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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 Corrections

Offender Population

Approximately 24% of offenders are on supervision for the commission of a violent offense and 14.2% have spent time in prison.

An offender is placed under supervision by a sentencing authority (a court or Florida Parole Commission) and must abide by conditions of supervision. Violation of these conditions may result in revocation and imposition of any sentence which may have been imposed before placing the offender on supervision (including prison) or a return to prison in the case of prison release.

Offender Population Chart

Category Population on June 30, 2010
Total Community
Supervision Population
152,928 100.0%
Gender
Male 115,842 75.7%
Female 37,086 24.3%
Race
White 96,437 63.1%
Black 48,141 31.5%
Other 8,334 5.4%
Data Unavailable 16  
Age on June 30, 2010
17 & Under 379 0.2%
18-24 34,975 22.9%
25-34 44,738 29.3%
35-49 49,416 32.3%
50-59 17,117 11.2%
60+ 6,004 4.1%
Prior Supervision Commitments
0 94,925 62.1%
1 31,751 20.8%
2 12,946 8.5%
3 6,485 4.2%
4+ 6,736 4.4%
Data Unavailable 85  


Type of Offense Chart

Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age
at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 2,229 1.5 15.0 28.6
Sexual offenses 6,411 4.2 10.0 34.4
Robbery 5,206 3.4 6.3 23.8
Violent Personal offenses 23,263 15.2 3.8 31.7
Burglary 15,949 10.4 3.7 25.6
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 41,251 27.0 3.8 31.7
Drug offenses 40,851 26.7 2.9 31.4
Weapons 3,571 2.3 3.1 29.2
Other 14,171 9.3 2.8 34.7
Data Unavailable: 26
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.

Type of Offense

Type of Offense:  Property - 57,205 or 37%; Drug - 40,851 or 27%; Violent - 37,402 or 25%; Other - 17,444 or 11%; Data Unavailable = 87

Population of June 30 Compared Over Five Years

Offender Population increased from 146,182 in FY05-06 to 158,079 in FY08-09.  It decreased slightly from FY08-09 (157,222) to FY09-10 (152,928).

More Facts and Figures

Types of Supervision/Offense/Length/Average Age (As of 6-30-2010)

  • Offenders on active supervision are currently serving:
    • Regular Probation 76,794
    • Drug Offender Probation 12,539
    • Community Control 7,334
    • Sex Offender/Post Release 9,293
    • Pretrial Intervention 9,070
  • The largest category of offenders on community supervision was for property offenses (37%). The percentage of those on supervision for drug crimes was 27% and 24% on supervision for violent crimes.
  • The average sentence length for those on community supervision was 4.0 years.
  • The overall average age of community supervision offenders was 35.7 years.
  • Collections and Community Service (FY 09/10 Data)
  • $30,397,442 collected for victim restitution and $49,883,733 in court costs, fines and other monetary obligations
  • Offenders completed 1,636,252 hours of community service