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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

8A: Drug Offender Releases

Characteristics FISCAL YEAR 1998/99 FISCAL YEAR 1999/00 FISCAL YEAR 2000/01
TOTAL RELEASES
5,673
6,223
7,305
Gender
Male
5,007
88.3%
5,511
88.6%
6,450
88.3%
Female
666
11.7%
712
11.4%
855
11.7%
Race
White
1,301
22.9%
1,390
22.3%
1,846
25.3%
Black
4,298
75.8%
4,736
76.1%
5,336
73.0%
Other
74
1.3%
97
1.6%
123
1.7%
Ethnicity
Hispanic
394
6.9%
392
6.3%
457
6.3%
Non-Hispanic
5,279
93.1%
5,831
93.7%
6,848
93.7%
Age
17 & under
13
0.2%
9
0.1%
9
0.1%
18-24
854
15.1%
990
15.9%
1,249
17.1%
25-34
2,030
35.8%
2,144
34.5%
2,504
34.3%
35-49
2,481
43.7%
2,741
44.0%
3,140
43.0%
50-59
241
4.2%
294
4.7%
354
4.8%
60 +
54
1.0%
45
0.7%
48
0.7%
Missing
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
1
0.0%
Average Age at Release
34.5 YEARS
38.1 YEARS
34.3 YEARS
Medical Grade
Unrestricted
3,043
53.6%
3,604
57.9%
4,833
66.2%
Minimum
2,047
36.1%
2,048
32.9%
1,828
25.0%
Moderate
486
8.6%
463
7.4%
514
7.0%
Severe
78
1.4%
58
0.9%
38
0.5%
Unknown
19
0.3%
50
0.8%
92
1.3%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder
5,158
90.9%
5,634
90.5%
6,609
90.5%
Mild Impairment
117
2.1%
136
2.2%
170
2.3%
Moderate Impairment
365
6.4%
411
6.6%
451
6.2%
Severe Impairment
7
0.1%
12
0.2%
15
0.2%
Assigned to Care Unit
5
0.1%
5
0.1%
4
0.1%
Unknown
21
0.4%
25
0.4%
56
0.8%
Offense Type
Trafficking
719
12.7%
699
11.2%
815
11.2%
Sale/Purchase/Manufacture
3,451
60.8%
3,740
60.1%
4,315
59.1%
Possession
1,503
26.5%
1,784
28.7%
2,175
29.8%
County of Release
Broward
845
14.9%
941
15.1%
1,108
15.2%
Hillsborough
558
9.8%
591
9.5%
703
9.6%
Dade
454
8.0%
524
8.4%
489
6.7%
Pinellas
335
5.9%
400
6.4%
451
6.2%
Orange
254
4.5%
304
4.9%
492
6.7%
All Others
3,227
56.9%
3,463
55.6%
4,062
55.6%
Average Months Served
30.4
29.1
27.3
Average % Sentence Served
78.6%
82.5%
85.1%
Supervision
Yes
1,292
22.8%
1,377
22.1%
1,467
20.1%
No
4,381
77.2%
4,846
77.9%
5,838
79.9%


NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A Offense Type by Time-Served