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Florida County Detention Facilities' Average Inmate Population

Inmate Profile Summary
County Detention Facilities

This County Detention Facilities Summary provides an annual profile of Florida's detention facility inmate populations. Monthly Average Daily Population (ADP) figures include male, female, adult and juvenile inmates.

Table 1 illustrates county jail populations over an eight-year period (1996 - 2003). The 2003 population figures are arranged into felony, misdemeanor and "other" subcategories in Table 1A. "Other" includes the number of parole violators, state inmates, undocumented aliens, holdings for other jurisdictions and individuals detained under the Baker (mental health) and Myers (alcoholism) Acts. Within both felony and misdemeanor subcategories, the number of inmates sentenced, held for trial or sentencing, and those detained or sentenced for violation of probation are listed. Table 2 features the average 2003 populations at county jails and average incarceration rates by county. Table 3 lists average 2003 populations by facility. Table 4 shows the average 2003 felony pretrial population by facility and month. Table 5 shows the average 2003 misdemeanor pretrial population by facility and month.

The charts that follow illustrate eight year trends in county jail facilities

Miscellaneous Information

Non-Reporting Facilities

Due to varying circumstances, several facilities did not report at various times during the year and therefore, are not included in the statewide totals. These need to be taken into consideration when referring to the numbers presented in this report. The following is a list of facilities, by month, which did not turn in a report during 2003. The number in parenthesis next to the month indicates the number of facilities that did not report in that month.

Baker County Jail and Sumter County Jail.

Gadsden County Jail and Liberty County Jail.

Duval County Jail, Gulf County Jail and Liberty County Jail.

Calhoun County Jail, Duval County Jail, Gulf County Jail and Hernando County Jail.

MAY (3)
Calhoun County Jail, Duval County Jail and Gulf County Jail.

JUNE (2)
Calhoun County Jail and Duval County Jail.

JULY (3)
Baker County Jail, Gulf County Jail and Liberty County Jail.

Calhoun County Jail and Liberty County Jail.

Calhoun County Jail, Hardee County Jail and Liberty County Jail.

Hernando County Jail and Liberty County Jail.

Calhoun County Jail, Flagler County Jail, and Liberty County Jail.

Calhoun County Jail, Dixie County Jail, Gadsden County Jail, Gulf County Jail, Liberty County Jail, Osceola County Jail, Sumter County Jail, and Walton County Jail.

*Please note the following months have relatively large facilities that did not report. The exclusion of these facilities in the statewide totals has a significant impact. Therefore, for these months, the statewide totals are not true representations of the jail activity in Florida.

DC Rated Capacity Information

In reports prior to July 1997, information was listed regarding the Department of Correction's (DC's) rated capacity of each county detention facility. However, as of July 1, 1997 the Department of Corrections was no longer legislatively required to establish and monitor this information.

Questions pertaining to the statistics in this report or about the mailing list or report submission should be directed to Brian Hays with the Florida Department of Corrections' (DC's) Bureau of Research and Data Analysis at (850) 410-2502.

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