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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 Admissions

Average Sentence Length for Community Supervision Admissions is 2.4 Years


  • The majority (67.6%) of those admitted to community supervision in FY 2003-04 are serving sentences of two years or less.

  • The average sentence length for all those admitted to community supervision in FY 2003-04 is 2.4 years.

  • Those admitted to parole in FY 2003-04 are serving an average sentence length of 5.9 years while those on pretrial intervention serve an average of 1.3 years.

  • The average sentence length for parole has gone down this fiscal year from 8.4 years in FY 2002- 03 to 5.9 years in FY 2003-04.


Sentence Length
(Supervision Admissions for FY 2003-04)
Primary Offense Original Sentence Post-Prison Release Total Percent
Probation Drug Offender Probation Community Control Pretrial Intervention Parole Conditional Release Program Supervision Other Post-Prison Release
1 Year or Less 13,093 1,051 1,121 4,583 114 3,402 566 65 23,995 23.9%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs. 26,193 8,405 4,148 4,456 153 507 17 2 43,881 43.7%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 11,579 2,868 2,287 55 121 146 14 0 17,070 17.0%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 2,534 514 1,331 1 85 101 8 1 4,575 4.6%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 4,798 614 1,419 6 62 64 0 1 6,964 6.9%
GT 5, LE 6 Yrs. 404 30 276 1 42 54 1 1 809 0.8%
GT 6, LE 7 Yrs. 242 13 180 0 27 63 0 1 526 0.5%
GT 7, LE 8 Yrs. 174 10 56 0 17 53 0 0 310 0.3%
GT 8, LE 9 Yrs. 78 3 33 0 22 12 0 0 148 0.1%
GT 9, LE 10 Yrs. 930 53 160 0 21 6 0 0 1,170 1.2%
GT 10, LE 12 Yrs. 81 5 96 0 16 14 0 1 213 0.2%
GT 12, LE 15 Yrs. 250 15 59 0 10 22 0 0 356 0.4%
GT 15, LE 20 Yrs. 82 0 20 1 17 13 0 1 134 0.1%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 53 1 15 0 12 2 0 0 83 0.1%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 6 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 13 0.0%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 8 0.0%
Over 50 Yrs. 7 0 6 0 6 1 0 2 22 0.0%
Life 20 2 11 0 17 0 0 0 50 0.0%
Data Unavailable 136 13 27 17 16 20 1 0 230  
TOTAL 60,664 13,598 11,249 9,120 764 4,480 607 75 100,557 100.0%
Average** 3 2 3.2 1.3 5.9 1.1 0.3 2.3 2  
Median 2 2 2.5 1 3 0.3 0.2 0.1 2  
Mode GT 1, LE 2 Yrs. GT 1, LE 2 Yrs. GT 1, LE 2 Yrs. 1 Year or Less GT 1, LE 2 Yrs. 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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