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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 2002/03 FISCAL YEAR 2003/04 FISCAL YEAR 2004/05
TOTAL RELEASES 1,947 2,268 2,607
Gender
Male 1,818 93.4% 2,107 92.9% 2,409 92.4%
Female 129 6.6% 161 7.1% 198 7.6%
Race
White 1,030 52.9% 1,199 52.9% 1,326 50.9%
Black 873 44.8% 1,021 45.0% 1,230 47.2%
Other 44 2.3% 48 2.1% 51 2.0%
Ethnicity
Hispanic 192 9.9% 210 9.3% 242 9.3%
Non-Hispanic 1,755 90.1% 2,058 90.7% 2,365 90.7%
Age at Time of Release
50-54 Years 1,094 56.2% 1,274 56.2% 1,534 58.8%
55-59 Years 487 25.0% 548 24.2% 620 23.8%
60-64 Years 182 9.3% 252 11.1% 257 9.9%
65-69 Years 100 5.1% 117 5.2% 111 4.3%
70+ Years 84 4.3% 77 3.4% 85 3.3%
Medical Grade
Unrestricted 494 25.4% 513 22.6% 633 24.3%
Minimum 928 47.7% 1,151 50.7% 1,100 42.2%
Moderate 476 24.4% 522 23.0% 459 17.6%
Severe 30 1.5% 41 1.8% 20 0.8%
Unknown 19 1.0% 41 1.8% 395 15.2%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder 1,674 86.0% 1,896 83.6% 2,246 86.2%
Mild Impairment 59 3.0% 97 4.3% 87 3.3%
Moderate Impairment 184 9.5% 234 10.3% 234 9.0%
Severe Impairment 8 0.4% 6 0.3% 7 0.3%
Assigned to Care Unit 5 0.3% 3 0.1% 2 0.1%
Unknown 17 0.9% 32 1.4% 31 1.2%
Offense Type
Murder/Manslaughter 143 7.3% 153 6.7% 155 5.9%
Sexual Offenses 276 14.2% 280 12.3% 266 10.2%
Robbery 110 5.6% 120 5.3% 136 5.2%
Violent Personal Crimes 276 14.2% 281 12.4% 346 13.3%
Burglary 171 8.8% 233 10.3% 259 9.9%
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 274 14.1% 329 14.5% 400 15.3%
Weapons 59 3.0% 74 3.3% 82 3.1%
Drugs 485 24.9% 606 26.7% 711 27.3%
Other Offenses 153 7.9% 192 8.5% 252 9.7%
County of Release
Dade 158 8.1% 179 7.9% 208 8.0%
Hillsborough 129 6.6% 176 7.8% 210 8.1%
Broward 144 7.4% 150 6.6% 185 7.1%
Orange 95 4.9% 142 6.3% 134 5.1%
Pinellas 117 6.0% 141 6.2% 143 5.5%
Duval 92 4.7% 115 5.1% 139 5.3%
All Others 1,212 62.2% 1365 60.2% 1,588 60.9%
Average Months Served 48.9 48.5 49.5
Average % Sentence Served 78.8% 80.9% 82.1%
Average Age at Release 55.6 YEARS 55.5 YEARS 55.2 YEARS
Supervision
Yes 795 40.8% 878 38.7% 1,059 40.6%
No 1,152 59.2% 1,390 61.3% 1,548 59.4%

NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A