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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Inmate Releases and Time Served

Facts about Time Served...

  • In the last month of the fiscal year (June 2006), offenders released from Florida’s prisons were serving an average of 85.5% of their court-imposed sentences. (Offenders with offense dates on or after October 1, 1995 are required to serve a minimum of 85% of their court-imposed sentence prior to their release).

  • The average percentage of sentence served for released offenders with a violent offense was 82.7% for the fiscal year.

  • The average percentage of sentence served for released offenders has increased in the last five years, from 82.7% in June 2002 to 85.5% in June 2006.

Type of Release From Prison in FY 2005-06
(Total = 33,348)
Expiration of Sentence = 64.0% (21,336); Expiration of Sentence to Probation/CC = 14.0% (4,658); Conditional Release = 16.0% (5,326) All Others = 6.1% (2,028)


Average Percentage of Sentence Served
Over Five Years
Both Violent and All Offenders increase from:  Violent = 79.0% in June 2002 to 82.7% in June 2006; All Offenders = 82.7% in June 2002 to 85.5% in June 2006