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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

9A: Sex Offender Releases

Characteristics FISCAL YEAR FISCAL YEAR FISCAL YEAR
1996/97 1997/98 1998/99
             
TOTAL RELEASES 1,324 1,387 1,279
             
Gender            
Male 1,307 98.7% 1,369 98.7% 1,260 98.5%
Female 17 1.3% 18 1.3% 19 1.5%
Race            
White 906 68.4% 904 65.2% 838 65.5%
Black 388 29.3% 462 33.3% 411 32.1%
Other 30 2.3% 21 1.5% 30 2.3%
Ethnicity            
Hispanic 101 7.6% 115 8.3% 113 8.8%
Non-Hispanic 1,223 92.4% 1,272 91.7% 1,166 91.2%
Age            
17 & under 1 0.1% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
18-24 136 10.3% 172 12.4% 139 10.9%
25-34 427 32.3% 389 28.1% 404 31.5%
35-49 575 43.4% 590 42.6% 531 41.7%
50-59 118 8.9% 152 11.0% 127 10.0%
60 + 67 5.1% 82 5.9% 71 5.6%
unknown 0 0.0% 2 0.1% 7 0.6%
Average Age at Release 37.8 YEARS 38.2 YEARS 37.9 YEARS
             
Custody Classification            
Minimum 0 0.0% 1 0.1% 0 0.0%
Medium 1,097 82.9% 1,135 81.8% 1,016 97.2%
Close 222 16.8% 245 17.7% 26 2.5%
Unknown 5 0.4% 6 0.4% 3 0.3%
Medical Grade            
Unrestricted 667 50.4% 705 50.8% 629 49.2%
Minimum 461 34.8% 461 33.2% 484 37.8%
Moderate 143 10.8% 156 11.2% 126 9.9%
Severe 48 3.6% 63 4.5% 37 2.9%
Unknown 5 0.4% 2 0.1% 3 0.2%
Psychological Grade            
No Disorder 1,205 91.0% 1,236 89.1% 1,146 89.6%
Mild Impairment 28 2.1% 32 2.3% 25 2.0%
Moderate Impairment 79 6.0% 114 8.2% 103 8.1%
Severe Impairment 6 0.5% 1 0.1% 3 0.2%
Assigned to Care Unit 2 0.2% 2 0.1% 1 0.1%
Unknown 4 0.3% 2 0.1% 1 0.1%
             
Offense Type            
Capital Sexual Battery 266 20.1% 257 18.5% 239 18.7%
Life Sexual Battery 120 9.1% 121 8.7% 99 7.7%
First Degree Sexual Battery 158 11.9% 178 12.8% 137 10.7%
Second Degree Sexual Battery 110 8.3% 118 8.5% 135 10.6%
Other Sexual Assault 9 0.7% 16 1.2% 10 0.8%
Lewd/Lascivious Behavior 661 49.9% 697 50.3% 659 51.5%
County of Release            
Hillsborough 127 9.6% 103 7.4% 95 7.4%
Duval 97 7.3% 120 8.7% 76 5.9%
Orange 84 6.3% 80 5.8% 87 6.8%
Pinellas 72 5.4% 86 6.2% 83 6.5%
Broward 67 5.1% 67 4.8% 63 4.9%
All Others 877 66.2% 931 67.1% 875 68.4%
Supervision            
Yes 783 59.1% 799 57.6% 773 60.4%
No 541 40.9% 588 42.4% 506 39.6%
NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A Offense Type by Time-Served