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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 Population

Average Sentence Length for those on Community Supervision on June 30, 2007 is 3.8 Years

  • The majority (66.3%) of those on community supervision on June 30, 2007 were serving sentences of three years or less, with most of them falling between one and two years (35.0%).

  • The average sentence length for those on community supervision on June 30, 2007 was 3.8 years.

  • Those on parole on June 30, 2007 were serving the longest sentences with an average sentence length of 17.7 years, while those on pretrial intervention were serving the shortest with an average of 1.4 years.

  • Of the 2,134 offenders on parole, 441 are serving life sentences on parole.
Sentence Length
(Supervision Population on June 30, 2007)
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 11,884 633 577 3,185 93 1,148 27 374 10 17,931 11.7%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.* 36,364 8,009 2,932 5,692 234 553 15 13 1 53,813 35.0%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 22,635 5,085 1,774 161 238 149 20 11 0 30,073 19.6%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 7,980 1,813 1,337 18 146 124 6 15 1 11,440 7.4%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 15,174 1,793 1,583 27 190 117 7 5 0 18,896 12.3%
GT 5, LE 10 Yrs. 11,063 999 1,326 10 353 448 8 5 3 14,215 9.2%
GT 10, LE 20 Yrs. 4,564 181 365 0 237 157 13 0 3 5,520 3.6%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 631 13 27 0 72 12 4 0 0 759 0.5%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 67 3 2 0 45 0 0 0 0 117 0.1%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 32 0 1 0 16 0 1 0 0 50 0.0%
GT 50 Yrs. 37 0 4 0 64 1 0 0 0 106 0.1%
Life 134 1 15 0 441 0 0 0 1 592 0.4%
Data Unavailable  160 3 2 1 5 6 1 2 0 180 0.1%
TOTAL 110,725 18,533 9,945 9,094 2,134 2,715 102 425 19 153,692 100.0%
Average** 3.9 3.0 4.0 1.4 17.7 3.1 5.3 0.5 6.7 3.8  
Median 3.0 2.4 3.0 1.5 7.1 1.3 2.4 0.2 0.7 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.