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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

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

Characteristics FISCAL YEAR 2000/01 FISCAL YEAR 2001/02 FISCAL YEAR 2002/03
TOTAL RELEASES 1,666 1,763 1,947
Gender
Male 1,585 95.1% 1,681 95.3% 1,818 93.4%
Female 81 4.9% 82 4.7% 129 6.6%
Race
White 916 55.0% 977 55.4% 1,030 52.9%
Black 707 42.4% 749 42.5% 873 44.8%
Other 43 2.6% 37 2.1% 44 2.3%
Ethnicity
Hispanic 177 10.6% 162 9.2% 192 9.9%
Non-Hispanic 1,489 89.4% 1,601 90.8% 1,755 90.1%
Age at Time of Release
50-54 Years 919 55.2% 980 55.6% 1,094 56.2%
55-59 Years 378 22.7% 444 25.2% 487 25.0%
60-64 Years 198 11.9% 191 10.8% 182 9.3%
65-69 Years 91 5.5% 85 4.8% 100 5.1%
70+ Years 80 4.8% 63 3.6% 84 4.3%
Medical Grade
Unrestricted 458 27.5% 416 23.6% 494 25.4%
Minimum 665 39.9% 833 47.2% 928 47.7%
Moderate 449 27.0% 455 25.8% 476 24.4%
Severe 70 4.2% 29 1.6% 30 1.5%
Unknown 24 1.4% 30 1.7% 19 1.0%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder 1,454 87.3% 1,528 86.7% 1,674 86.0%
Mild Impairment 40 2.4% 37 2.1% 59 3.0%
Moderate Impairment 133 8.0% 165 9.4% 184 9.5%
Severe Impairment 11 0.7% 3 0.2% 8 0.4%
Assigned to Care Unit 4 0.2% 3 0.2% 5 0.3%
Unknown 24 1.4% 27 1.5% 17 0.9%
Offense Type
Murder/Manslaughter 147 8.8% 127 7.2% 143 7.3%
Sexual Offenses 266 16.0% 249 14.1% 276 14.2%
Robbery 77 4.6% 108 6.1% 110 5.6%
Violent Personal Crimes 225 13.5% 246 14.0% 276 14.2%
Burglary 142 8.5% 148 8.4% 171 8.8%
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 211 12.7% 219 12.4% 274 14.1%
Weapons 58 3.5% 42 2.4% 59 3.0%
Drugs 402 24.1% 445 25.2% 485 24.9%
Other Offenses 138 8.3% 179 10.2% 153 7.9%
County of Release
Dade 134 8.0% 133 7.5% 158 8.1%
Broward 161 9.7% 134 7.6% 144 7.4%
Hillsborough 107 6.4% 125 7.1% 129 6.6%
Pinellas 79 4.7% 111 6.3% 117 6.0%
Duval 88 5.3% 110 6.2% 92 4.7%
All Others 1,097 65.8% 1,150 65.2% 1,307 67.1%
Average Months Served 47.5 48.2 48.9
Average % Sentence Served 75.8% 78.0% 78.8%
Average Age at Release 55.9 years 55.6 years 55.6 years
Supervision
Yes 642 38.5% 713 40.4% 795 40.8%
No 1,024 61.5% 1,050 59.6% 1,152 59.2%

NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A