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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
1997/98 1998/99 1999/00
TOTAL RELEASES 1,206 1,243 1,459
             
Gender            
Male 1,141 94.6% 1,175 94.5% 1,377 94.4%
Female 65 5.4% 68 5.5% 82 5.6%
Race            
White 701 58.1% 715 57.5% 789 54.1%
Black 481 39.9% 497 40.0% 636 43.6%
Other 24 2.0% 31 2.5% 34 2.3%
Ethnicity            
Hispanic 118 9.8% 156 12.6% 145 9.9%
Non-Hispanic 1,088 90.2% 1,087 87.4% 1,314 90.1%
Age at Time of Release            
50-54 Years 634 52.6% 643 51.7% 813 55.7%
55-59 Years 299 24.8% 291 23.4% 322 22.1%
60-64 Years 129 10.7% 155 12.5% 170 11.7%
65-69 Years 80 6.6% 97 7.8% 92 6.3%
70+ Years 64 5.3% 57 4.6% 62 4.2%
Custody Classification            
Minimum 471 39.1% 482 38.8% 550 37.7%
Medium 531 44.0% 533 42.9% 601 41.2%
Close 181 15.0% 213 17.1% 277 19.0%
Maximum 1 0.1% 0 0.0% 2 0.1%
Unknown 22 1.8% 15 1.2% 29 2.0%
Medical Grade            
Unrestricted 195 16.2% 199 16.0% 304 20.8%
Minimum 565 46.8% 573 46.1% 635 43.5%
Moderate 310 25.7% 347 27.9% 380 26.0%
Severe 118 9.8% 114 9.2% 124 8.5%
Unknown 18 1.5% 10 0.8% 16 1.1%
Psychological Grade            
No Disorder 1,087 90.1% 1,124 90.4% 1,265 86.7%
Mild Impairment 20 1.7% 24 1.9% 39 2.7%
Moderate Impairment 79 6.6% 75 6.0% 134 9.2%
Severe Impairment 3 0.2% 7 0.6% 9 0.6%
Assigned to Care Unit 0 0.0% 3 0.2% 2 0.1%
Unknown 17 1.4% 10 0.8% 10 0.7%
Offense Type            
Murder/Manslaughter 124 10.3% 147 11.8% 168 11.5%
Sexual Offenses 234 19.4% 198 15.9% 230 15.8%
Robbery 60 5.0% 74 6.0% 90 6.2%
Violent Personal Crimes 157 13.0% 165 13.3% 198 13.6%
Burglary 107 8.9% 116 9.3% 130 8.9%
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 158 13.1% 142 11.4% 159 10.9%
Weapons 37 3.1% 50 4.0% 47 3.2%
Drugs 267 22.1% 295 23.7% 339 23.2%
Other Offenses 62 5.1% 56 4.5% 98 6.7%
County of Release            
Dade 93 7.7% 114 9.2% 131 9.0%
Broward 91 7.5% 110 8.8% 117 8.0%
Hillsborough 111 9.2% 100 8.0% 102 7.0%
Pinellas 77 6.4% 78 6.3% 82 5.6%
Duval 80 6.6% 66 5.3% 89 6.1%
All Others 754 62.5% 775 62.3% 938 64.3%
Average Months Served 44.1 49.1 48.9
           
Average % Sentence Served 64.5% 67.8% 72.1%
             
Average Age at Release 56.3 YEARS 56.4 YEARS 55.9 YEARS
           
Supervision            
Yes 492 40.8% 529 42.6% 580 39.8%
No 714 59.2% 714 57.4% 879 60.2%
NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A Offense Type by Time-Served