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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Community Supervision Admissions

Average Sentence Length for Community Supervision Admissions is 2.4 Years


  • The majority (67.9%) of those admitted to community supervision in FY 2004-05 are serving sentences of two years or less.

  • The average sentence length for all those admitted to community supervision in FY 2004-05 is 2.4 years.

  • Those admitted to parole in FY 2004-05 are serving an average sentence length of 6.3 years while those on conditional release serve an average of 1.1 years.

  • The average sentence length for parole has gone up this fiscal year from 5.9 years in FY 2003-04 to 6.3 years in FY 2004-05.


Sentence Length
(Supervision Admissions for FY 2004-05)
Primary Offense Original Sentence Post-Prison Release Total Percent
Probation Drug Offender Probation Community Control Pretrial Intervention Parole Conditional Release Addiction Recovery Supervision Other Post-Prison Release
1 Year or Less 12,974 1,144 1,051 4,818 96 3,708 811 78 24,680 24.9%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs. 25,588 7,940 3,695 4,698 130 602 25 3 42,681 43.0%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 11,175 3,292 2,149 38 136 151 21 2 16,964 17.1%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 2,436 548 1,253 2 68 81 7 0 4,395 4.4%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 4,821 630 1,288 9 56 86 2 0 6,892 6.9%
GT 5, LE 6 Yrs. 370 30 248 0 37 67 0 0 752 0.8%
GT 6, LE 7 Yrs. 229 18 156 0 20 40 0 0 463 0.5%
GT 7, LE 8 Yrs. 202 10 45 0 26 59 0 0 342 0.3%
GT 8, LE 9 Yrs. 58 4 27 0 9 22 0 0 120 0.1%
GT 9, LE 10 Yrs. 922 58 134 0 14 26 0 0 1,154 1.2%
GT 10, LE 12 Yrs. 86 2 79 1 10 16 0 0 194 0.2%
GT 12, LE 15 Yrs. 265 15 58 0 16 23 0 0 377 0.4%
GT 15, LE 20 Yrs. 89 1 20 0 18 25 0 2 155 0.2%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 47 0 8 0 8 2 0 1 66 0.1%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 4 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 13 0.0%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0%
Over 50 Yrs. 5 0 4 0 7 0 0 0 16 0.0%
Life 14 1 11 0 20 0 0 1 47 0.0%
Data Unavailable 170 36 31 11 27 25 2 2 304  
TOTAL 59,456 13,729 10,257 9,577 707 4,933 868 89 99,616 100.0%
Average** 2.5 2.3 3.2 1.3 6.3 1.1 0.3 1.6 2.4  
Median 2.0 2.0 2.5 1 3.0 0.3 0.1 0.2 2  
Mode GT 1, LE 2 Yrs. GT 1, LE 2 Yrs. GT 1, LE 2 Yrs. 1 Year or Less GT 2, LE 3 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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