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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 of Offender Releases

Type of Offense
Property = 36.5% (32,493); Drug = 31.1% (27,633); Violent* = 20.2% (17,970); Other = 12.2% (10,839); Unknown = 5
* 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 2012-13
Total Releases 88,940 100.0%
Gender
Males 65,673 73.8%
Females 23,267 26.2%
Race
White 57,028 64.1%
Black 27,844 31.3%
Other 4,064 4.6%
Data Unavailable 4  
Age At Release
17 & Under 97 0.1%
18-24 21,358 24.0%
25-34 29,870 33.6%
35-49 35,632 28.8%
50-59 9,105 10.3%
60+ 2,876 3.2%
Data Unavailable 2  
Prior DC Supervision Commitments
0 47,990 54.0%
1 20,823 23.4%
2 9,315 10.5%
3 4,780 5.3%
4+ 6,032 6.8%


Releases Compared Over Five Years
Decreases from 103,392 in 2008-09 to 88,940 in 2012-2013


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length
in Years*
Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 495 0.6% 8.7 28.9
Sexual offenses 1,565 1.8% 7.5 33.4
Robbery 2,436 2.7% 4.2 25.3
Violent Personal offenses 13,052 14.7% 2.8 32.5
Burglary 9,168 10.3% 3.0 26.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 23,596 26.5% 2.6 31.2
Drug offenses 27,633 31.1% 2.4 31.4
Weapons 2,207 2.4% 2.5 29.5
Other 8,783 9.9% 2.3 34.7
Data Unavailable 5      

* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer and life are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.
Unavailable = 5