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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Recidivism Rates and Age for Inmates Released 2004-2011

Recidivism by Age at Release

The older an inmate is at time of release, the less likely he is to return to prison.

The older an inmate is at time of release, the less likely he is to return to prison.

Recidivism by Age at First Offense

The younger an inmate is at the time of their first offense that results in a commitment to the Department of Corrections, the more likely that inmate will be to return to prison.

The younger an inmate is at the time of their first offense that results in a commitment to the Department of Corrections, the more likely that inmate will be to return to prison.