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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Sentencing Guidelines 1995-96 Annual Report List of Tables and Figures

Part I. Introduction

Section 2. Introductory Statistics

Table 1 - Scoresheets Received by Month of Sentence
Figure 1 - Scoresheets Received: 1994 vs. 1995 Version
Table 2 - Scoresheets Received by Judicial Circuit
Table 3 - Scoresheets Received by Judicial Circuit/County
Figure 2 - Sentencing Guidelines Policy in Effect by Fiscal Year, FY 1995-96 Supervision and Prison Admissions
Table 4 - Gender by Judicial Circuit
Table 5 - Race by Judicial Circuit
Table 6 - Age at Sentencing
Figure 3 - Age at Sentencing Distribution

Part II. Impact

Section 1. Use of Incarcerative Sanctions

Figure 1 - Distribution of Prison Admissions by Offense Group, Fiscal Year and Guidelines Policy
Table 1 - Changes in Prison Admission Distributions by Offense Type for Sentencing Guidelines Policy in Effect
Figure 2 - Distribution of Supervision Admissions by Offense Group, Fiscal Year, and Guidelines Policy
Table 2 - Changes in Community Supervision Admission Distributions by Offense Type for Sentencing Guidelines Policy in Effect
Table 3 - Current Prison Admissions for Non-Violent Offense Groups by Prior Prison Record and Guidelines Policy, Third Degree Felony Offenses Only

Section 2. Sentencing Neutrality

Table 1 - Prison Versus Non-Prison Sentence for Blacks and Whites
Table 2 - Average Prison Sentence Length in Years by Race
Table 3 - White and Black Offenders Sentencing Factors
Table 4 - Effect of Factors on In/Out Prison Decision
Table 5 - Effect of Factors on Prison Sentence Length

Section 3. Penalties and Primary Offense Severity

Table 1 - Sanction Imposed by Sentencing Guidelines Level
Table 2 - Sanction Imposed by Offense Group
Figure 1 - Offense Distribution by Sanction Imposed
Table 3 - Average Total Sentence Points by Sentencing Guidelines Level
Table 4- Average Total Sentence Points by Offense Group and Offense Type
Table 5 - State Prison Sentence Length by Sentencing Guidelines Level
Table 6 - Source of Sentence Points by Sanction Imposed
Table 7 - Source of Sentence Points by Recommended Sanction Category
Figure 2 - Source of Points for Offenders Scoring in Recommended State Prison Sanction Category
Table 8 - Average Sentence Points for Offenders Receiving Points From Guidelines Component
Table 9 - Source of Points by Offense Type
Figure 3 - Source of Total Points Within Offense Groups
Table 10 - Sentencing Guidelines Level by Offense Group
Table 11 - Sentencing Guidelines Level by Offense Type
Table 12 - Sanction Imposed by Offense Type
Table 13 - Prison Sentence Length by Offense Type
Table 14 - Length of Prison Sentence by Offense Group
Table 15 - Average Community Sentence Length in Months by Offense Type
Table 16 - Average Community Sentence Imposed in Months
Table 17 - Number of Additional Offenses

Section 4. Sentence Severity and Prior Record

Table 1 - Number of Prior Offenses
Table 2 - Prior Felony Record and Sanction Imposed
Table 3 - Average State Prison Sentence Length in Months by Prior Felony Record and Sentencing Guidelines Level

Section 5. Length of Time Served

Figure 1 (TBA) - Average Percentage of Sentence Served Over Eight Years
Table 1 - Comparison of State Prison Sentence Length to Estimated Number of Years Served for Selected Offenses, Pre-1994 vs. 1994-95 Sentencing Guidelines Policy

Section 6. Departures from Recommended Sentences

Table 1 - Mitigation Rates Among Offenders Scoring in Recommended State Prison Sanction Category
Figure 1 - Mitigation Rates Among Offenders Scoring in Recommended State Prison Sanction Category
Figure 2 - Mitigation Rates by Offense Type Among Offenders Scoring in Recommended State Prison Sanction Category
Table 2 - Mitigation Rates Among Offenders Scoring in Recommended State Prison Sanction Category
Table 3 - Mitigated Sanction and Sentence Length Rates by Judicial Circuit
Table 4 - Mitigated Sanction Rates by Judicial Circuit
Table 5 - Aggravation Rates Among Offenders Scoring in Recommended Non-State Prison Sanction Category
Figure 3 - Aggravation Rates Among Offenders Scoring in Recommended Non-State Prison Sanction Category
Table 6 - Aggravation Rates by Offense Type Among Offenders Scoring in Recommended Non-State Prison Sanction Category
Figure 4 - Aggravation Rates by Offense Type Among Offenders Scoring in Recommended Non-State Prison Sanction Category
Table 7 - Aggravation Rates by Judicial Circuit
Table 8 - Reason for Departure Among Mitigated Cases by Judicial Circuit
Table 9 - Reason for Departure Among Aggravated Cases by Judicial Circuit

Part III. Sentencing Guidelines Practice

Section 1. Recommended Sanction and Sanction Imposed

Figure 1 - Distribution of Sanction Imposed
Table 1 - Sanction Imposed by Judicial Circuit
Table 2 - Recommended Sanction Category
Figure 2 - Recommended Sanction Category Distribution
Table 3 - Recommended Sanction Category by Sanction Imposed
Table 4 - Average Total Sentence Points by Sanction Imposed
Figure 3 - Average Total Sentence Points by Sanction Imposed
Figure 4 - Offense Distribution for Offenders in Recommended State Prison Sanction Category
Table 5 - Sanction Imposed by Offense Type Among Offenders in Recommended State Prison Sanction Category
Table 6 - Sanction Imposed by Offense Group
Figure 5 - Offense Distribution by Sanction Imposed
Table 7 - Sanction Imposed by Gender
Table 8 - Recommended Sanction Category by Gender
Table 9 - Sanction Imposed by Race
Table 10 - Recommended Sanction Category by Race
Table 11 - Sanction Imposed by Age at Sentencing
Table 12 - Recommended Sanction Category by Age at Sentencing

Section 2. Primary Offense Severity Levels

Figure 1 - Sentencing Guidelines Level Distribution
Table 1 - Gender by Sentencing Guidelines Level
Figure 2 - Sentencing Guidelines Level by Gender
Table 2 - Race by Sentencing Guidelines Level
Figure 3 - Sentencing Guidelines Level by Race
Table 3 - Sentencing Guidelines Level by Age at Sentencing
Figure 4 - Sentencing Guidelines Level, Offenders Under 24
Table 4 - Sentencing Guidelines Level by Judicial Circuit

Section 3. Length of Sentence

Table 1 Prison Sentence Length by Age at Sentencing
Table 2 Prison Sentence Length by Gender
Table 3 Prison Sentence Length by Race
Table 4 Length of Prison Sentence by Judicial Circuit
Table 5 Age by Average Sentence Length in Months
Table 6 Gender by Average Sentence Length in Months
Table 7 Race by Average Sentence Length in Months