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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 = 32.81% (33,923); Drug = 32.18% (33,251); Violent* = 18.33% (18,974); Other = 16.68% (17,244)
* 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 2008-09
Total Releases 103,392 100.0%
Gender
Males 77,767 75.2%
Females 25,625 24.8%
Race
White 62,878 60.8%
Black 34,974 33.8%
Other 5,533 5.4%
Data Unavailable 7 0.0%
Age At Release
17 & Under 208 0.2%
18-24 26,635 25.8%
25-34 32,295 31.2%
35-49 32,485 31.4%
50-59 9,069 8.8%
60+ 2,700 2.6%
Prior DC Supervision Commitments
0 55,648 53.8%
1 24,098 23.3%
2 10,962 10.6%
3 5,730 5.5%
4+ 6,954 6.7%


Releases Compared Over Five Years
Decreases from 103,863 in 20034-05 to 103,392 in 2008-2009


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length
in Years*
Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 545 0.5% 9.9 28.5
Sexual offenses 1,788 1.7% 7.6 33.4
Robbery 2,480 2.4% 4.7 25.1
Violent Personal offenses 13,879 13.4% 2.8 31.9
Burglary 9,260 9.0% 2.9 26.6
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 24,663 23.9% 2.5 30.8
Drug offenses 33,251 32.2% 2.3 31.2
Weapons 2,510 2.4% 2.3 29.2
Other 15,016 14.5% 2.1 33.6
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer and life are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.