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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Part III Comparative Description

Table 5 Sanction Imposed by Offense Severity Level

Offense Severity Level FY2002 - 2003 Sentence Dates1 FY2003 - 2004 Sentence Dates2
State Prison* Comm. Control Probation County Jail Other Sentence Total State Prison Comm. Control Probation County Jail Other Sentence Total
1
778
748
6,473
3,394
169
11,562
977
806
7,340
3,981
226
13,330
6.7%
6.5%
56.0%
29.4%
1.5%
100.0%
7.3%
6.0%
55.1%
29.9%
1.7%
100.0%
2
761
550
6,070
1,937
77
9,395
812
491
5,563
2,021
136
9,023
8.1%
5.9%
64.6%
20.6%
0.8%
100.0%
9.0%
5.4%
61.7%
22.4%
1.5%
100.0%
3
1,901
1,617
12,765
7,462
184
23,929
2,114
1,399
13,168
8,950
333
25,964
7.9%
6.8%
53.3%
31.2%
0.8%
100.0%
8.1%
5.4%
50.7%
34.5%
1.3%
100.0%
4
2,177
834
6,530
2,667
83
12,291
2,121
747
6,333
2,775
128
12,104
17.7%
6.8%
53.1%
21.7%
0.7%
100.0%
17.5%
6.2%
52.3%
22.9%
1.1%
100.0%
5
3,393
1,052
5,755
2,720
73
12,993
3,318
915
5,525
2,795
113
12,666
26.1%
8.1%
44.3%
20.9%
0.6%
100.0%
26.2%
7.2%
43.6%
22.1%
0.9%
100.0%
6
1,966
725
4,282
950
50
7,973
2,011
665
3,975
924
68
7,643
24.7%
9.1%
53.7%
11.9%
0.6%
100.0%
26.3%
8.7%
52.0%
12.1%
0.9%
100.0%
7
2,659
694
2,053
334
29
5,769
2,546
553
1,854
280
36
5,269
46.1%
12.0%
35.6%
5.8%
0.5%
100.0%
48.3%
10.5%
35.2%
5.3%
0.7%
100.0%
8
823
219
393
37
5
1,477
719
144
294
50
5
1,212
55.7%
14.8%
26.6%
2.5%
0.3%
100.0%
59.3%
11.9%
24.3%
4.1%
0.4%
100.0%
9
757
111
112
22
0
1,002
666
89
104
18
4
881
75.5%
11.1%
11.2%
2.2%
0.0%
100.0%
75.6%
10.1%
11.8%
2.0%
0.5%
100.0%
10
122
3
6
3
0
134
103
4
8
4
0
119
91.0%
2.2%
4.5%
2.2%
0.0%
100.0%
86.6%
3.4%
6.7%
3.4%
0.0%
100.0%
Total
15,337
6,553
44,439
19,526
670
86,525
15,387
5,813
44,164
21,798
1,049
88,211
 
17.7%
7.6%
51.4%
22.6%
0.8%
100.0%
17.4%
6.6%
50.1%
24.7%
1.2%
100.0%
Note: County jail includes those sentenced to time served; prison includes those sentenced to life.
1 Offense dates on or after October 1, 2001.
2 Offense dates on or after October 1, 2002.

Table 6 State Prison Sentence Length by Offense Severity Level

Offense Severity Level FY2002 - 2003 Sentence Dates1 FY2003 - 2004 Sentence Dates2
LE 2* GT 2-LE 4* GT 4-LE 10* GT 10* Total LE 2* GT 2-LE 4* GT 4-LE 10* GT 10* Total
1
620
109
43
6
778
805
111
56
5
977
79.7%
14.0%
5.5%
0.8%
100.0%
82.4%
11.4%
5.7%
0.5%
100.0%
2
549
154
53
5
761
601
155
53
3
812
72.1%
20.2%
7.0%
0.7%
100.0%
74.0%
19.1%
6.5%
0.4%
100.0%
3
1,421
356
107
17
1,901
1,641
348
112
13
2,114
74.8%
18.7%
5.6%
0.9%
100.0%
77.6%
16.5%
5.3%
0.6%
100.0%
4
1,396
498
253
30
2,177
1,365
511
212
33
2,121
64.1%
22.9%
11.6%
1.4%
100.0%
64.4%
24.1%
10.0%
1.6%
100.0%
5
1,918
955
415
105
3,393
1,897
933
414
74
3,318
56.5%
28.1%
12.2%
3.1%
100.0%
57.2%
28.1%
12.5%
2.2%
100.0%
6
927
596
336
107
1,966
968
556
369
118
2,011
47.2%
30.3%
17.1%
5.4%
100.0%
48.1%
27.6%
18.3%
5.9%
100.0%
7
651
1,049
709
250
2,659
612
1,060
647
227
2,546
24.5%
39.5%
26.7%
9.4%
100.0%
24.0%
41.6%
25.4%
8.9%
100.0%
8
126
220
330
147
823
115
173
296
135
719
15.3%
26.7%
40.1%
17.9%
100.0%
16.0%
24.1%
41.2%
18.8%
100.0%
9
128
127
315
187
757
120
96
281
169
666
16.9%
16.8%
41.6%
24.7%
100.0%
18.0%
14.4%
42.2%
25.4%
100.0%
10
31
6
21
64
122
21
3
19
60
103
25.4%
4.9%
17.2%
52.5%
100.0%
20.4%
2.9%
18.4%
58.3%
100.0%
Total
7,767
4,070
2,582
918
15,337
8,145
3,946
2,459
837
15,387
50.6%
26.5%
16.8%
6.0%
100.0%
52.9%
25.6%
16.0%
5.4%
100.0%
* LE = Less than or equal to; GT = Greater than
1 Offense dates on or after October 1, 2001.
2 Offense dates on or after October 1, 2002.