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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

Releases by Category
(Total 104,572)

Technical Revocation = 27.9% (29,161); Satisfaction of Sentence = 28.1% (29,405); Court Action = 24.5% (25,573); New Offense Revocation = 16.4% (17,181); Other State Case Returned = 2.0% (2,103); Death = 1.1% (1,147); Pardon 0% (2)

  • The number of offenders released from supervision has decreased from 104,895 in FY 2006-07 to 104,572 releases in FY 2007-08.

  • Over a quarter (28.1%) of the offenders were released through satisfaction of their sentence.

  • Over a quarter (27.9%) were released due to technical revocation.
Drug Test

Many offenders on supervision are tested for drugs regularly. If they test positive, their supervision is revoked and they may be sent to prison.



GPS Device

There are many types of electronic monitoring systems, including radio frequency, active and passive GPS. This particular unit is an active GPS tracking device, which monitors offenders in near real time.