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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 2.3 Years


  • The majority (69.6%) of those admitted to community supervision in FY 2005-06 are serving sentences of two years or less.

  • The average sentence length for all those admitted to community supervision in FY 2005-06 is 2.3 years.

  • Those admitted to parole in FY 2005-06 are serving an average sentence length of 6.3 years, while those on pretrial intervention serve an average of 1.2 years.

  • The average sentence length for parole has remained the same this fiscal year at 6.3 years.

Sentence Length
(Supervision Admissions for FY 2005-06)
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 14,167 1,069 954 5,154 106 3,873 1,213 43 26,579 25.8%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.* 27,503 7,987 3,508 5,295 145 663 34 3 45,138 43.8%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 11,498 2,959 1,720 41 125 151 23 1 16,518 16.0%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 2,589 579 1,083 3 72 89 6 1 4,422 4.3%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 4,946 644 1,153 6 68 78 0 2 6,897 6.7%
GT 5, LE 10 Yrs. 1,824 110 542 0 111 176 0 2 2,765 2.7%
GT 10, LE 20 Yrs. 434 16 152 2 38 41 0 2 685 0.7%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 41 1 11 0 6 5 0 1 65 0.1%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 5 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 10 0.0%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 6 0.0%
Over 50 Yrs. 4 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 12 0.0%
Life 14 0 3 0 23 0 0 0 40 0.0%
Data Unavailable 143 14 22 10 25 31 4 1 250
TOTAL 63,170 13,380 9,150 10,511 733 5,107 1,280 56 103,387 100.0%
Average** 2.4 2.3 3.2 1.2 6.3 1 0.3 1.8 2.3
Median 2 2 2.5 1.5 3 0.3 0.1 0.2 2

* 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.