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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Community Supervision Population

Average Sentence Length for those on Community Supervision on June 30, 2010, is 4.0 Years

  • The majority (62.0%) of those on community supervision on June 30, 2011 were serving sentences of three years or less, with most of them falling between one and two years (30.8%).

  • The average sentence length for those on community supervision on June 30, 2011 was 4.0 years.

  • Those on parole on June 30, 2011 were serving the longest sentences with an average sentence length of 16.7 years, while those on addiction recovery were serving the shortest with an average of 1.1 years.

  • Of the 2,058 offenders on parole, 389 are serving life sentences on parole.
Sentence Length
Category Original Sentence Post-Prison Release Total Percent
Primary
Offense
Probation Drug Offender
Probation
Community
Control
Pretrial
Intervention
Parole Conditional
Release
Control
Release
Addiction
Recovery
Other Post-Prison
Release
1 Year or Less 11,228 568 474 2,986 88 1,139 22 118 6 16,629 11.10%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.* 30,284 6,638 2,749 5,796 256 507 10 7 1 46,248 30.80%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 22,532 4685 1931 490 249 312 10 15 1 30,225 20.10%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 8,763 1,732 1,610 70 138 85 4 9 3 12,414 8.30%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 17,501 2141 1934 109 193 102 4 2 0 21,986 14.60%
GT 5, LE 10 Yrs. 11,813 1,131 1,563 18 330 385 3 7 2 15,252 10.10%
GT 10, LE 20 Yrs. 4,634 181 343 0 232 257 4 1 3 5,655 3.80%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 743 10 40 0 58 35 2 0 0 888 0.60%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 67 2 6 0 35 1 0 0 0 111 0.10%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 35 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 57 0.00%
GT 50 Yrs. 32 0 1 0 65 1 0 0 1 100 0.10%
Life 124 0 27 0 389 2 0 0 0 542 0.40%
Data Unavailable 62 0 0 2 3 4 0 0 0 71  
Total 107,818 17,088 10,678 9,471 2,058 2,830 59 159 17 150,178 100.00%
Average** 4.2 3.2 4.2 1.5 16.7 3.5 3.7 1.1 7.2 4.0  
Median 3 3 3 2 6 2 2 0 3 3  
* GT = greater than and LE = less than or equal to
**Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, and life are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.