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Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

9A: Sex Offender Releases

Characteristics FISCAL YEAR FISCAL YEAR FISCAL YEAR
1997/98 1998/99 1999/00
             
TOTAL RELEASES 1,387 1,279 1,368
             
Gender            
Male 1,369 98.7% 1,260 98.5% 1,359 99.3%
Female 18 1.3% 19 1.5% 9 0.7%
Race            
White 904 65.2% 838 65.5% 887 64.8%
Black 462 33.3% 411 32.1% 451 33.0%
Other 21 1.5% 30 2.3% 30 2.2%
Ethnicity            
Hispanic 115 8.3% 113 8.8% 114 8.3%
Non-Hispanic 1,272 91.7% 1,166 91.2% 1,254 91.7%
Age            
17 & under 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.1%
18-24 172 12.4% 139 10.9% 171 12.6%
25-34 389 28.1% 404 31.5% 397 31.5%
35-49 590 42.6% 531 41.7% 556 41.0%
50-59 152 11.0% 127 10.0% 136 10.0%
60 + 82 5.9% 71 5.6% 94 6.9%
unknown 2 0.1% 7 0.6% 13 1.0%
Average Age at Release 38.2 YEARS 37.9 YEARS 38.1 YEARS
             
Custody Classification            
Minimum 1 0.1% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Medium 1,135 81.8% 1,016 97.2% 978 71.5%
Close 245 17.7% 26 2.5% 374 27.3%
Unknown 6 0.4% 3 0.3% 16 1.2%
Medical Grade            
Unrestricted 705 50.8% 629 49.2% 711 52.0%
Minimum 461 33.2% 484 37.8% 450 32.9%
Moderate 156 11.2% 126 9.9% 142 10.4%
Severe 63 4.5% 37 2.9% 52 3.8%
Unknown 2 0.1% 3 0.2% 13 1.0%
Psychological Grade            
No Disorder 1,236 89.1% 1,146 89.6% 1,199 87.6%
Mild Impairment 32 2.3% 25 2.0% 45 3.3%
Moderate Impairment 114 8.2% 103 8.1% 110 8.0%
Severe Impairment 1 0.1% 3 0.2% 8 0.6%
Assigned to Care Unit 2 0.1% 1 0.1% 2 0.1%
Unknown 2 0.1% 1 0.1% 4 0.3%
Offense Type            
Capital Sexual Battery 257 18.5% 239 18.7% 245 17.9%
Life Sexual Battery 121 8.7% 99 7.7% 105 7.7%
First Degree Sexual Battery 178 12.8% 137 10.7% 143 10.5%
Second Degree Sexual Battery 118 8.5% 135 10.6% 127 9.3%
Other Sexual Assault 16 1.2% 10 0.8% 5 0.4%
Lewd/Lascivious Behavior 697 50.3% 659 51.5% 743 54.3%
County of Release            
Hillsborough 103 7.4% 95 7.4% 97 7.1%
Duval 120 8.7% 76 5.9% 100 7.3%
Orange 80 5.8% 87 6.8% 86 6.3%
Pinellas 86 6.2% 83 6.5% 70 5.1%
Broward 67 4.8% 63 4.9% 73 5.3%
All Others 931 67.1% 875 68.4% 942 68.9%
Supervision            
Yes 799 57.6% 773 60.4% 831 60.7%
No 588 42.4% 506 39.6% 537 39.3%
NOTES:
  1. See Section 4A Offense Type by Time-Served