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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 Population

Average Sentence Length for those on Community Supervision on June 30, 2013 is 4.1 years.

  • The majority (60.6%) of those on community supervision on June 30, 2013 were serving sentences of three years or less, with more than half of them falling between one and two years (40.8%).
  • The average sentence length for those on community supervision on June 30, 2013 was 4.1 years.
  • Those on parole on June 30, 2013 were serving the longest sentences with an average sentence length of 17.1 years, while those on addiction recovery supervision were serving the shortest with an average of 0.8 years.
  • Of the 1,992 offenders on parole, 403 are serving life sentences on parole.
Sentence Length for Community Supervision Offenders
on June 30, 2013
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 10,058 518 347 3,167 87 1,358 18 241 2 15,796 10.9%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.* 28,379 6,244 2,368 5,750 219 596 10 13 0 43,579 29.9%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 21,555 4,551 1,656 498 235 317 9 21 1 28,843 19.8%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 8,684 1,722 1,613 74 146 75 5 9 3 12,331 8.5%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 17,109 2,408 1,967 203 198 80 5 3 1 21,974 15.1%
GT 5, LE 10 Yrs. 11,956 1,166 1,590 39 322 386 2 5 0 15,466 10.6%
GT 10, LE 20 Yrs. 4,729 204 423 2 215 310 3 3 0 5,889 4.0%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 783 11 40 1 55 38 0 0 0 928 0.6%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 71 1 3 0 33 2 0 0 0 110 0.1%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 35 0 2 0 15 0 0 0 0 52 0.0%
GT 50 Yrs. 34 0 3 0 60 1 0 0 1 99 0.1%
Life 137 0 14 0 403 3 0 0 0 557 0.4%
Data Unavailable 151 7 8 3 4 4 1 0 0 178  
Total 103,681 16,832 10,034 9,737 1,992 3,170 53 295 8 145,802 100.0%
Average** 4.3 3.3 4.4 1.6 17.1 3.5 2.8 0.8 8.4 4.1  
Median 3.0 3.0 4.0 1.5 6.0 1.3 1.8 0.3 3.3 3.0  
* 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.