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Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Part III: Comparative Description

Table 11 Mitigation Rates* Among Offenders Scoring in Recommended State Prison Sanction Category

Category FY2006 - 2007 Sentence Dates1 FY2007 - 2008 Sentence Dates2
Number / Percent Average Mitigated Length in Months Number / Percent Average Mitigated Length in Months
Mitigated Total 12,968   12,442  
59.2%   56.3%  
Mitigated Sanction 9,333   8,490  
42.6%   38.4%  
Mitigated Length 3,635 22.9 3,952 23.7
16.6%   17.9%  
Not Mitigated 8,934   9,663  
40.8%   43.7%  
Total 21,902   22,105  
100.0%   100.0%  
* Mitigation of sanction occurs when an offender does not receive a prison sanction although a prison sanction is mandated by the Criminal Punishment Code. Mitigated length occurs when an offender receives a prison sentence below the 25% permissible discretion existing within the Criminal Punishment Code. This total rate includes both mitigated sanction and mitigated length sentences. Offenders scoring to state prison who receive a Drug Offender Probation sentence are not counted as mitigated.

Figure 2 Offenders Scoring in Recommended State Prison Sanction Category


Offenders Scoring in Recommended State Prison Sanction Category
Figure 2 - FY 2005-2006: Offenders Scoring in Recommended State Prison Sanction Category: 43.3% Mitigated Sanction, 41.4% Not Mitigated, 15.3% Mitigated Length



**Total points exceeding 44.0
1Offense dates on or after October 1, 2005.
2Offense dates on or after October 1, 2006.

Figure 3 Deviation Rates Below Permitted Sentences Among All Offenders Sentenced

Deviation Rates Below Permitted Sentences Among All Offeners Sentenced


 
1Offense dates on or after October 1, 2005.
2Offense dates on or after October 1, 2006.

Table 12 Mitigated Sanction Rates* By Judicial Circuit

Judicial Circuit FY2006 - 2007 Sentence Dates1 FY2007 - 2008 Sentence Dates2
Scoresheets Exceeding 44.0 Total Points Scoresheets Mitigated Mitigation Rate Scoresheets Exceeding 44.0 Total Points Scoresheets Mitigated Mitigation Rate
01- Pensacola 765 335 43.8% 682 330 48.4%
02- Tallahassee 664 473 71.2% 380 253 66.6%
03- Lake City 338 244 72.2% 383 240 62.7%
04- Jacksonville 1,086 543 50.0% 1,111 550 49.5%
05- Tavares 1,307 553 42.3% 1,160 433 37.3%
06- Clearwater 2,156 956 44.3% 2,364 1,127 47.7%
07- Daytona 956 502 52.5% 913 465 50.9%
08- Gainesville 418 309 73.9% 346 263 76.0%
09- Orlando 937 482 51.4% 1,630 812 49.8%
10- Bartow 883 353 40.0% 1,058 483 45.7%
11- Miami 4,436 4,021 90.6% 3,346 3,010 90.0%
12- Sarasota 559 162 29.0% 667 196 29.4%
13- Tampa 2,250 1,547 68.8% 2,539 1,737 68.4%
14- Panama City 545 273 50.1% 497 202 40.6%
15- West Palm Beach 938 522 55.7% 990 581 58.7%
16- Key West 111 42 37.8% 85 38 44.7%
17- Ft. Lauderdale 1,774 948 53.4% 1,613 817 50.7%
18- Sanford 370 113 30.5% 610 218 35.7%
19- Ft. Pierce 551 186 33.8% 644 233 36.2%
20- Ft. Myers 858 404 47.1% 1,087 454 41.8%
Statewide 21,902 12,968 59.2% 22,105 12,442 56.3%
* Mitigation of sanction occurs when an offender does not receive a prison sanction although a prison sanction is mandated by the Criminal Punishment Code. Those receiving Drug Offender Probation are not included.
1 Offense dates on or after October 1, 2005.
2 Offense dates on or after October 1, 2006.

