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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

5A: Offenders Age 50+ (At Time of Release)

Characteristics FISCAL YEAR 1999/00 FISCAL YEAR 2000/01 FISCAL YEAR 2001/02
TOTAL RELEASES
1,459
1,666
1,763
Gender
Male 1,377 94.4% 1,585 95.1% 1,681 95.3%
Female 82 5.6% 81 4.9% 82 4.7%
Race
White 789 54.1% 916 55.0% 977 55.4%
Black 636 43.6% 707 42.4% 749 42.5%
Other 34 2.3% 43 2.6% 37 2.1%
Ethnicity
Hispanic 145 9.9% 177 10.6% 162 9.2%
Non-Hispanic 1,314 90.1% 1,489 89.4% 1,601 90.8%
Age at Time of Release
50-54 Years 813 55.7% 919 55.2% 980 55.6%
55-59 Years 322 22.1% 378 22.7% 444 25.2%
60-64 Years 170 11.7% 198 11.9% 191 10.8%
65-69 Years 92 6.3% 91 5.5% 85 4.8%
70+ Years 62 4.2% 80 4.8% 63 3.6%
Medical Grade
Unrestricted 304 20.8% 458 27.5% 416 23.6%
Minimum 635 43.5% 665 39.9% 833 47.2%
Moderate 380 26.0% 449 27.0% 455 25.8%
Severe 124 8.5% 70 4.2% 29 1.6%
Unknown 16 1.1% 24 1.4% 30 1.7%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder 1,265 86.7% 1,454 87.3% 1,528 86.7%
Mild Impairment 39 2.7% 40 2.4% 37 2.1%
Moderate Impairment 134 9.2% 133 8.0% 165 9.4%
Severe Impairment 9 0.6% 11 0.7% 3 0.2%
Assigned to Care Unit 2 0.1% 4 0.2% 3 0.2%
Unknown 10 0.7% 24 1.4% 27 1.5%
Offense Type
Murder/Manslaughter 168 11.5% 147 8.8% 127 7.2%
Sexual Offenses 230 15.8% 266 16.0% 249 14.1%
Robbery 90 6.2% 77 4.6% 108 6.1%
Violent Personal Crimes 198 13.6% 225 13.5% 246 14.0%
Burglary 130 8.9% 142 8.5% 148 8.4%
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 159 10.9% 211 12.7% 219 12.4%
Weapons 47 3.2% 58 3.5% 42 2.4%
Drugs 339 23.2% 402 24.1% 445 25.2%
Other Offenses 98 6.7% 138 8.3% 179 10.2%
County of Release
Broward 117 8.0% 161 9.7% 134 7.6%
Dade 131 9.0% 134 8.0% 133 7.5%
Hillsborough 102 7.0% 107 6.4% 125 7.1%
Pinellas 82 5.6% 79 4.7% 111 6.3%
Duval 89 6.1% 88 5.3% 110 6.2%
All Others 938 64.3% 1,097 65.8% 1,150 65.2%
Average Months Served
48.9
47.5
48.2
Average % Sentence Served
72.1%
75.8%
78.0%
Average Age at Release
55.9 Years
55.9 Years
55.6 Years
Supervision
Yes 580 39.8% 642 38.5% 713 40.4%
No 879 60.2% 1,024 61.5% 1,050 59.6%

NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A