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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

3A: Number of Releases by Offense Type

Offense Type FISCAL YEAR 1998/99 FISCAL YEAR 1999/00 FISCAL YEAR 2000/01
Violent
8,887
38.6%
9,228
37.9%
9,348
34.9%
Property
6,958
30.2%
7,115
29.3%
7,905
29.5%
Drug
5,673
24.6%
6,223
25.6%
7,305
27.3%
Other
1,505
6.5%
1,748
7.2%
2,246
8.4%
Unknown
2
0.0%
3
0.0%
1
0.0%
TOTAL
23,025
100.0%
24,317
100.0%
26,805
100.0%
Murder/Manslaughter
983
4.3%
1,088
4.5%
926
3.5%
Capital Murder
229
1.0%
272
1.1%
241
0.9%
2nd Degree Murder
446
1.9%
515
2.1%
402
1.5%
3rd Degree Murder
12
0.1%
14
0.1%
17
0.1%
Homicide, Other
1
0.0%
4
0.0%
1
0.0%
Manslaughter
210
0.9%
197
0.8%
164
0.6%
DUI Manslaughter
85
0.4%
86
0.4%
101
0.4%
Sexual/Lewd Assault
1,279
5.6%
1,368
5.6%
1,543
5.8%
Capital Sexual Battery
239
1.0%
245
1.0%
272
1.0%
Life Sexual Battery
99
0.4%
105
0.4%
101
0.4%
1st Degree Sexual Battery
137
0.6%
143
0.6%
164
0.6%
2nd Degree Sexual Battery
135
0.6%
127
0.5%
136
0.5%
Sexual Assault, Other
10
0.0%
5
0.0%
11
0.0%
Lewd/Lascivious Behavior
659
2.9%
743
3.1%
859
3.2%
Robbery
2,842
12.3%
2,870
11.8%
2,608
9.7%
Robbery with Weapon
1,556
6.8%
1,559
6.4%
1,387
5.2%
Robbery w/o Weapon
1,267
5.5%
1,278
5.3%
1,174
4.4%
Home Invasion Robbery
19
0.1%
33
0.1%
47
0.2%
Violent, Other
3,229
14.0%
3,346
13.8%
3,745
14.0%
Aggravated Battery
1,175
5.1%
1,238
5.1%
1,265
4.7%
Aggravated Battery on LEO
487
2.1%
481
2.0%
536
2.0%
Aggravated Assault
497
2.2%
442
1.8%
524
2.0%
Resisting Arrest with Violence
255
1.1%
243
1.0%
288
1.1%
Kidnapping
230
1.0%
258
1.1%
254
0.9%
Arson
133
0.6%
150
0.6%
140
0.5%
Leaving Accident Scene
88
0.4%
67
0.3%
70
0.3%
Violent, Other
56
0.2%
86
0.4%
170
0.6%
Abuse of Children
90
0.4%
94
0.4%
157
0.6%
Assault/Battery, Other
42
0.2%
69
0.3%
73
0.3%
DUI, Injury
60
0.3%
67
0.3%
82
0.3%
Aggravated Stalking
46
0.2%
75
0.3%
78
0.3%
Home Invasion, Other
0
0.0%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
Carjacking
70
0.3%
74
0.3%
108
0.4%
Burglary
4,369
19.0%
4,483
18.4%
4,771
17.8%
Burglary, Structure
1,294
5.6%
1,333
5.5%
1,425
5.3%
Burglary, Dwelling
2,147
9.3%
2,253
9.3%
2,459
9.2%
Burglary, Armed
501
2.2%
468
1.9%
482
1.8%
Burglary with Assault
371
1.6%
383
1.6%
348
1.3%
Burglary, Trespass, Other
56
0.2%
46
0.2%
57
0.2%
Property Theft/Fraud/ Damage
2,960
12.9%
3,015
12.4%
3,482
13.0%
Grand Theft, Other
665
2.9%
674
2.8%
751
2.8%
Stolen Property
927
4.0%
966
4.0%
1,078
4.0%
Grand Theft Automobile
625
2.7%
638
2.6%
732
2.7%
Forgery/Counterfeiting
320
1.4%
287
1.2%
347
1.3%
Fraudulent Practices
164
0.7%
184
0.8%
260
1.0%
Other Theft, Property Damage
186
0.8%
209
0.9%
270
1.0%
Worthless Checks
73
0.3%
57
0.2%
44
0.2%
Drugs
5,673
24.6%
6,223
25.6%
7,305
27.3%
Manufacture/Sale/Purchase
3,451
15.0%
3,740
15.4%
4,315
16.1%
Drugs, Possession, Other
1,503
6.5%
1,784
7.3%
2,175
8.1%
Drugs, Trafficking
719
3.1%
699
2.9%
815
3.0%
Weapons
886
3.8%
828
3.4%
864
3.2%
Weapons, Possession
709
3.1%
657
2.7%
691
2.6%
Weapons, Discharging
177
0.8%
171
0.7%
171
0.6%
Weapons, Other
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
2
0.0%
Other
802
3.5%
1,093
4.5%
1,560
5.8%
Escape
361
1.6%
434
1.8%
585
2.2%
DUI, No Injury
172
0.7%
236
1.0%
239
0.9%
Other
108
0.5%
137
0.6%
162
0.6%
Racketeering
51
0.2%
54
0.2%
58
0.2%
Traffic,Other
108
0.5%
231
0.9%
507
1.9%
Pollution/Hazardous Materials
2
0.0%
1
0.0%
9
0.0%
NOTES:
  1. See Appendix for definition of a violent offense.
  2. Violent grouping was changed in September 1997, therefore, total category numbers may vary from previous reports.