93.3%)

5,792 (6.7%)

10,318 (12.0%)

3,938 (4.6%)

68,852 (79.9%)

November 2005

86,450

80,556 (93.2%)

5,894 (6.8%)

10,437 (12.1%)

3,897 (4.5%)

69,083 (79.9%)

December 2005

 

86,563

80,602 (93.1%)

5,961 (6.9%)

10,553 (12.2%)

3,846 (4.4%)

69,453 (80.2%)

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.
+ This number represents those inmates which have every component of their sentence covered by the mandatory 85% minimum sentence served law.

 

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