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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

2A: Offender Characteristics

Characteristics FISCAL YEAR 1999/00 FISCAL YEAR 2000/01 FISCAL YEAR 2001/02
TOTAL RELEASES
24,317
26,805
26,299
Gender
Male
22,393
92.1%
24,522
91.5%
23,876
90.8%
Female
1,924
7.9%
2,283
8.5%
2,423
9.2%
Race
White
10,318
42.4%
11,826
44.1%
11,634
44.2%
Black
13,515
55.6%
14,418
53.8%
14,064
53.5%
Other
484
2.0%
561
2.1%
601
2.3%
Ethnicity
Hispanic
1,932
7.9%
2,169
8.1%
2,196
8.4%
Non-Hispanic
22,385
92.1%
24,636
91.9%
24,103
91.6%
Age
17 & Under
95
0.4%
92
0.3%
78
0.3%
18-24
4,852
20.0%
5,448
20.3%
5,260
20.0%
25-34
8,426
34.7%
8,931
33.3%
8,613
32.8%
35-49
9,469
38.9%
10,646
39.7%
10,584
40.2%
50-59
1,135
4.7%
1,297
4.8%
1,424
5.4%
60+
324
1.3%
369
1.4%
339
1.3%
Unknown
16
0.1%
22
0.1%
1
0.0%
Average Age at Release
33.7 years
33.9 years
34.2 years
Medical Grade
Unrestricted
14,481
59.6%
18,014
67.2%
16,963
64.5%
Minimum
7,528
31.0%
6,410
23.9%
7,257
27.6%
Moderate
1,792
7.4%
1,894
7.1%
1,732
6.6%
Severe
337
1.4%
171
0.6%
80
0.3%
Unknown
179
0.7%
316
1.2%
267
1.0%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder
21,535
88.6%
23,507
87.7%
22,812
86.7%
Mild Impairment
698
2.9%
808
3.0%
807
3.1%
Moderate Impairment
1,888
7.8%
2,153
8.0%
2,360
9.0%
Severe Impairment
77
0.3%
83
0.3%
69
0.3%
Assigned to Care Unit
39
0.2%
37
0.1%
31
0.1%
Unknown
80
0.3%
217
0.8%
220
0.8%
County of Release
Broward
2,487
10.2%
2,835
10.6%
2,515
9.6%
Dade
2,263
9.3%
2,357
8.8%
2,280
8.7%
Hillsborough
1,966
8.1%
2,136
8.0%
2,081
7.9%
Orange
1,359
5.6%
1,740
6.5%
1,713
6.5%
Pinellas
1,351
5.6%
1,599
6.0%
1,483
5.6%
All Others*
14,891
61.2%
16,138
60.2%
16,227
61.7%
Circuit of Release
Circuit 17
2,487
10.2%
2,834
10.6%
2,515
9.6%
Circuit 11
2,263
9.3%
2,357
8.8%
2,280
8.7%
Circuit 13
1,966
8.1%
2,136
8.0%
2,081
7.9%
Circuit 9
1,533
6.3%
1,933
7.2%
1,912
7.3%
Circuit 6
1,694
7.0%
1,960
7.3%
1,844
7.0%
All Others**
14,374
59.1%
15,585
58.1%
15,667
59.6%
Average Months Served
39.2
36.8
37.0
Average % Sentence Served
78.8%
82.1%
82.8%
Supervision to follow
Yes
9,086
37.4%
9,476
35.4%
9,403
35.8%
No
15,231
62.6%
17,329
64.6%
16,896
64.2%
* Includes release to federal custody, unknown destination, death and other counties.
** Includes the above and also all other circuits.

NOTES:

  1. Life sentences are excluded from time served data, as are some permanent release types and any cases with missing observations.
  2. Please see Appendix for definition of violent and definition of time-served calculation.