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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
1995/96
Fiscal Year
1996/97
Fiscal Year
1997/98
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
TOTAL RELEASES 894 1,066 1,206
Gender
Male 853 95.4% 1,010 94.7% 1,141 94.6%
Female 41 4.6% 56 5.3% 65 5.4%
Unknown 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Race
White 518 57.9% 660 61.9% 701 58.1%
Black 352 39.4% 387 36.3% 481 39.9%
Other 24 2.7% 19 1.8% 24 2.0%
Ethnicity
Hispanic 85 9.5% 97 9.1% 118 9.8%
Non-Hispanic 809 90.5% 969 90.9% 1,088 90.2%
Age at Time of Release
50-54 Years 467 52.2 542 50.8% 634 52.6%
55-59 Years 196 21.9% 270 25.3% 299 24.8%
60-64 Years 131 14.7% 130 12.2% 129 10.7%
65-69 Years 53 5.9% 66 6.2% 80 6.6%
70+ Years 47 5.3% 58 5.4% 64 5.3%
Custody Classification
Minimum 390 43.6% 432 40.5% 471 39.1%
Medium 368 41.2% 438 41.1% 531 44.0%
Close 116 13.0% 164 15.4% 181 15.0%
Maximum 1 0.1% 0 0.0% 1 0.1%
Unknown 19 2.1% 32 3.0% 22 1.8%
Medical Grade
Unrestricted 140 15.7% 167 15.7% 195 16.2%
Minimum 375 41.9% 483 45.3% 565 46.8%
Moderate 270 30.2% 290 27.2% 310 25.7%
Severe 95 10.6% 98 9.2% 118 9.8%
Unknown 14 1.6% 28 2.6% 18 1.5%
Psychological Grade
No Disorder 835 93.4% 970 91.0% 1,087 90.1%
Mild Impairment 6 0.7% 17 1.6% 20 1.7%
Moderate Impairment 31 3.5% 47 4.4% 79 6.6%
Severe Impairment 6 0.7% 3 0.3% 3 0.2%
Assigned to Care Unit 2 0.2% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Unknown 14 1.6% 29 2.7% 17 1.4%
Offense Category
Murder, Manslaughter 109 12.2% 129 12.1% 124 10.3%
Sexual Offenses 160 17.9% 185 17.4% 234 19.4%
Robbery 45 5.0% 53 5.0% 60 5.0%
Violent Personal Crimes 109 12.2% 133 12.5% 157 13.0%
Burglary 66 7.4% 74 6.9% 107 8.9%
Theft, Forgery, Fraud 122 13.6% 165 15.5% 158 13.1%
Weapons, Escape 30 3.4% 40 3.8% 37 3.1%
Drugs 211 23.6% 231 21.7% 267 22.1%
Other Offenses 42 4.7% 56 5.3% 62 5.1%
County of Release
Dade 91 10.2% 84 7.9% 93 7.7%
Broward 78 8.7% 85 8.0% 91 7.5%
Hillsborough 65 7.3% 103 9.7% 111 9.2%
Pinellas 59 6.6% 52 4.9% 77 6.4%
Duval 39 4.4% 56 5.3% 80 6.6%
All Others 562 62.9% 686 64.4% 754 62.5%
Average Months Served 40.7 45.0 44.1
Average % Sentence Served 56.8% 59.5% 64.5%
Average Age at Release 56.4 Years 56.3 Years 56.3 Years
Supervision
Yes 336 37.6% 410 38.5% 492 40.8%
No 558 62.4% 656 61.5% 714 59.2%
NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A Offense Type by Time-Served