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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

General Characteristics of Population

Category Population on June 30, 2008
Total Community
Supervision Population
158,079 100.0%
Gender
Male 120,328 76.1%
Female 37,751 23.9%
Race
White 98,176 62.1%
Black 50,837 32.2%
Other 9,043 5.7%
Data Unavailable = 23
Age on June 30, 2008
17 & Under 462 0.3%
18-24 36,366 23.0%
25-34 46,392 29.4%
35-49 53,421 33.8%
50-59 15,828 10.0%
60+ 5,607 3.5%
Data Unavailable = 3
Prior Supervision Commitments
0 98,232 62.1%
1 32,804 20.8%
2 13,522 8.6%
3 6,576 4.2%
4+ 6,819 4.3%
Data Unavailable = 126

Type of Offense
Property: (54,299) 34.4% | Violent*: (37,794) 23.9% | Drug: (42,999) 27.2% | Other: (22,858) 14.5%

* 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.

Population on June 30 Compared Over Five Years
Decreased from 151,150 in 2004 to 144,229 in 2005 and increased to 158,079 in 2008.


Supervised Population on June 30, 2008
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length in Years* Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 2,181 1.4% 15.2 28.7
Sexual Offenses 6,497 4.1% 10.0 34.3
Robbery 4,505 2.9% 6.4 23.9
Violent Personal Offenses 23,054 14.6% 3.7 31.6
Burglary 14,607 9.2% 3.7 26.0
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 40,532 25.7% 3.6 31.3
Drug Offenses 42,999 27.2% 2.8 31.2
Weapons 3,604 2.3% 2.9 29.3
Other 19,971 12.6% 2.5 33.9
Data Unavailable: 129
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.