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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 (66.0%) of those on community supervision on June 30, 2002 were serving sentences of three years or less.

  • The average sentence length for all those on community supervision on June 30, 2002 was 3.9 years, the same as last year.

  • Those on parole on June 30, 2002 were serving an average sentence length of 20.2 years while those on pretrial intervention were serving an average of 1.5 years.

  • Over the past seven years, the average sentence lengths of male and female offenders on community supervision have remained similar. On June 30, 2002, male offenders were serving an average of 4.0 years and women 3.4 years, figures identical to those for June 30, 1995.


Sentence Length
(Supervision Population on June 30, 2002)
Category Original Sentence Post-Prison Release Total Percent Cumulative Percent
Probation Drug
Offender
Probation
Community
Control
Pretrial
Intervention
Parole Conditional
Release
Control
Release
Other
Post-Prison Release
1 Year or Less 12,557 810 998 3,151 66 1,298 28 39 18,947 12.4% 12.4%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.* 35,215 7,464 4,316 4,865 201 494 16 6 52,577 34.3% 46.7%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 22,548 3,874 2,471 288 189 392 16 1 29,779 19.4% 66.1%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 7,751 1,265 1,671 59 150 377 9 0 11,282 7.4% 73.5%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 15,546 1,098 1,921 45 122 283 10 1 19,026 12.4% 85.9%
GT 5, LE 6 Yrs. 2,491 265 596 5 78 229 7 0 3,671 2.4% 88.3%
GT 6, LE 7 Yrs. 1,645 127 414 1 87 119 5 1 2,399 1.6% 89.8%
GT 7, LE 8 Yrs. 1,092 75 116 2 70 89 8 0 1,452 1.0% 90.8%
GT 8, LE 9 Yrs. 560 23 95 0 68 102 13 2 863 0.6% 91.4%
GT 9, LE 10 Yrs. 5,370 137 267 1 74 42 11 1 5,903 3.9% 95.3%
GT 10, LE 12 Yrs. 1,322 45 200 3 72 44 28 0 1,714 1.2% 96.5%
GT 12, LE 15 Yrs. 2,540 46 126 0 90 44 17 1 2,864 1.9% 98.3%
GT 15, LE 20 Yrs. 914 11 50 0 127 22 11 3 1,138 0.7% 99.1%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 542 11 18 0 91 7 8 1 678 0.4% 99.5%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 64 0 3 0 47 0 0 0 114 0.1% 99.6%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 29 0 1 0 28 0 1 0 59 0.0% 99.6%
GT 50 Yrs. 43 1 3 0 83 2 0 1 133 0.1% 99.7%
Life 135 1 9 0 501 0 0 0 646 0.3% 100.0%
Data Unavailable 142 5 39 24 11 10 0 1 232    
TOTAL 110,506 15,258 13,314 8,444 2,155 3,554 188 58 153,477 100.0% 100.0%
Average** 3.9 2.7 3.7 1.5 20.2 3.0 7.7 3.7 3.9    
Median 3.0 2.0 3.0 1.5 9.8 2.0 7.5 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 LE = less than or equal to
**Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, and life are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.


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