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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, 2004 is 3.9 Years

  • The majority (65.7%) of those on community supervision on June 30, 2004 were serving sentences of three years or less, with most of them falling between one and two years (34.5%).

  • The average sentence length for those on community supervision on June 30 for the past three fiscal years has been 3.9 years.

  • Those on parole on June 30, 2004 were serving the longest sentences with an average sentence length of 18.6 years while those on pretrial intervention were serving the shortest with an average of 1.4 years.

  • Of the 2,175 offenders on parole, 466 are serving life sentences on parole.

Sentence Length
(Supervision Population on June 30, 2004)
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 11,615 768 641 3,265 89 1,174 18 136 17,706 11.7% 11.7%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.* 34,832 8,528 3,425 4,643 196 461 14 8 52,107 34.5% 46.2%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 22,146 4,351 2,180 220 239 218 15 10 29,379 19.4% 65.7%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 7,776 1,421 1,586 19 176 228 7 11 11,224 7.4% 73.1%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 15,377 1,493 1,826 41 140 176 9 3 19,065 12.6% 85.7%
GT 5, LE 6 Yrs. 2,564 292 556 6 93 184 6 3 3,704 2.5% 88.2%
GT 6, LE 7 Yrs. 1,608 138 373 3 75 144 4 0 2,345 1.6% 89.7%
GT 7, LE 8 Yrs. 1,117 76 145 2 65 127 4 0 1,536 1.0% 90.7%
GT 8, LE 9 Yrs. 531 37 84 1 70 78 3 1 805 0.5% 91.3%
GT 9, LE 10 Yrs. 5,290 173 310 1 76 31 2 1 5,884 3.90% 95.20%
GT 10, LE 12 Yrs. 1,264 49 217 1 84 51 10 1 1,677 1.1% 96.3%
GT 12, LE 15 Yrs. 2,481 65 155 0 68 60 15 0 2,844 1.9% 98.2%
GT 15, LE 20 Yrs. 948 13 49 1 108 28 7 1 1,155 0.8% 98.9%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 552 11 33 0 87 9 6 2 700 0.5% 99.4%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 57 0 5 0 46 0 0 0 108 0.1% 99.5%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 31 1 4 0 20 0 1 0 57 0.0% 99.5%
GT 50 Yrs. 38 0 9 0 75 1 0 0 123 0.1% 99.6%
Life 139 3 22 0 466 1 1 1 633 0.4% 100.0%
Data Unavailable 62 6 4 15 2 9 0 0 98    
TOTAL 108,428 17,425 11,624 8,218 2,175 2,980 122 178 151,150 100.0% 100.0%
Average** 4 2.8 4.1 1.4 18.6 3.1 7.6 1.6 3.9    
Median 3 2 3 1.5 8.2 1.5 4.5 0.2 2.6    
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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