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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

5A: Offenders Age 50+ At Time of Release

Characteristics Fiscal Year
1994/95
Fiscal Year
1995/96
Fiscal Year
1996/97
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
TOTAL RELEASES 834 894 1,066
Gender
Male 803 96.3% 853 95.4% 1,010 94.7%
Female 30 3.6% 41 4.6% 56 5.3%
Unknown 1 0.1% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Race
White 523 62.7% 518 57.9% 660 61.9%
Black 285 34.2% 352 39.4% 387 36.3%
Other 26 3.1% 24 2.7% 19 1.8%
Ethnicity
Hispanic 85 10.2% 85 9.5% 97 9.1%
Non-Hispanic 749 89.8% 809 90.5% 969 90.9%
Age at Time of Release
50-54 Years 387 46.5% 467 52.2 542 50.8%
55-59 Years 236 28.3% 196 21.9% 270 25.3%
60-64 Years 111 13.3% 131 14.7% 130 12.2%
65-69 Years 63 7.6% 53 5.9% 66 6.2%
70+ Years 37 4.4% 47 5.3% 58 5.4%
Custody Classification
Minimum 397 47.6% 390 43.6% 432 40.5%
Medium 304 36.5% 368 41.2% 438 41.1%
Close 106 12.7% 116 13.0% 164 15.4%
Maximum 0 0.0% 1 0.1% 0 0.0%
Unknown 27 3.2% 19 2.1% 32 3.0%
Medical Grade
Unrestricted 148 17.7% 140 15.7% 167 15.7%
Minimum 337 40.4% 375 41.9% 483 45.3%
Moderate 236 28.3% 270 30.2% 290 27.2%
Severe 95 11.4% 95 10.6% 98 9.2%
Unknown 18 2.2% 14 1.6% 28 2.6%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder 773 92.7% 835 93.4% 970 91.0%
Mild Impairment 9 1.1% 6 0.7% 17 1.6%
Moderate Impairment 29 3.5% 31 3.5% 47 4.4%
Severe Impairment 3 0.4% 6 0.7% 3 0.3%
Assigned to Care Unit 2 0.2% 2 0.2% 0 0.0%
Unknown 18 2.2% 14 1.6% 29 2.7%
Offense Category
Murder, Manslaughter 96 11.5% 109 12.2% 129 12.1%
Sexual Offenses 175 21.0% 160 17.9% 185 17.4%
Robbery 33 4.0% 45 5.0% 53 5.0%
Violent Personal Crimes 90 10.8% 109 12.2% 133 12.5%
Burglary 50 6.0% 66 7.4% 74 6.9%
Theft, Forgery, Fraud 111 13.3% 122 13.6% 165 15.5%
Weapons, Escape 26 3.1% 30 3.4% 40 3.8%
Drugs 207 24.8% 211 23.6% 231 21.7%
Other Offenses 46 5.5% 42 4.7% 56 5.3%
County of Release
Dade 87 10.4% 91 10.2% 84 7.9%
Broward 71 8.5% 78 8.7% 85 8.0%
Hillsborough 71 8.5% 65 7.3% 103 9.7%
Pinellas 58 7.0% 59 6.6% 52 4.9%
Duval 30 3.6% 39 4.4% 56 5.3%
All Others 517 62.0% 562 62.9% 686 64.4%
Average Months Served 37.2 40.7 45.0
Average % Sentence Served 49.4% 56.8% 59.5%
Average Age at Release 56.6 Years 56.4 Years 56.3 Years
Supervision
Yes 453 54.3% 336 37.6% 410 38.5%
No 381 45.7% 558 62.4% 656 61.5%
NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A Offense Type by Time-Served