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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Part II Impact

Section 6. Departures From Recommended Sentences (Continued)

Table 2
Mitigated Sanction Rates*
By Judicial Circuit and County
Fiscal Year 1996-97
       
Judicial Circuit County Number of Scoresheets Exceeding 52 Total Points Number of Scoresheets Mitigated Mitigation Rate
01 (Pensacola) 1,024 365 35.6%
Escambia 695 303 43.6%
Okaloosa 193 40 20.7%
Santa Rosa 111 11 9.9%
Walton 25 11 44.0%
02 (Tallahassee) 504 188 37.3%
Franklin 27 11 40.7%
Gadsden 145 49 33.8%
Jefferson 51 32 62.7%
Leon 217 59 27.2%
Liberty 10 4 40.0%
Wakulla 54 33 61.1%
03 (Lake City) 293 130 44.4%
Columbia 105 30 28.6%
Dixie 20 8 40.0%
Hamilton 17 11 64.7%
Lafayette 10 4 40.0%
Madison 45 27 60.0%
Suwannee 47 23 48.9%
Taylor 49 27 55.1%
04 (Jacksonville) 1,229 514 41.8%
Clay 160 85 53.1%
Duval 1,021 407 39.9%
Nassau 48 22 45.8%
05 (Tavares) 671 179 26.7%
Citrus 46 5 10.9%
Hernando 92 17 18.5%
Lake 179 32 17.9%
Marion 298 102 34.2%
Sumter 56 23 41.1%
06 (Clearwater) 2,501 986 39.4%
Pasco 453 160 35.3%
Pinellas 2,048 826 40.3%
07 (Daytona) 694 282 40.6%
Flagler 33 18 54.5%
Putnam 76 16 21.1%
St. Johns 93 28 30.1%
Volusia 492 220 44.7%
08 (Gainesville) 531 187 35.2%
Alachua 374 126 33.7%
Baker 10 3 30.0%
Bradford 70 27 38.6%
Gilchrist 8 2 25.0%
Levy 51 17 33.3%
Union 18 12 66.7%
09 (Orlando) 1,546 525 34.0%
Orange 1,324 451 34.1%
Osceola 222 74 33.3%
10 (Bartow) 751 236 31.4%
Hardee 21 3 14.3%
Highlands 54 13 24.1%
Polk 676 220 32.5%
11 (Miami) 4,129 2,477 60.0%
Dade 4,129 2,477 60.0%
12 (Sarasota) 680 253 37.2%
Desoto 74 56 75.7%
Manatee 309 118 38.2%
Sarasota 297 79 26.6%
13 (Tampa) 2,826 1,437 50.8%
Hillsborough 2,826 1,437 50.8%
14 (Panama City) 559 133 23.8%
Bay 276 46 16.7%
Calhoun 36 7 19.4%
Gulf 45 14 31.1%
Holmes 29 19 65.5%
Jackson 122 35 28.7%
Washington 51 12 23.5%
15 (West Palm Beach) 1,341 648 48.3%
Palm Beach 1,341 648 48.3%
16 (Key West) 125 45 36.0%
Monroe 125 45 36.0%
17 (Ft. Lauderdale) 3,278 1,408 43.0%
Broward 3,278 1,408 43.0%
18 (Sanford) 606 236 38.9%
Brevard 427 149 34.9%
Seminole 179 87 48.6%
19 (Ft. Pierce) 619 269 43.5%
Indian River 68 28 41.2%
Martin 150 98 65.3%
Okeechobee 82 29 35.4%
St. Lucie 319 114 35.7%
20 (Ft. Myers) 799 334 41.8%
Charlotte 184 77 41.8%
Collier 189 94 49.7%
Glades 10 2 20.0%
Hendry 30 11 36.7%
Lee 386 150 38.9%
       
Statewide 24,706 10,832 43.8%
*Mitigation of sanction occurs when an offender does not receive a prison sanction although a prison sanction is mandated by the Guidelines.
       
