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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 2003/04 FISCAL YEAR 2004/05 FISCAL YEAR 2005/06
TOTAL RELEASES 2,268 2,607 3,115
Gender
Male 2,107 92.9% 2,409 92.4% 2,889 92.7%
Female 161 7.1% 198 7.6% 226 7.3%
Race
White 1,199 52.9% 1,326 50.9% 1,581 50.8%
Black 1,021 45.0% 1,230 47.2% 1,472 47.3%
Other 48 2.1% 51 2.0% 62 2.0%
Ethnicity
Hispanic 210 9.3% 242 9.3% 273 8.8%
Non-Hispanic 2,058 90.7% 2,365 90.7% 2,842 91.2%
Age at Time of Release
50-54 Years 1,274 56.2% 1,534 58.8% 1,822 58.5%
55-59 Years 548 24.2% 620 23.8% 768 24.7%
60-64 Years 252 11.1% 257 9.9% 284 9.1%
65-69 Years 117 5.2% 111 4.3% 137 4.4%
70+ Years 77 3.4% 85 3.3% 104 3.3%
Medical Grade
Unrestricted 513 22.6% 633 24.3% 803 25.8%
Minimum 1,151 50.7% 1,100 42.2% 977 31.4%
Moderate 522 23.0% 459 17.6% 476 15.3%
Severe 41 1.8% 20 0.8% 14 0.4%
Unknown 41 1.8% 395 15.2% 845 27.1%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder 1,896 83.6% 2,246 86.2% 2,643 84.8%
Mild Impairment 97 4.3% 87 3.3% 95 3.0%
Moderate Impairment 234 10.3% 234 9.0% 326 10.5%
Severe Impairment 6 0.3% 7 0.3% 13 0.4%
Assigned to Care Unit 3 0.1% 2 0.1% 4 0.1%
Unknown 32 1.4% 31 1.2% 34 1.1%
Offense Type
Murder/Manslaughter 153 6.7% 155 5.9% 152 4.9%
Sexual Offenses 280 12.3% 266 10.2% 329 10.6%
Robbery 120 5.3% 136 5.2% 159 5.1%
Violent Personal Crimes 281 12.4% 346 13.3% 387 12.4%
Burglary 233 10.3% 259 9.9% 327 10.5%
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 329 14.5% 400 15.3% 430 13.8%
Weapons 74 3.3% 82 3.1% 85 2.7%
Drugs 606 26.7% 711 27.3% 918 29.5%
Other Offenses 192 8.5% 252 9.7% 328 10.5%
County of Release
Dade 179 7.9% 208 8.0% 266 8.5%
Hillsborough 176 7.8% 210 8.1% 248 8.0%
Broward 150 6.6% 185 7.1% 261 8.4%
Orange 142 6.3% 134 5.1% 125 4.0%
Pinellas 141 6.2% 143 5.5% 165 5.3%
Duval 115 5.1% 139 5.3% 174 5.6%
All Others 1365 60.2% 1,588 60.9% 1,876 60.2%
Average Months Served 48.5 49.5 46.2
Average % Sentence Served 80.9% 82.1% 83.2%
Average Age at Release 55.5 YEARS 55.2 YEARS 55.3 YEARS
Supervision
Yes 878 38.7% 1,059 40.6% 1,238 39.7%
No 1,390 61.3% 1,548 59.4% 1,877 60.3%

NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A