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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

7A: Violent Offender Releases

Characteristics FISCAL YEAR 1998/99 FISCAL YEAR 1999/00 FISCAL YEAR 2000/01
TOTAL RELEASES
8,887
9,228
9,348
Gender
Male
8,318
93.6%
8,676
94.0%
8,708
93.2%
Female
569
6.4%
552
6.0%
640
6.8%
Race
White
3,881
43.7%
4,063
44.0%
4,305
46.1%
Black
4,811
54.1%
4,942
53.6%
4,814
51.5%
Other
194
2.2%
223
2.4%
228
2.4%
Unknown
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
1
0.0%
Ethnicity
Hispanic
781
8.8%
839
9.1%
890
9.5%
Non-Hispanic
8,106
91.2%
8,389
90.9%
8,458
90.5%
Age
17 & under
63
0.7%
63
0.7%
44
0.5%
18-24
1,946
21.9%
1,945
21.1%
2,029
21.7%
25-34
3,245
36.5%
3,255
35.3%
3,110
33.3%
35-49
3,014
33.9%
3,244
35.2%
3,412
36.5%
50-59
420
4.7%
499
5.4%
513
5.5%
60 +
191
2.2%
206
2.2%
228
2.4%
Unknown
8
0.1%
16
0.2%
12
0.1%
Average Age at Release
33.2 YEARS
33.7 YEARS
34.0 YEARS
Medical Grade
Unrestricted
5,067
57.0%
5,570
60.4%
6,276
67.1%
Minimum
2,973
33.5%
2,715
29.4%
2,183
23.4%
Moderate
646
7.3%
698
7.6%
712
7.6%
Severe
168
1.9%
185
2.0%
81
0.9%
Unknown
33
0.4%
60
0.7%
96
1.0%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder
7,877
88.6%
8,099
87.8%
7,996
85.5%
Mild Impairment
251
2.8%
289
3.1%
323
3.5%
Moderate Impairment
673
7.6%
753
8.2%
891
9.5%
Severe Impairment
28
0.3%
44
0.5%
46
0.5%
Assigned to Care Unit
27
0.3%
20
0.2%
21
0.2%
Unknown
31
0.3%
23
0.2%
71
0.8%
Offense Type
Murder/Manslaughter
983
11.1%
1,088
11.8%
926
9.9%
Sexual/Lewd Assault
1,279
14.4%
1,368
14.8%
1,543
16.5%
Robbery
2,842
32.0%
2,870
31.1%
2,608
27.9%
Violent, Other
3,229
36.3%
3,346
36.3%
3,745
40.1%
Burglary
371
4.2%
383
4.2%
348
3.7%
Weapons
177
2.0%
171
1.9%
171
1.8%
Other
6
0.1%
2
0.0%
7
0.1%
County of Release
Dade
971
10.9%
1,013
11.0%
1,012
10.8%
Broward
784
8.8%
766
8.3%
779
8.3%
Hillsborough
768
8.6%
701
7.6%
673
7.2%
Pinellas
469
5.3%
476
5.2%
571
6.1%
Orange
498
5.6%
562
6.1%
578
6.2%
All Others
5,397
60.7%
5,710
61.9%
5,735
61.4%
Average Months Served
47.7
51.4
49.7
Average % Sentence Served
72.7%
74.4%
78.1%
Supervision
Yes
4,672
52.6%
4,806
52.1%
4,789
51.2%
No
4,215
47.4%
4,422
47.9%
4,559
48.8%
NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A Offense Type by Time-Served