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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
August 2002
 

CJEC 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 August 2002 underestimated the actual number of inmates admitted by 288 inmates. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated admissions and actual admissions was 11.2%.

  • Total Actual Admissions since September 2001 -27,979
  • Total Estimated Admissions since September 2001 - 27,133
  • Cumulative Admissions Difference - 846 (3.0%)

CJEC Estimated Prison Population
Versus Actual Prison Population

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The CJEC population estimate for August 2002 underestimated the actual number of inmates in the prison population by 784 inmates. The percent difference between the CJEC estimated prison population and the actual prison population was 1.1%.

Details on Admissions Numbers

Type of Admission Jan-02 Feb-02 Mar-02 Apr-02 May-02 Jun-02 Jul-02 Aug-02 Total
New Commitments 2,118 2,121 2,110 2,150 2,413 2,177 2,324 2,384 17,797
Violators of Control Release with New Sentences 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Violators of Conditional Release with New Sentences 19 31 21 25 37 23 24 21 201
Violators of Control Release without New Sentences 5 6 0 4 1 2 1 2 21
Violators of Conditional Release without New Sentences 146 148 152 128 159 114 134 165 1,146
Total 2,288 2,307 2,283 2,307 2,610 2,316 2,484 2,572 19,167

Offenders Admitted with Special Sentencing Provisions

Type of Special Sentencing Provision1,2 Jan-02 Feb-02 Mar-02 Apr-02 May-02 Jun-02 Jul-02 Aug-02 Total
Habitual Offenders 159 156 143 155 171 149 144 177 1,254
Violent Habitual Offenders 28 30 20 17 21 12 28 15 171
Releasee Reoffenders 47 48 39 54 56 44 46 58 392
Violent Career Criminals 3 4 6 4 5 3 3 8 36
Three Time Violent Felony Offenders 0 0 0 0 1 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 August 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%)

*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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