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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Table 3
Mitigated Sanction and Sentence Length Rates*
by Judicial Circuit
Fiscal Year 1995-96
Judicial Circuit Number of Scoresheets Exceeding 52 Total Points Number of Cases Mitigated Mitigation Rate
01 (Pensacola) 972 599 61.6%
02 (Tallahassee) 434 276 63.6%
03 (Lake City) 205 107 52.2%
04 (Jacksonville) 1,073 538 50.1%
05 (Tavares) 653 322 49.3%
06 (Clearwater) 1,587 786 49.5%
07 (Daytona) 465 217 46.7%
08 (Gainesville) 322 137 42.5%
09 (Orlando) 1,263 704 55.7%
10 (Bartow) 635 288 45.4%
11 (Miami) 2,861 2,105 73.6%
12 (Sarasota) 576 288 50.0%
13 (Tampa) 2,120 1,211 57.1%
14 (Panama City) 438 201 45.9%
15 (W Palm Beach) 898 668 74.4%
16 (Key West) 121 32 26.4%
17 (Ft. Lauderdale) 2,010 1,032 51.3%
18 (Sanford) 537 258 48.0%
19 (Ft. Pierce) 540 268 49.6%
20 (Ft. Myers) 612 316 51.6%
Total 18,322 10,353 56.5%
* Mitigation of sanction occurs when an offender does not receive a prison sanction although a prison sanction is mandated by the Guidelines. Mitigated length occurs when an offender receives a prison sentence below the 25% permissible discretion existing within the Guidelines policy. This total rate includes both mitigated sanction and mitigated length sentences.