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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Community Supervision Population

Average Sentence Length for those on Community Supervision on June 30, 2005 is 3.9 Years

  • The majority (65.2%) of those on community supervision on June 30, 2005, were serving sentences of three years or less, with most of them (34.1%) falling between one and two years.

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

  • Those on parole on June 30, 2005, 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 2,161 offenders on parole, 474 are serving life sentences on parole.

Sentence Length
(Supervision Population on June 30, 2005)
Category Original Sentence Post-Prison Release Total Percent Cumulative Percent
Primary Offense Probation Drug Offender Probation Community Control Pretrial Intervention Parole Conditional Release Control Release Other Post-Prison Release
1 Year or Less 10,591 744 650 3,197 92 1,069 18 182 16,543 11.5% 11.5%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.* 32,544 7,953 3,034 4,831 208 512 9 10 49,101 34.1% 45.6%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 20,809 4,778 2,007 154 236 175 13 10 28,182 19.6% 65.2%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 7,368 1,636 1,425 16 166 145 4 10 10,770 7.5% 72.7%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 14,657 1,679 1,703 32 149 164 7 4 18,395 12.8% 85.5%
GT 5, LE 6 Yrs. 2,419 319 524 2 87 162 5 2 3,520 2.4% 87.9%
GT 6, LE 7 Yrs. 1,620 156 314 0 67 122 3 0 2,282 1.6% 89.5%
GT 7, LE 8 Yrs. 1,072 75 127 3 59 130 2 0 1,468 1.0% 90.5%
GT 8, LE 9 Yrs. 529 35 66 0 62 75 4 1 772 0.5% 91.0%
GT 9, LE 10 Yrs. 5,206 208 260 2 73 36 1 1 5,787 4.0% 95.1%
GT 10, LE 12 Yrs. 1,220 51 164 2 75 51 5 0 1,568 1.1% 96.2%
GT 12, LE 15 Yrs. 2,401 58 146 0 77 53 10 1 2,746 1.9% 98.1%
GT 15, LE 20 Yrs. 964 13 45 0 110 40 9 2 1,183 0.8% 98.9%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 577 13 27 0 85 10 4 3 719 0.5% 99.4%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 56 1 4 0 45 0 0 0 106 0.1% 99.5%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 30 0 2 0 20 0 1 0 53 0.0% 99.5%
GT 50 Yrs. 36 0 6 0 67 1 0 0 110 0.1% 99.6%
Life 127 2 14 0 474 1 0 1 619 0.4% 100.0%
Data Unavailable 261 11 6 9 9 7 0 2 305    
TOTAL 102,487 17,732 10,524 8,248 2,161 2,753 95 229 144,229 100.0% 100.0%
Average** 4.0 2.8 3.9 1.4 18.6 3.2 7.2 1.4 3.9    
Median 3.0 2.1 3.0 1.5 8.2 1.4 4.2 0.2 2.7    
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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