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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

7A: Violent Offender Releases

Characteristics FISCAL YEAR 2001/02 FISCAL YEAR 2002/03 FISCAL YEAR 2003/04
TOTAL RELEASES 9,142 9,158 9,408
Gender
Male 8,509 93.1% 8,538 93.2% 8,718 92.7%
Female 633 6.9% 620 6.8% 690 7.3%
Race
White 4,260 46.6% 4,298 46.9% 4,606 49.0%
Black 4,672 51.1% 4,603 50.3% 4,543 48.3%
Other 210 2.3% 255 2.8% 259 2.8%
Unknown 0 0.0% 2 0.0% 0 0.0%
Ethnicity
Hispanic 866 9.5% 917 10.0% 937 10.0%
Non-Hispanic 8,276 90.5% 8,241 90.0% 8,471 90.0%
Age
17 & under 40 0.4% 27 0.3% 24 0.3%
18-24 1,872 20.5% 1,858 20.3% 1,848 19.6%
25-34 3,038 33.2% 2,967 32.4% 3,052 32.4%
35-49 3,445 37.7% 3,488 38.1% 3,614 38.4%
50-59 552 6.0% 602 6.6% 625 6.6%
60 + 194 2.1% 216 2.4% 245 2.6%
Unknown 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Average Age at Release 34.2 YEARS 34.6 YEARS 34.9 YEARS
Medical Grade
Unrestricted 5,944 65.0% 5,845 63.8% 5,712 60.7%
Minimum 2,440 26.7% 2,575 28.1% 2,862 30.4%
Moderate 627 6.9% 613 6.7% 636 6.8%
Severe 43 0.5% 36 0.4% 37 0.4%
Unknown 88 1.0% 89 1.0% 161 1.7%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder 7,800 85.3% 7,763 84.8% 7,878 83.7%
Mild Impairment 315 3.4% 315 3.4% 400 4.3%
Moderate Impairment 919 10.1% 926 10.1% 963 10.2%
Severe Impairment 30 0.3% 43 0.5% 32 0.3%
Assigned to Care Unit 6 0.1% 25 0.3% 23 0.2%
Unknown 72 0.8% 86 0.9% 112 1.2%
Offense Type
Murder/Manslaughter 838 9.2% 878 9.6% 804 8.5%
Sexual/Lewd Assault 1,494 16.3% 1,602 17.5% 1,499 15.9%
Robbery 2,540 27.8% 2,457 26.8% 2,467 26.2%
Violent, Other 3,713 40.6% 3,723 40.7% 4,113 43.7%
Burglary 387 4.2% 357 3.9% 368 3.9%
Weapons 165 1.8% 133 1.5% 149 1.6%
Other 5 0.1% 8 0.1% 8 0.1%
County of Release
Dade 987 10.8% 933 10.2% 932 9.9%
Hillsborough 681 7.4% 623 6.8% 668 7.1%
Broward 737 8.1% 676 7.4% 620 6.6%
Orange 581 6.4% 584 6.4% 588 6.3%
Duval 489 5.3% 492 5.4% 523 5.6%
Pinellas 501 5.5% 499 5.4% 512 5.4%
All Others 5,166 56.5% 5,351 58.4% 5,565 59.2%
Average Months Served 51.1 52.5 52.3
Average % Sentence Served 79.1% 80.2% 82.4%
Supervision
Yes 4,853 53.1% 4,734 51.7% 4,867 51.7%
No 4,289 46.9% 4,424 48.3% 4,541 48.3%

NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A