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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 1999/00 FISCAL YEAR 2000/01 FISCAL YEAR 2001/02
TOTAL RELEASES 9,228 9,348 9,142
Gender
Male 8,676 94.0% 8,708 93.2% 8,509 93.1%
Female 552 6.0% 640 6.8% 633 6.9%
Race
White 4,063 44.0% 4,305 46.1% 4,260 46.6%
Black 4,942 53.6% 4,814 51.5% 4,672 51.1%
Other 223 2.4% 228 2.4% 210 2.3%
Unknown 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 0 0.0%
Ethnicity
Hispanic 839 9.1% 890 9.5% 866 9.5%
Non-Hispanic 8,389 90.9% 8,458 90.5% 8,276 90.5%
Age
17 & under 63 0.7% 44 0.5% 40 0.4%
18-24 1,945 21.1% 2,029 21.7% 1,872 20.5%
25-34 3,255 35.3% 3,110 33.3% 3,038 33.2%
35-49 3,244 35.2% 3,412 36.5% 3,445 37.7%
50-59 499 5.4% 513 5.5% 552 6.0%
60 + 206 2.2% 228 2.4% 194 2.1%
Unknown 16 0.2% 12 0.1% 1 0.0%
Average Age at Release 33.7 Years 34.0 Years 34.2 Years
Medical Grade
Unrestricted 5,570 60.4% 6,276 67.1% 5,944 65.0%
Minimum 2,715 29.4% 2,183 23.4% 2,440 26.7%
Moderate 698 7.6% 712 7.6% 627 6.9%
Severe 185 2.0% 81 0.9% 43 0.5%
Unknown 60 0.7% 96 1.0% 88 1.0%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder 8,099 87.8% 7,996 85.5% 7,800 85.3%
Mild Impairment 289 3.1% 323 3.5% 315 3.4%
Moderate Impairment 753 8.2% 891 9.5% 919 10.1%
Severe Impairment 44 0.5% 46 0.5% 30 0.3%
Assigned to Care Unit 20 0.2% 21 0.2% 6 0.1%
Unknown 23 0.2% 71 0.8% 72 0.8%
Murder/Manslaughter 1,088 11.8% 926 9.9% 838 9.2%
Sexual/Lewd Assault 1,368 14.8% 1,543 16.5% 1,494 16.3%
Robbery 2,870 31.1% 2,608 27.9% 2,540 27.8%
Violent, Other 3,346 36.3% 3,745 40.1% 3,713 40.6%
Burglary 383 4.2% 348 3.7% 387 4.2%
Weapons 171 1.9% 171 1.8% 165 1.8%
Other 2 0.0% 7 0.1% 5 0.1%
County of Release
Dade 1,013 11.0% 1,012 10.8% 987 10.8%
Broward 766 8.3% 779 8.3% 737 8.1%
Hillsborough 701 7.6% 673 7.2% 681 7.4%
Pinellas 476 5.2% 571 6.1% 501 5.5%
Orange 562 6.1% 578 6.2% 581 6.4%
All Others 5,710 61.9% 5,735 61.4% 5,655 61.9%
Average Months Served 51.4 49.7 51.1
Average % Sentence Served 74.4% 78.1% 79.1%
Supervision
Yes 4,806 52.1% 4,789 51.2% 4,853 53.1%
No 4,422 47.9% 4,559 48.8% 4,289 46.9%

NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A