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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 Releases

General Characteristics of FY 2006-07 Offender Releases

Type of Offense
Property = 31.3 (32,794); Drug = 34.2% (35,908); Violent* = 18.9% (19,863); Other = 15.6% (16,328)
* 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 2006-07
Total Releases 104,895 100.0%
Gender
Male 80,089 76.4%
Female 24,806 23.6%
Race
White 64,462 61.2%
Black 35,832 34.2%
Other 4,588 4.6%
Data Unavailable 13  
Age at Release
17 & Under 153 0.2%
18-24 26,162 24.9%
25-34 32,233 30.7%
35-49 35,847 34.2%
50-59 8,142 7.8%
60+ 2,358 2.2%
Prior DC Supervision Commitments
0 53,958 51.4%
1 25,155 24.0%
2 11,872 11.3%
3 6,210 5.9%
4+ 7,700 7.4%

Community Supervision Releases
Over Five Years
Increases from 98,064 in 2002-03 to 104,895 in 2006-07

Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length in Years * Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 568 0.5% 8.7 29.0
Sexual offenses 1,980 1.9% 7.1 32.3
Robbery 2,518 2.4% 4.4 25.7
Violent Personal offenses 14,024 13.4% 2.7 31.8
Burglary 9,186 8.8% 3.0 26.8
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 24,020 22.9% 2.5 30.9
Drug offenses 35,908 34.2% 2.2 31.2
Weapons 2,019 1.9% 2.4 29.9
Other 14,670 14.0% 2.0 33.3
Data Unavailable = 2
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer and life are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.