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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Frequently Asked Questions
Regarding Parole

  1. Who is eligible for parole?

    1. Currently, all inmates who committed:
      1. a first degree murder, a felony murder, or the crime of making, possessing, throwing, projecting, placing, or discharging a destructive device (or the attempt of) prior to May 25, 1994
      2. all other capital felonies prior to October 1, 1995
      3. a continuing criminal enterprise (violation of s. 893.20, F.S.) prior to June 17, 1993
      4. a murder of a law enforcement officer (and other specified officers) prior to January 1, 1990
      5. a murder of a justice or judge prior to October 1, 1990
      6. any felony prior to October 1, 1983, or those who elected to be sentenced “outside the guidelines” for felonies committed prior to July 1, 1984

    2. There are approximately 5,900 inmates who are still eligible for parole consideration and numerous offenders who are still under parole supervision. How do I contact the Florida Commission on Offender Review?

      Contact the Parole Commission at:

      1. Their website: fcor.state.fl.us
      2. The following address and phone number:
Florida Commission on Offender Review
4070 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2450
PH: (850) 922-0000