Table 13 Mitigated Sanction Rates and Sentence Length Rates* By Judicial Circuit

Judicial Circuit FY2006 - 2007 Sentence Dates1 FY2007 - 2008 Sentence Dates2
Scoresheets Exceeding 44.0 Total Points Scoresheets Mitigated Mitigation Rate Scoresheets Exceeding 44.0 Total Points Scoresheets Mitigated Mitigation Rate
01- Pensacola 765 335 43.8% 682 330 48.4%
02- Tallahassee 664 473 71.2% 380 253 66.6%
03- Lake City 338 244 72.2% 383 240 62.7%
04- Jacksonville 1,086 543 50.0% 1,111 550 49.5%
05- Tavares 1,307 553 42.3% 1,160 433 37.3%
06- Clearwater 2,156 956 44.3% 2,364 1,127 47.7%
07- Daytona 956 502 52.5% 913 465 50.9%
08- Gainesville 418 309 73.9% 346 263 76.0%
09- Orlando 937 482 51.4% 1,630 812 49.8%
10- Bartow 883 353 40.0% 1,058 483 45.7%
11- Miami 4,436 4,021 90.6% 3,346 3,010 90.0%
12- Sarasota 559 162 29.0% 667 196 29.4%
13- Tampa 2,250 1,547 68.8% 2,539 1,737 68.4%
14- Panama City 545 273 50.1% 497 202 40.6%
15- West Palm Beach 938 522 55.7% 990 581 58.7%
16- Key West 111 42 37.8% 85 38 44.7%
17- Ft. Lauderdale 1,774 948 53.4% 1,613 817 50.7%
18- Sanford 370 113 30.5% 610 218 35.7%
19- Ft. Pierce 551 186 33.8% 644 233 36.2%
20- Ft. Myers 858 404 47.1% 1,087 454 41.8%
Statewide 21,902 12,968 59.2% 22,105 12,442 56.3%
* Mitigation of sanction occurs when an offender does not receive a prison sanction although a prison sanction is mandated by the Criminal Punishment Code. Those receiving Drug Offender Probation are not included. Mitigated length occurs when an offender receives a prison sentence below the 25% permissible discretion existing within the Criminal Punishment Code. This total rate includes both mitigated sanction and mitigated length sentences.
1 Offense dates on or after October 1, 2005.
2 Offense dates on or after October 1, 2006.

Table 14 Mitigation Rates* Among Offenders Scoring in Recommended State Prison Sanction Category**

Offense Type FY2006 - 2007 Sentence Dates1 FY2007 - 2008 Sentence Dates2
Total Mitigated Mitigated Sanction Mitigated Length Not Mitigated Total Total Mitigated Mitigated Sanction Mitigated Length Not Mitigated Total
Murder/Manslaughter                    
First Degree Murder                    
Attempt 24 9 15 46 70 21 11 10 56 77
  34.3% 12.9% 21.4% 65.7% 100.0% 27.3% 14.3% 13.0% 72.7% 100.0%
Complete 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                     
2nd Degree Murder                    
Attempt 22 13 9 35 57 16 9 7 29 45
  38.6% 22.8% 15.8% 61.4% 100.0% 35.6% 20.0% 15.6% 64.4% 100.0%
Complete 12 0 12 45 57 25 1 24 41 66
  21.1% 0.0% 21.1% 78.9% 100.0% 37.9% 1.5% 36.4% 62.1% 100.0%
3rd Degree Murder                    
Attempt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                     
Complete 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 3
  100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 33.3% 0.0% 33.3% 66.7% 100.0%
Homicide, Other                    
Attempt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                     
Complete 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 2
  100.0% 50.0% 50.0% 0.0% 100.0% 50.0% 50.0% 0.0% 50.0% 100.0%
Manslaughter                    
Attempt 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 3
                     
