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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, 2006 is 3.9 Years

  • The majority (65.8%) of those on community supervision on June 30, 2006 were serving sentences of three years or less, with most of them falling between one and two years (34.6%).

  • 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, 2006 were serving the longest sentences with an average sentence length of 18.2 years, while those on pretrial intervention were serving the shortest with an average of 1.4 years.

  • Of the 2,167 offenders on parole, 465 are serving life sentences on parole.
Sentence Length
(Supervision Population on June 30, 2006)
Category Original Sentence Post-Prison Release Total Percent
Primary Offense Probation Drug Offender Probation Community Control Pretrial Intervention Parole Conditional Release Control Release Addiction Recovery Other Post-Prison Release
1 Year or Less 11,379 760 565 3,260 84 1,142 24 277 10 17,501 12.0%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.* 33,706 7,918 2,952 5,129 237 602 14 14 2 50,574 34.6%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 21,099 4,752 1,688 150 245 172 12 12 0 28,130 19.2%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 7,411 1,661 1,234 18 155 129 6 15 1 10,630 7.3%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 14,678 1,715 1,500 25 183 133 8 6 0 18,248 12.5%
GT 5, LE 10 Yrs. 10,844 872 1,185 6 339 486 12 8 3 13,755 9.4%
GT 10, LE 20 Yrs. 4,515 155 367 2 239 142 15 0 3 5,438 3.7%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 610 17 21 0 76 13 4 0 1 742 0.5%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 62 2 3 0 46 0 0 0 0 113 0.1%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 29 1 0 0 19 0 1 0 0 50 0.0%
GT 50 Yrs. 37 0 0 0 66 1 0 0 0 104 0.1%
Life 120 2 6 0 465 1 0 0 1 595 0.4%
Data Unavailable  263 5 5 9 13 6 0 1 0 302 0.2%
TOTAL 104,753 17,860 9,526 8,599 2,167 2,827 96 333 21 146,182 100.0%
Average** 4 2.9 3.9 1.4 18.2 3.1 6 0.7 7.3 3.9
Median 3 2.2 3 1.5 7.5 1.4 2.9 0.2 1.2 2.5
* 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.