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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

7A: Violent Offender Releases

Characteristics FISCAL YEAR 2003/04 FISCAL YEAR 2004/05 FISCAL YEAR 2005/06
TOTAL RELEASES 9,408 9,898 9,929
Gender
Male 8,718 92.7% 9,184 92.8% 9,231 93.0%
Female 690 7.3% 714 7.2% 698 7.0%
Race
White 4,606 49.0% 4,763 48.1% 4,897 49.3%
Black 4,543 48.3% 4,861 49.1% 4,708 47.4%
Other 259 2.8% 273 2.8% 323 3.3%
Unknown 0 0.0% 1 0.0% 1 0.0%
Ethnicity
Hispanic 937 10.0% 999 10.1% 1,006 10.1%
Non-Hispanic 8,471 90.0% 8,899 89.9% 8,923 89.9%
Age
17 & under 24 0.3% 16 0.2% 14 0.1%
18-24 1,848 19.6% 1,801 18.2% 1,777 17.9%
25-34 3,052 32.4% 3,257 32.9% 3,227 32.5%
35-49 3,614 38.4% 3,887 39.3% 3,850 38.8%
50-59 625 6.6% 699 7.1% 797 8.0%
60 + 245 2.6% 238 2.4% 264 2.7%
Unknown 0 0.0%   0.0%   0.0%
Average Age at Release 34.9 YEARS 35.2 YEARS 35.6 YEARS
Medical Grade
Unrestricted 5,712 60.7% 5,168 52.2% 4,252 42.8%
Minimum 2,862 30.4% 2,583 26.1% 1,992 20.1%
Moderate 636 6.8% 535 5.4% 521 5.2%
Severe 37 0.4% 18 0.2% 17 0.2%
Unknown 161 1.7% 1,594 16.1% 3,147 31.7%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder 7,878 83.7% 8,299 83.8% 8,277 83.4%
Mild Impairment 400 4.3% 408 4.1% 348 3.5%
Moderate Impairment 963 10.2% 991 10.0% 1,089 11.0%
Severe Impairment 32 0.3% 36 0.4% 67 0.7%
Assigned to Care Unit 23 0.2% 27 0.3% 22 0.2%
Unknown 112 1.2% 137 1.4% 126 1.3%
Offense Type
Murder/Manslaughter 804 8.5% 815 8.2% 775 7.8%
Sexual/Lewd Assault 1,499 15.9% 1,568 15.8% 1,645 16.6%
Robbery 2,467 26.2% 2,603 26.3% 2,402 24.2%
Violent, Other 4,113 43.7% 4,388 44.3% 4,602 46.3%
Burglary 368 3.9% 376 3.8% 338 3.4%
Weapons 149 1.6% 133 1.3% 156 1.6%
Other 8 0.1% 15 0.2% 11 0.1%
County of Release
Dade 932 9.9% 917 9.3% 913 9.2%
Hillsborough 668 7.1% 694 7.0% 671 6.8%
Broward 620 6.6% 692 7.0% 683 6.9%
Orange 588 6.3% 563 5.7% 557 5.6%
Duval 523 5.6% 585 5.9% 588 5.9%
Pinellas 512 5.4% 522 5.3% 516 5.2%
All Others 5,565 59.2% 5,925 59.9% 6,001 60.4%
Average Months Served 52.3 52.4 52.6
Average % Sentence Served 82.4% 82.7% 83.1%
Supervision
Yes 4,867 51.7% 5,050 51.0% 5,044 50.8%
No 4,541 48.3% 4,848 49.0% 4,885 49.2%

NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A