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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Community Supervision/Admissions

Community Supervision
Admissions on the Rise

Supervision admissions refer to the number of offenders beginning a new period of community supervision by the Department of Corrections. This may be the result of either a new offense or a revocation of a previous supervision period. It does not include offenders already on supervision who receive an additional sentence for an offense different from the one that initially placed them on supervision.

Supervision sentences include:

  • an original sentence by the court to probation, community control or a pretrial intervention program, or;

  • the supervision portion of a "split" sentence - prison followed by community control or probation, or;

  • assignment to supervision as a condition of prison release, or;

  • offenders from other states that Florida supervises through Interstate Compact agreements.

In this report, fiscal years run from July 1 to June 30. The following tables and charts describe offenders admitted to supervision from July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2003. Other years are sometimes featured to illustrate trends. For example, as the table below illustrates, community supervision admissions declined in FY 1999-00 and again in FY 2000-01, but have increased for the last two fiscal years.

Supervision Admissions
FY 1993-94 to FY 2002-03
Rose from 93,670 in 93-94 to 99,123 in 02-03


This section of the 2002-03 Annual Report is also provided as an Adobe Acrobat file. Acrobat Reader, a free program is required. Download the fifteen-page section (560K PDF file) for printing or viewing.

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