       

Table 3
Mitigated Sanction Rates and Sentence Length Rates*
By Judicial Circuit and County
Fiscal Year 1996-97
 
Judicial Circuit/County Number of Scoresheets Exceeding 52 Total Points Number of Scoresheets Mitigated Mitigation Rate
01 (Pensacola) 1,024 475 46.4%
Escambia 695 363 52.2%
Okaloosa 193 84 43.5%
Santa Rosa 111 17 15.3%
Walton 25 11 44.0%
02 (Tallahassee) 504 305 60.5%
Franklin 27 17 63.0%
Gadsden 145 68 46.9%
Jefferson 51 39 76.5%
Leon 217 136 62.7%
Liberty 10 5 50.0%
Wakulla 54 40 74.1%
03 (Lake City) 293 162 55.3%
Columbia 105 41 39.0%
Dixie 20 11 55.0%
Hamilton 17 11 64.7%
Lafayette 10 6 60.0%
Madison 45 32 71.1%
Suwannee 47 30 63.8%
Taylor 49 31 63.3%
04 (Jacksonville) 1,229 694 56.5%
Clay 160 107 66.9%
Duval 1,021 553 54.2%
Nassau 48 34 70.8%
05 (Tavares) 671 261 38.9%
Citrus 46 12 26.1%
Hernando 92 28 30.4%
Lake 179 59 33.0%
Marion 298 128 43.0%
Sumter 56 34 60.7%
06 (Clearwater) 2,501 1,330 53.2%
Pasco 453 244 53.9%
Pinellas 2,048 1,086 53.0%
07 (Daytona) 694 353 50.9%
Flagler 33 21 63.6%
Putnam 76 19 25.0%
St. Johns 93 35 37.6%
Volusia 492 278 56.5%
08 (Gainesville) 531 264 49.7%
Alachua 374 186 49.7%
Baker 10 4 40.0%
Bradford 70 33 47.1%
Gilchrist 8 3 37.5%
Levy 51 21 41.2%
Union 18 17 94.4%
09 (Orlando) 1,546 667 43.1%
Orange 1,324 569 43.0%
Osceola 222 98 44.1%
10 (Bartow) 751 349 46.5%
Hardee 21 5 23.8%
Highlands 54 19 35.2%
Polk 676 325 48.1%
11 (Miami) 4,129 3,288 79.6%
Dade 4,129 3,288 79.6%
12 (Sarasota) 680 311 45.7%
Desoto 74 64 86.5%
Manatee 309 154 49.8%
Sarasota 297 93 31.3%
13 (Tampa) 2,826 1,713 60.6%
Hillsborough 2,826 1,713 60.6%
14 (Panama City) 559 214 38.3%
Bay 276 56 20.3%
Calhoun 36 14 38.9%
Gulf 45 21 46.7%
Holmes 29 23 79.3%
Jackson 122 77 63.1%
Washington 51 23 45.1%
15 (West Palm Beach) 1,341 1,043 77.8%
Palm Beach 1,341 1,043 77.8%
16 (Key West) 125 57 45.6%
Monroe 125 57 45.6%
17 (Ft. Lauderdale) 3,278 1,989 60.7%
Broward 3,278 1,989 60.7%
18 (Sanford) 606 299 49.3%
Brevard 427 196 45.9%
Seminole 179 103 57.5%
19 (Ft. Pierce) 619 337 54.4%
Indian River 68 33 48.5%
Martin 150 114 76.0%
Okeechobee 82 43 52.4%
St. Lucie 319 147 46.1%
20 (Ft. Myers) 799 450 56.3%
Charlotte 184 113 61.4%
Collier 189 110 58.2%
Glades 10 3 30.0%
Hendry 30 13 43.3%
Lee 386 211 54.7%
       
Statewide 24,706 14,561 58.9%
*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.
 
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