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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 2000/01 FISCAL YEAR 2001/02 FISCAL YEAR 2002/03
TOTAL RELEASES 26,805 26,299 26,599
Gender
Male 24,522 91.5% 23,876 90.8% 24,148 90.8%
Female 2,283 8.5% 2,423 9.2% 2,451 9.2%
Race
White 11,826 44.1% 11,634 44.2% 11,985 45.1%
Black 14,418 53.8% 14,064 53.5% 13,974 52.5%
Other 561 2.1% 601 2.3% 640 2.4%
Ethnicity
Hispanic 2,169 8.1% 2,196 8.4% 2,295 8.6%
Non-Hispanic 24,636 91.9% 24,103 91.6% 24,304 91.4%
Age
17 & Under 92 0.3% 78 0.3% 35 0.1%
18-24 5,448 20.3% 5,260 20.0% 5,284 19.9%
25-34 8,931 33.3% 8,613 32.8% 8,515 32.0%
35-49 10,646 39.7% 10,584 40.2% 10,818 40.7%
50-59 1,297 4.8% 1,424 5.4% 1,581 5.9%
60+ 369 1.4% 339 1.3% 366 1.4%
Unknown 22 0.1% 1 0.0% 0 0.0%
Average Age at Release 33.9 years 34.2 years 34.5 years
Medical Grade
Unrestricted 18,014 67.2% 16,963 64.5% 16,919 63.6%
Minimum 6,410 23.9% 7,257 27.6% 7,778 29.2%
Moderate 1,894 7.1% 1,732 6.6% 1,584 6.0%
Severe 171 0.6% 80 0.3% 71 0.3%
Unknown 316 1.2% 267 1.0% 247 0.9%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder 23,507 87.7% 22,812 86.7% 22,846 85.9%
Mild Impairment 808 3.0% 807 3.1% 874 3.3%
Moderate Impairment 2,153 8.0% 2,360 9.0% 2,534 9.5%
Severe Impairment 83 0.3% 69 0.3% 65 0.2%
Assigned to Care Unit 37 0.1% 31 0.1% 44 0.2%
Unknown 217 0.8% 220 0.8% 236 0.9%
County of Release
Broward 2,835 10.6% 2,515 9.6% 2,464 9.3%
Dade 2,357 8.8% 2,280 8.7% 2,206 8.3%
Hillsborough 2,136 8.0% 2,081 7.9% 2,066 7.8%
Orange 1,740 6.5% 1,713 6.5% 1,754 6.6%
Pinellas 1,599 6.0% 1,483 5.6% 1,483 5.6%
All Others* 16,138 60.2% 16,227 61.7% 16,626 62.5%
Circuit of Release
Circuit 17 2,834 10.6% 2,515 9.6% 2,464 9.3%
Circuit 11 2,357 8.8% 2,280 8.7% 2,207 8.3%
Circuit 13 2,136 8.0% 2,081 7.9% 2,066 7.8%
Circuit 9 1,933 7.2% 1,912 7.3% 1,961 7.4%
Circuit 6 1,960 7.3% 1,844 7.0% 1,864 7.0%
All Others** 15,585 58.1% 15,667 59.6% 16,037 60.3%
Average Months Served 36.8 37.0 37.7
Average % Sentence Served 82.1% 82.8% 83.7%
Supervision to follow
Yes 9,476 35.4% 9,403 35.8% 9,478 35.6%
No 17,329 64.6% 16,896 64.2% 17,121 64.4%

* 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.