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Inmate medical costs

April 13, 2011


The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office took over the medical services for the Escambia County Jail from contractor Armor Correctional Health Services, which saved the county approximately $2 million annually.

2007 $7.24 million
2008 $6.02 million
2009 $6.32 million
2010 $4.42 million
2011 $4.43 million projected

The average medical cost per inmate is $2,671.

Other counties:
Hillsborough $5,774
Orange $5,500
Palm Beach $5,368
Broward $5,298
Polk $5,168
Pinellas $4,947
Jacksonville $2,858

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