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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Inmate Releases and Time Served

Facts about Time Served...

  • In the last month of the fiscal year (June 2012), offenders released from Florida's prisons were serving an average of 85.9% of their court-imposed sentences. (Offenders with offense dates on or after October 1, 1995 are required to serve a minimum of 85% of their court-imposed sentence prior to their release).
  • The average percentage of sentence served for released offenders with a violent offense was 86.6% in June 2012.
  • The average percentage of sentence served for released all offenders has decreased slightly from last year, from 86.2% in June 2011 to 85.9% in June 2012.

Release From Prison By Type of Offense for June 2012
  Months Served Served*
Murder, Manslaughter 114.5 77.3
Sexual Offenses 73.1 80.3
Robery 66.1 85.5
Violent Personal Offenses 36.8 86.6
Burglary 40.2 86.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 25.7 85.6
Drug Offenses 31.4 86.3
Weapons 34.2 90.0
Other 27.2 86.1
Total 38.5 85.9
* Including County Jail Time Served

Average Percentage of Sentence Served in June Compared Over Five Fiscal Years
Both Violent and All Offenders decrease:  Violent = 84.6% in June 2008 to 86.6% in June 2012; All Offenders = 86.8% in June 2008 to 85.9% in June 2012