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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 Supervision Releases

General Characteristics Offender Releases

Type of Offense
Property = 35.5% (32,182); Drug = 31.9% (28,887); Violent* = 20.1% (18,183); Other = 12.5% (11,368); Unknown = 6
* 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 2011-12
Total Releases 90,626 100.0%
Gender
Males 66,939 73.9%
Females 23,687 26.1%
Race
White 57,737 63.7%
Black 28,628 31.6%
Other 4,251 4.7%
Data Unavailable 10  
Age At Release
17 & Under 114 0.1%
18-24 22,502 24.8%
25-34 30,066 33.2%
35-49 25,838 28.5%
50-59 9,211 10.2%
60+ 2,894 3.2%
Data Unavailable 1  
Prior DC Supervision Commitments
0 49,003 54.1%
1 21,027 23.5%
2 9,574 10.6%
3 4,876 5.4%
4+ 6,146 6.8%


Releases Compared Over Five Years
Decreases from 104,572 in 2007-08 to 90,626 in 2011-2012


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length
in Years*
Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 533 0.6% 10.3 29.3
Sexual offenses 1,512 1.7% 7.5 32.8
Robbery 2,535 2.8% 4.4 24.9
Violent Personal offenses 13,118 14.5% 2.8 32.3
Burglary 9,300 10.2% 3.0 26.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 23,134 25.5% 2.6 31.1
Drug offenses 28,887 31.9% 2.3 31.3
Weapons 2,253 2.5% 2.5 29.7
Other 9,348 10.3% 2.3 34.7
Data Unavailable 6      

* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer and life are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.
Unavailable = 6