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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 2001/02 FISCAL YEAR 2002/03 FISCAL YEAR 2003/04
TOTAL RELEASES 1,763 1,947 2,268
Gender
Male 1,681 95.3% 1,818 93.4% 2,107 92.9%
Female 82 4.7% 129 6.6% 161 7.1%
Race
White 977 55.4% 1,030 52.9% 1,199 52.9%
Black 749 42.5% 873 44.8% 1,021 45.0%
Other 37 2.1% 44 2.3% 48 2.1%
Ethnicity
Hispanic 162 9.2% 192 9.9% 210 9.3%
Non-Hispanic 1,601 90.8% 1,755 90.1% 2,058 90.7%
Age at Time of Release
50-54 Years 980 55.6% 1,094 56.2% 1,274 56.2%
55-59 Years 444 25.2% 487 25.0% 548 24.2%
60-64 Years 191 10.8% 182 9.3% 252 11.1%
65-69 Years 85 4.8% 100 5.1% 117 5.2%
70+ Years 63 3.6% 84 4.3% 77 3.4%
Medical Grade
Unrestricted 416 23.6% 494 25.4% 513 22.6%
Minimum 833 47.2% 928 47.7% 1,151 50.7%
Moderate 455 25.8% 476 24.4% 522 23.0%
Severe 29 1.6% 30 1.5% 41 1.8%
Unknown 30 1.7% 19 1.0% 41 1.8%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder 1,528 86.7% 1,674 86.0% 1,896 83.6%
Mild Impairment 37 2.1% 59 3.0% 97 4.3%
Moderate Impairment 165 9.4% 184 9.5% 234 10.3%
Severe Impairment 3 0.2% 8 0.4% 6 0.3%
Assigned to Care Unit 3 0.2% 5 0.3% 3 0.1%
Unknown 27 1.5% 17 0.9% 32 1.4%
Offense Type
Murder/Manslaughter 127 7.2% 143 7.3% 153 6.7%
Sexual Offenses 249 14.1% 276 14.2% 280 12.3%
Robbery 108 6.1% 110 5.6% 120 5.3%
Violent Personal Crimes 246 14.0% 276 14.2% 281 12.4%
Burglary 148 8.4% 171 8.8% 233 10.3%
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 219 12.4% 274 14.1% 329 14.5%
Weapons 42 2.4% 59 3.0% 74 3.3%
Drugs 445 25.2% 485 24.9% 606 26.7%
Other Offenses 179 10.2% 153 7.9% 192 8.5%
County of Release
Dade 133 7.5% 158 8.1% 179 7.9%
Hillsborough 125 7.1% 129 6.6% 176 7.8%
Broward 134 7.6% 144 7.4% 150 6.6%
Orange 101 5.7% 95 4.9% 142 6.3%
Pinellas 111 6.3% 117 6.0% 141 6.2%
Duval 110 6.2% 92 4.7% 115 5.1%
All Others 1,049 59.5% 1,212 62.2% 1365 60.2%
Average Months Served 48.2 48.9 48.5
Average % Sentence Served 78.0% 78.8% 80.9%
Average Age at Release 55.6 YEARS 55.6 YEARS 55.5 YEARS
Supervision
Yes 713 40.4% 795 40.8% 878 38.7%
No 1,050 59.6% 1,152 59.2% 1,390 61.3%

NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A