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

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Community Corrections

Offender Releases

General Characteristics

Category FY 2009-10
Total Releases 99,183 100.0%
Gender
Males 74,388 75.0%
Females 24,795 25.0%
Race
White 60,682 61.2%
Black 33,062 33.3%
Other 5,429 5.5%
Data Unavailable 10 0.0%
Age At Release
17 & Under 193 0.2%
18-24 25,786 26.0%
25-34 31,595 31.9%
35-49 29,823 30.1%
50-59 9,099 9.2%
60+ 2,686 2.7%
Prior DC Supervision Commitments
0 53,867 54.3%
1 23,209 23.4%
2 10,226 10.3%
3 5,337 5.4%
4+ 6,544 6.6%


Offense Chart

Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length
in Years*
Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 527 0.5% 9.7 28.8
Sexual offenses 1,675 1.7% 7.3 32.8
Robbery 2,470 2.5% 4.2 24.9
Violent Personal offenses 13,278 13.4% 2.8 32.0
Burglary 9,264 9.3% 2.9 26.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 24,439 24.6% 2.5 30.8
Drug offenses 32,153 32.4% 2.3 31.1
Weapons 2,537 2.6% 2.4 28.6
Other 12,840 12.9% 2.1 34.0
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer and life are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.


Did You Know?

Probation officers routinely partner with local law enforcement on surprise offender sweeps. These Planned Compliance Initiatives ensure offenders are abiding by the law and the offenders who are not, are taken into custody.