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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 Releases

Community Supervision Releases
in FY 2003-04

Type of Offense
Property = 33.6% (33,657); Drug = 32.2% (32,263); Violent* = 21.7% (21,739); Other = 12.6% (12,592)
Data Unavailable = 8
* 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 2003-04
Total Releases 100,259 100.0%
Gender
Male 76,791 76.6%
Female 23,468 23.4%
Race
White 60,705 60.5%
Black 36,047 36.0%
Other 3,492 3.5%
Data Unavailable 15 0.0%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 151 0.2%
18-24 26,344 26.3%
25-34 31,061 31.0%
35-49 34,623 34.5%
50-59 6,248 6.2%
60+ 1,831 1.8%
Data Unavailable 1 0.0%
Prior DC Supervision Commitments
0 53,458 53.3%
1 22,797 22.7%
2 10,970 10.9%
3 5,855 5.8%
4+ 7,179 7.2%

Community Supervision Releases
Over Five Years
Increases from 94,765 in 1999-00 to 100,259 in 2003-04

Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length in Years * Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 601 0.6% 8.8% 27.9
Sexual offenses 2,528 2.5% 6.5% 31.6
Robbery 2,727 2.7% 4.4% 25.1
Violent Personal offenses 14,977 14.9% 2.6% 31.7
Burglary 9,369 9.3% 3.0% 26.2
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 24,679 24.6% 2.5% 30.0
Drug offenses 32,263 32.2% 2.3% 30.8
Weapons 1,996 2.0% 2.5% 30.3
Other 11,111 11.1% 2.1% 33.0
Data Unavailable = 8
Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer and life are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.

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