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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Community Supervision Releases

General Characteristics of FY 2005-06 Offender Releases

Type of Offense
Property = 32.0% (33,668); Drug = 32.9% (34,580); Violent* = 20.6% (21,669); Other = 14.6% (15,329)
* 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 2005-06
Total Releases 105,248 100.0%
Gender
Male 80,529 76.5%
Female 24,719 23.5%
Race
White 64,801 61.6%
Black 36,077 34.3%
Other 4,353 4.1%
Data Unavailable 17  
Age at Release
17 & Under 174 0.2%
18-24 26,629 25.3%
25-34 32,337 30.7%
35-49 35,805 34.0%
50-59 7,962 7.6%
60+ 2,341 2.2%
Prior DC Supervision Commitments
0 54,321 51.6%
1 24,874 23.6%
2 11,952 11.4%
3 6,307 6.0%
4+ 7,794 7.4%

Community Supervision Releases
Over Five Years
Increases from 95,907 in 2001-02 to 105,248 in 2005-06

Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length in Years * Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 637 0.6% 9.6 28.8
Sexual offenses 2,225 2.1% 7.0 32.6
Robbery 2,711 2.6% 4.4 25.4
Violent Personal offenses 15,194 14.4% 2.8 31.9
Burglary 9,321 8.9% 3.0 26.7
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 24,789 23.6% 2.6 30.7
Drug offenses 34,580 32.9% 2.3 31.1
Weapons 2,011 1.9% 2.4 30.2
Other 13,778 13.1% 2.1 33.1
Data Unavailable = 2
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer and life are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.