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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 (68.7%) of those admitted to community supervision in FY 2006-07 are serving sentences of two years or less.

  • The average sentence length for all those admitted to community supervision in FY 2006-07 is 2.3 years.

  • Those admitted to parole in FY 2006-07 are serving an average sentence length of 5.7 years, while those on pretrial intervention serve an average of 1.3 years.

  • The average sentence length for parole has decreased since last fiscal year from 6.3 to 5.7 years.

Sentence Length
(Supervision Admissions for FY 2006-07)
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 14,630 939 925 4,988 124 3,727 1,699 33 27,065 25.2%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.* 28,541 7,953 2,981 6,280 166 624 59 1 46,605 43.5%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 12,339 3,373 1,579 69 113 137 32 0 17,642 16.5%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 2,983 673 953 5 80 83 9 1 4,787 4.5%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 5,175 664 1,114 11 83 79 4 0 7,130 6.7%
GT 5, LE 10 Yrs. 1,935 136 622 1 114 152 1 2 2,963 2.8%
GT 10, LE 20 Yrs. 456 20 141 0 53 42 0 0 712 0.7%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 55 2 11 0 10 6 0 0 84 0.1%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0.0%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0%
Over 50 Yrs. 4 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 14 0.0%
Life 17 0 1 0 16 0 0 0 34 0.0%
Data Unavailable 77 8 12 1 23 29 8 1 159  
TOTAL 66,219 13,768 8,340 11,355 792 4,879 1,812 38 107,203 100.0%
Average** 2.4 2.4 3.2 1.3 5.7 1.0 0.3 0.8 2.3  
Median 2.0 2.0 2.5 1.5 3.0 0.3 0.1 0.2 2.0  

* 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.