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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 (65.9%) of those on community supervision on June 30, 2003 were serving sentences of three years or less.

  • The average sentence length for all those on community supervision on June 30, 2003 was 3.9 years, the same as last year.

  • Those on parole on June 30, 2003 were serving an average sentence length of 19.9 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, 2003, male offenders were serving an average of 4.0 years and women 3.4 years, figures slightly less than those for June 30, 1996 (4.1 and 3.5 years).

Sentence Length
(Supervision Population on June 30, 2003)
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
12,282
785
794
2,811
66
1,158
26
69
17,991
11.8%
11.8%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.*
35,513
8,363
3,811
4,803
194
451
14
4
53,153
34.8%
46.6%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs.
22,371
4,032
2,276
251
226
304
14
2
29,476
19.3%
65.9%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs.
7,869
1,299
1,600
49
173
273
8
4
11,275
7.4%
73.2%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs.
15,560
1,327
1,819
45
126
214
8
3
19,102
12.5%
85.7%
GT 5, LE 6 Yrs.
2,552
276
629
8
80
208
8
0
3,761
2.5%
88.2%
GT 6, LE 7 Yrs.
1,597
150
389
1
76
121
4
1
2,339
1.5%
89.7%
GT 7, LE 8 Yrs.
1,134
78
136
1
65
106
3
1
1,524
1.0%
90.7%
GT 8, LE 9 Yrs.
529
27
88
0
70
87
5
1
807
0.5%
91.3%
GT 9, LE 10 Yrs.
5,364
156
303
1
72
37
7
1
5,941
3.9%
95.1%
GT 10, LE 12 Yrs.
1,325
55
212
1
85
55
17
0
1,750
1.1%
96.3%
GT 12, LE 15 Yrs.
2,507
51
153
0
84
51
14
0
2,860
1.9%
98.2%
GT 15, LE 20 Yrs.
928
15
56
0
116
31
8
1
1,155
0.8%
98.9%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs.
542
9
26
0
88
10
6
1
682
0.4%
99.4%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs.
66
0
3
0
50
0
0
0
119
0.1%
99.4%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs.
32
0
1
0
29
0
1
0
63
0.0%
99.5%
GT 50 Yrs.
40
1
4
0
81
2
0
0
128
0.1%
99.6%
Life
139
2
17
0
507
0
0
0
665
0.4%
100.0%
Data Unavailable
136
7
10
20
9
11
0
1
194
   
TOTAL
110,486
16,633
12,327
7,991
2,197
3,119
143
89
152,985
100.0%
100.0%
Average**
3.9
2.8
3.9
1.5
19.9
3.2
7.2
1.5
3.9
   
Median
3.0
2.0
3.0
1.5
9.5
1.8
5.1
0.2
2.5
   
Mode
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.
Life
1 Year or Less
1 Year or Less
1 Year or Less
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.
   
* 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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