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

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Community Supervision/Releases

Community Supervision Releases
in FY 2002-03

Type of Offense
Property = 33.6% (32,982); Drug = 32.4% (31,767); Violent* = 22.1% (21,683); Other = 11.9% (11,622)
* One of the following conditions must occur for a crime to be defined as violent under this definition: actual physical harm or threat of physical harm, or a reasonable probability existed that individual criminal acts could have resulted in unintended physical harm or the threat of physical harm.

Category FY 2002-03
Total Admissions 98,064 100.0%
Gender
Male 75,508 77.0%
Female 22,556 23.0%
Race
White 59,077 60.2%
Black 35,839 36.5%
Other 3,126 3.2%
Data Unavailable 22  
Age at Admission
17 & Under 196 0.2%
18-24 26,122 26.6%
25-34 30,037 30.6%
35-49 33,967 34.6%
50-59 5,841 6.0%
60+ 1,896 1.9%
Data Unavailable 5  
Prior DC Supervision Commitments
0 52,056 53.1%
1 22,539 23.0%
2 10,773 11.0%
3 5,703 5.8%
4+ 6,993 7.1%

Community Supervision Releases
Over Five Years
Increases from 91,690 in 1998-99 to 98,864 in 2002-03

Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length in Years * Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 692 0.7% 9.5 28.1
Sexual offenses 2,653 2.7% 6.3 31.7
Robbery 2,726 2.8% 4.3 25.1
Violent Personal offenses 14,672 15.0% 2.6 31.6
Burglary 9,291 9.5% 2.9 26.0
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 24,132 24.6% 2.5 29.8
Drug offenses 31,767 32.4% 2.2 30.7
Weapons 2,122 2.2% 2.4 30.8
Other 9,999 10.2% 2.1 32.9
Data Unavailable=10
Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer and life are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.

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