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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 = 34.9% (32,808); Drug = 32.0% (30,143); Violent* = 19.6% (18,490); Other = 13.5% (12,726)
* 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 2009-10
Total Releases 94,171 100.0%
Gender
Males 69,969 74.3%
Females 24,202 25.7%
Race
White 58,812 62.5%
Black 30,611 32.5%
Other 4,744 5.0%
Data Unavailable 4 0.0%
Age At Release
17 & Under 147 0.2%
18-24 24,396 25.9%
25-34 30,708 32.6%
35-49 27,391 29.1%
50-59 8,863 9.4%
60+ 2,666 2.8%
Prior DC Supervision Commitments
0 50,793 53.9%
1 22,075 23.5%
2 9,829 10.4%
3 5,246 5.6%
4+ 6,228 6.6%


Releases Compared Over Five Years
Decreases from 104,895 in 2006-07 to 94,171 in 2010-2011


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length
in Years*
Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 512 0.5% 10.8 27.9
Sexual offenses 1,640 1.7% 7.2 33.1
Robbery 2,501 2.7% 4.4 24.9
Violent Personal offenses 13,371 14.2% 2.8 32.3
Burglary 9,133 9.7% 3.0 26.2
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 23,936 25.4% 2.5 30.8
Drug offenses 30,143 32.0% 2.3 31.1
Weapons 2,288 2.5% 2.4 29.1
Other 10,643 11.3% 2.3 34.1
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer and life are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.