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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Recidivism Rates and Primary Offenses for Inmates Released 2005-2012

This graph shows that inmates in for murder or manslaughter have the lowest recidivism rates. Inmates in for robbery offenses have higher than average recidivism rates.

The graph above shows that inmates in prison for murder or manslaughter have the lowest recidivism rates, followed closely by drug offenders. Inmates serving time for robbery, burglary, sex, property and other offenses have higher recidivism rates than average recidivism rates.