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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 2003/04 FISCAL YEAR 2004/05 FISCAL YEAR 2005/06
TOTAL RELEASES 29,082 31,537 33,348
Gender
Male 26,199 90.1% 28,301 89.7% 29,808 89.4%
Female 2,883 9.9% 3,236 10.3% 3,540 10.6%
Race
White 13,485 46.4% 14,683 46.6% 16,005 48.0%
Black 14,889 51.2% 16,059 50.9% 16,343 49.0%
Other 708 2.4% 795 2.5% 1,000 3.0%
Ethnicity
Hispanic 2,518 8.7% 2,717 8.6% 2,934 8.8%
Non-Hispanic 26,564 91.3% 28,820 91.4% 30,414 91.2%
Age
17 & Under 49 0.2% 33 0.1% 35 0.1%
18-24 5,680 19.5% 5,703 18.1% 5,716 17.1%
25-34 9,379 32.3% 10,331 32.8% 11,025 33.1%
35-49 11,706 40.3% 12,863 40.8% 13,457 40.4%
50-59 1,822 6.3% 2,154 6.8% 2,590 7.8%
60+ 446 1.5% 453 1.4% 525 1.6%
Unknown - 0.0% - 0.0% - 0.0%
Average Age at Release 34.7 YEARS 35.0 YEARS 35.4 YEARS
Medical Grade
Unrestricted 17,808 61.2% 15,940 50.5% 13,422 40.2%
Minimum 8,935 30.7% 7,609 24.1% 5,819 17.4%
Moderate 1,828 6.3% 1,502 4.8% 1,348 4.0%
Severe 73 0.3% 54 0.2% 43 0.1%
Unknown 438 1.5% 6,432 20.4% 12,716 38.1%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder 24,727 85.0% 27,243 86.4% 28,529 85.5%
Mild Impairment 1,208 4.2% 1,053 3.3% 1,012 3.0%
Moderate Impairment 2,746 9.4% 2,767 8.8% 3,267 9.8%
Severe Impairment 74 0.3% 75 0.2% 135 0.4%
Assigned to Care Unit 44 0.2% 39 0.1% 41 0.1%
Unknown 283 1.0% 360 1.1% 364 1.1%
County of Release
Broward 2,450 8.4% 2,503 7.9% 2,507 7.5%
Dade 2,275 7.8% 2,323 7.4% 2,353 7.1%
Hillsborough 2,200 7.6% 2,549 8.1% 2,722 8.2%
Orange 1,879 6.5% 1,894 6.0% 1,861 5.6%
Pinellas 1,646 5.7% 1,691 5.4% 1,760 5.3%
All Others* 18,632 64.1% 20,577 65.2% 22,145 66.4%
Circuit of Release
Circuit 17 2,450 8.4% 2,503 7.9% 2,507 7.5%
Circuit 13 2,200 7.6% 2,549 8.1% 2,722 8.2%
Circuit 11 2,275 7.8% 2,323 7.4% 2,353 7.1%
Circuit 9 2,152 7.4% 2,191 6.9% 2,161 6.5%
Circuit 6 2,111 7.3% 2,179 6.9% 2,361 7.1%
All Others** 17,894 61.5% 19,792 62.8% 21,244 63.7%
Average Months Served 36.6   36.2   37.2  
Average % Sentence Served 84.9%   85.7%   85.5%  
Supervision to follow
Yes 10,406 35.8% 11,213 35.6% 11,602 34.8%
No 18,676 64.2% 20,324 64.4% 21,746 65.2%
* 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.