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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Community Supervision/Population

Average Sentence Length for those
on Community Supervision
on June 30 is 3.9 Years

  • The majority (66.3%) of those on community supervision on June 30, 2001 were serving sentences of three years or less.

  • The average sentence length for all those on community supervision on June 30, 2001 was 3.9 years, compared to 3.8 years one year ago.

  • Those on parole on June 30, 2001 were serving an average sentence length of 19.6 years while those on pretrial intervention were serving an average of 1.4 years.

  • Over the past five years, the average sentence lengths of male and female offenders on community supervision have remained similar. On June 30, 2001, male offenders were serving an average of 4.0 years and women 3.4 years, while six years ago men were serving an average 4.0 years and women 3.4 years.

Sentence Length
(Supervision Population on June 30, 2001)
Category Original Sentence Post-Prison Release Total Percent Cumulative Total
Probation Drug
Offender
Probation
Community
Control
Pretrial
Intervention
Parole Conditional
Release
Control
Release
Other
Post-Prison Release
1 Year or Less 12,994 731 1,025 3,423 82 1,325 21 38 19,639 12.9% 12.9%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.*    35,320 6,233 4,514 4,721 197 492 17 1 51,495 33.9% 46.8%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 22,448 3,554 2,468 315 223 481 15 11 29,515 19.5% 66.3%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 7,522 1,067 1,767 52 153 441 10 1 11,013 7.3% 73.6%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 15,475 974 1,906 51 144 287 10 0 18,847 12.4% 86.0%
GT 5, LE 6 Yrs. 2,385 215 569 3 94 240 7 1 3,514 2.3% 88.3%
GT 6, LE 7 Yrs. 1,600 113 391 2 89 114 10 2 2,321 1.5% 89.9%
GT 7, LE 8 Yrs. 1,035 55 128 2 79 102 22 1 1,424 1.0% 90.8%
GT 8, LE 9 Yrs. 561 26 81 2 66 114 19 1 870 0.6% 91.4%
GT 9, LE 10 Yrs. 5,287 115 283 2 68 38 21 0 5,814 3.8% 95.2%
GT 10, LE 12 Yrs. 1,318 43 207 2 70 47 33 1 1,721 1.2% 96.4%
GT 12, LE 15 Yrs. 2,472 35 164 0 89 36 21 1 2,818 1.9% 98.3%
GT 15, LE 20 Yrs. 879 10 59 0 127 11 9 2 1,097 0.7% 99.0%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 513 12 20 0 91 2 8 0 646 0.4% 99.4%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 61 0 3 1 52 0 0 0 117 0.1% 99.5%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 33 0 2 0 28 0 1 0 64 0.0% 99.5%
GT 50 Yrs. 50 1 5 0 87 1 0 0 144 0.1% 99.6%
Life 133 0 8 0 503 0 0 1 645 0.4% 100.0%
Data Unavailable 181 8 48 58 10 6 1 2 314    
TOTAL 110,267 13,192 13,648 8,634 2,252 3,737 225 63 152,018 100.0% 100.0%
Average** 3.9 2.8 3.7 1.4 19.6 2.9 8.1 3.1 3.9    
Median 3.0 2.0 3.0 1.5 8.9 2.1 8.0 0.2 2.5    
Mode GT 1,LE 2 GT 1,LE 2 GT 1,LE 2 GT 1,LE 2 LIFE LE 1 GT 10 LE 12 LE 1 GT 1 LE 2    
* GT = greater than and LT = less than
**Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, and life are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages

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