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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 2007), offenders released from Florida’s prisons were serving an average of 86.7% 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 85.2% in June 2007.

  • The average percentage of sentence served for released offenders has increased in the last five years, from 84.5% in June 2003 to 86.7% in June 2007.

Type of Release From Prison in FY 2006-07
(Total = 35,337)
Expiration of Sentence = 64.0% (2,963); Expiration of Sentence to Probation/CC = 13.2% (4,646); Conditional Release = 14.7% (5,177) All Others = 6.7% (2,364)


Average Percentage of Sentence Served
Over Five Years
Both Violent and All Offenders increase from:  Violent = 84.5% in June 2003 to 86.7% in June 2007; All Offenders = 81.3% in June 2002 to 85.2% in June 2006