Complete 23 16 7 15 38 19 4 15 15 34
  60.5% 42.1% 18.4% 39.5% 100.0% 55.9% 11.8% 44.1% 44.1% 100.0%
DUI Manslaughter                    
Complete 34 7 27 14 48 27 2 25 24 51
  70.8% 14.6% 56.3% 29.2% 100.0% 52.9% 3.9% 49.0% 47.1% 100.0%
Sexual/Lewd Behavior                    
Capital Sexual Battery                    
Attempt 6 1 5 23 29 7 1 6 18 25
  20.7% 3.4% 17.2% 79.3% 100.0% 28.0% 4.0% 24.0% 72.0% 100.0%
Life Sexual Battery                    
Attempt 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 4 5
  0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 100.0% 20.0% 0.0% 20.0% 80.0% 100.0%
Complete 7 0 7 11 18 6 1 5 13 19
  38.9% 0.0% 38.9% 61.1% 100.0% 31.6% 5.3% 26.3% 68.4% 100.0%
1st Degree Sexual Battery                    
Attempt 1 1 0 4 5 1 0 1 0 1
  0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%          
Complete 12 4 8 22 34 16 3 13 13 29
  35.3% 11.8% 23.5% 64.7% 100.0% 55.2% 10.3% 44.8% 44.8% 100.0%
2nd Degree Sexual Battery                    
Attempt 4 3 1 6 10 5 3 2 2 7
  40.0% 30.0% 10.0% 60.0% 100.0% 71.4% 42.9% 28.6% 28.6% 100.0%
Complete 58 36 22 29 87 47 22 25 34 81
  66.7% 41.4% 25.3% 33.3% 100.0% 58.0% 27.2% 30.9% 42.0% 100.0%
Sexual Assault, Other                    
Complete 6 5 1 1 7 0 0 0 0 0
  85.7% 71.4% 14.3% 14.3% 100.0%          
Lewd/Lascivious Behavior                    
Attempt 7 2 5 11 18 12 7 5 8 20
  38.9% 11.1% 27.8% 61.1% 100.0% 60.0% 35.0% 25.0% 40.0% 100.0%
Complete 228 134 94 110 338 197 94 103 141 338
  67.5% 39.6% 27.8% 32.5% 100.0% 58.3% 27.8% 30.5% 41.7% 100.0%
Robbery                     
Robbery with Weapon                    
Attempt 35 24 11 33 68 57 36 21 48 105
  51.5% 35.3% 16.2% 48.5% 100.0% 54.3% 34.3% 20.0% 45.7% 100.0%
Complete 339 174 165 270 609 393 194 199 414 807
  55.7% 28.6% 27.1% 44.3% 100.0% 48.7% 24.0% 24.7% 51.3% 100.0%
Robbery without Weapon                    
Attempt 24 18 6 29 53 14 9 5 29 43
  45.3% 34.0% 11.3% 54.7% 100.0% 32.6% 20.9% 11.6% 67.4% 100.0%
Complete 183 136 47 289 472 194 134 60 342 536
  38.8% 28.8% 10.0% 61.2% 100.0% 36.2% 25.0% 11.2% 63.8% 100.0%
Home Invasion, Robbery                    
Attempt 1 1 0 4 5 8 4 4 2 10
  20.0% 20.0% 0.0% 80.0% 100.0% 80.0% 40.0% 40.0% 20.0% 100.0%
Complete 32 14 18 41 73 36 14 22 32 68
  43.8% 19.2% 24.7% 56.2% 100.0% 52.9% 20.6% 32.4% 47.1% 100.0%
Violent Personal Offenses                    
  2,824 2,248 576 1,469 4,293 2,621 1,989 632 1,554 4,175
  65.8% 52.4% 13.4% 34.2% 100.0% 62.8% 47.6% 15.1% 37.2% 100.0%
Burglary                    
  2,180 1,559 621 1,382 3,562 2,358 1,599 759 1,684 4,042
  61.2% 43.8% 17.4% 38.8% 100.0% 58.3% 39.6% 18.8% 41.7% 100.0%
Property Theft/Fraud/Damage                    
  1,017 677 340 912 1,929 1,028 704 324 983 2,011
  52.7% 35.1% 17.6% 47.3% 100.0% 51.1% 35.0% 16.1% 48.9% 100.0%
Drugs                    
Manufacture/Sale/Purchase                    
  1,769 1,171 598 1,499 3,268 1,518 938 580 1,558 3,076
  54.1% 35.8% 18.3% 45.9% 100.0% 49.3% 30.5% 18.9% 50.7% 100.0%
Drugs, Trafficking                    
  403 207 196 479 882 449 244 205 584 1,033
  45.7% 23.5% 22.2% 54.3% 100.0% 43.5% 23.6% 19.8% 56.5% 100.0%
Drugs, Possession/Other                    
  1,924 1,622 302 868 2,792 1,580 1,261 319 822 2,402
  68.9% 58.1% 10.8% 31.1% 100.0% 65.8% 52.5% 13.3% 34.2% 100.0%
Weapons                    
  296 205 91 394 690 272 176 96 378 650
  42.9% 29.7% 13.2% 57.1% 100.0% 41.8% 27.1% 14.8% 58.2% 100.0%
Other                    
  1,494 1,045 449 891 2,385 1,510 1,028 482 831 2,341
  62.6% 43.8% 18.8% 37.4% 100.0% 64.5% 43.9% 20.6% 35.5% 100.0%
Total 12,968 9,333 3,635 8,934 21,902 12,442 8,491 3,951 9,663 22,105
* Mitigation of sanction occurs when an offender does not receive a prison sanction although a prison sanction is mandated by the Criminal Punishment Code. Those receiving Drug Offender Probation are not included. Mitigated length occurs when an offender receives a prison sentence below the 25% permissible discretion existing within the Criminal Punishment Code. This total rate includes both mitigated sanction and mitigated length sentences.
** Total Points Exceeding 44.0.
1 Offense dates on or after October 1, 2005.
2 Offense dates on or after October 1, 2006.