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Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

5A: Offenders Age 50+ At Time of Release

Characteristics FISCAL YEAR FISCAL YEAR FISCAL YEAR
1996/97 1997/98 1998/99
TOTAL RELEASES 1,066 1,206 1,243
             
Gender            
Male 1,010 94.7% 1,141 94.6% 1,175 94.5%
Female 56 5.3% 65 5.4% 68 5.5%
Race            
White 660 61.9% 701 58.1% 715 57.5%
Black 387 36.3% 481 39.9% 497 40.0%
Other 19 1.8% 24 2.0% 31 2.5%
Ethnicity            
Hispanic 97 9.1% 118 9.8% 156 12.6%
Non-Hispanic 969 90.9% 1,088 90.2% 1,087 87.4%
Age at Time of Release            
50-54 Years 542 50.8% 634 52.6% 643 51.7%
55-59 Years 270 25.3% 299 24.8% 291 23.4%
60-64 Years 130 12.2% 129 10.7% 155 12.5%
65-69 Years 66 6.2% 80 6.6% 97 7.8%
70+ Years 58 5.4% 64 5.3% 57 4.6%
Custody Classification            
Minimum 432 40.5% 471 39.1% 482 38.8%
Medium 438 41.1% 531 44.0% 533 42.9%
Close 164 15.4% 181 15.0% 213 17.1%
Maximum 0 0.0% 1 0.1% 0 0.0%
Unknown 32 3.0% 22 1.8% 15 1.2%
Medical Grade            
Unrestricted 167 15.7% 195 16.2% 199 16.0%
Minimum 483 45.3% 565 46.8% 573 46.1%
Moderate 290 27.2% 310 25.7% 347 27.9%
Severe 98 9.2% 118 9.8% 114 9.2%
Unknown 28 2.6% 18 1.5% 10 0.8%
Psychological Grade            
No Disorder 970 91.0% 1,087 90.1% 1,124 90.4%
Mild Impairment 17 1.6% 20 1.7% 24 1.9%
Moderate Impairment 47 4.4% 79 6.6% 75 6.0%
Severe Impairment 3 0.3% 3 0.2% 7 0.6%
Assigned to Care Unit 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3 0.2%
Unknown 29 2.7% 17 1.4% 10 0.8%
Offense Type            
Murder/Manslaughter 129 12.1% 124 10.3% 147 11.8%
Sexual Offenses 185 17.4% 234 19.4% 198 15.9%
Robbery 53 5.0% 60 5.0% 74 6.0%
Violent Personal Crimes 133 12.5% 157 13.0% 165 13.3%
Burglary 74 6.9% 107 8.9% 116 9.3%
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 165 15.5% 158 13.1% 142 11.4%
Weapons 40 3.8% 37 3.1% 50 4.0%
Drugs 231 21.7% 267 22.1% 295 23.7%
Other Offenses 56 5.3% 62 5.1% 56 4.5%
County of Release            
Dade 84 7.9% 93 7.7% 114 9.2%
Broward 85 8.0% 91 7.5% 110 8.8%
Hillsborough 103 9.7% 111 9.2% 100 8.0%
Pinellas 52 4.9% 77 6.4% 78 6.3%
Duval 56 5.3% 80 6.6% 66 5.3%
All Others 686 64.4% 754 62.5% 775 62.3%
Averge Months Served 45.0 44.1 49.1
             
Average % Sentence Served 59.5% 64.5% 67.8%
             
Average Age at Release 56.3 YEARS 56.3 YEARS 56.4 YEARS
             
Supervision            
Yes 410 38.5% 492 40.8% 529 42.6%
No 656 61.5% 714 59.2% 714 57.4%
NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A Offense Type by Time-Served