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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Community Supervision Releases

General Characteristics Offender Releases

Type of Offense
Property = 31.3% (32,717); Drug = 33.6% (35,106); Violent* = 18.8% (19,652); Other = 16.3% (17,097)
* 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 2007-08
Total Releases 104,572 100.0%
Gender
Male 79,513 76.0%
Female 25,059 24.0%
Race
White 63,640 60.9%
Black 35,752 34.2%
Other 5,168 4.9%
Data Unavailable 12  
Age at Release
17 & Under 179 0.2%
18-24 26,953 25.7%
25-34 32,258 30.9%
35-49 34,107 32.6%
50-59 8,634 8.3%
60+ 2,441 2.3%
Prior DC Supervision Commitments
0 54,883 52.5%
1 24,635 23.6%
2 11,426 10.9%
3 6,112 5.8%
4+ 7,516 7.2%

Releases Compared Over Five Years
Increases from 100,259 in 2003-04 to 104,572 in 2007-08

Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length in Years * Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 577 0.6% 8.9 29.9
Sexual offenses 1,962 1.9% 7.3 32.4
Robbery 2,479 2.4% 4.5 25.7
Violent Personal offenses 13,879 13.3% 2.8 31.9
Burglary 8,997 8.6% 2.9 26.5
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 24,132 23.1% 2.5 30.9
Drug offenses 35,106 33.5% 2.2 31.3
Weapons 2,195 2.1% 2.4 29.2
Other 15,245 14.5% 2.1 33.4
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer and life are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.