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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Florida's Criminal Punishment Code: A Descriptive Assessment, October 1999

A Report to the Florida Legislature
Detailing Florida's Criminal Punishment Code

Report Logo - Forida's Criminal Punishment Code

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Executive Summary
I. Introduction
1. Overview of Florida Sentencing Guidelines
2. Narrative on Introductory Statistics
3. Introductory Statistics
II. Lag Time Between Offense and Sentence Comparison
1. Narrative on the "Lag" Issue
2. Comparative Statistics
III. Descriptive Assessment
1. Narrative on Descriptive Statistics
2. Recommended Sanction and Sanction Imposed
3. Offense Type and Sanction Imposed
4. Offense Severity Levels
5. Mitigation
Offense Severity Ranking Chart

Criminal Punishment Code Scoresheet


Prepared by:
Florida Department of Corrections
Bureau of Research and Data Analysis
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

Michael W. Moore, Secretary

For additional information contact:
Ms. Lori Nolting
Stacey Anderson
Suncom 278-1801

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