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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Table 3
Prison Sentence Length by Race
Fiscal Year 1995-96
  Sentence Length in Years    
Race LE 2* GT 2-LE 4* GT 4- LE 10* GT 10* Total Average Months
White 2,990 2,234 1,594 592 7,410 51.9
  40.4% 30.1% 21.5% 8.0% 100.0%
Black 3,941 2,563 1,774 693 8,971 50.9
  43.9% 28.6% 19.8% 7.8% 100.0%
Other 46 47 42 19 154 60.9
  29.9% 30.5% 27.3% 12.3% 100.0%
Total 6,977 4,844 3,410 1,304 16,535 51.5
  42.2% 29.3% 20.6% 7.9% 100.0%
*LE=less than or equal to; GT=greater than.