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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Community Supervision Admissions

Average Sentence Length for Community Supervision Admissions is 2.4 years

  • The majority (64.6%) of those admitted to community supervision in FY 2013-14 are serving sentences of two years or less.
  • The average sentence length for all those admitted to community supervision in FY 2013-14 is 2.4 years.
  • Those admitted to parole in FY 2013-14 are serving an average sentence length of 5.5 years, while those on pretrial intervention serve an average of 1.3 years.
  • The average sentence length for parole has increased since last fiscal year from 4.8 to 5.5 years.
Sentence Length
Category Original Sentence Post-Prison Release Total Percent
Primary Offense Probation Drug Offender Probation Community Control Pretrial Intervention Parole Conditional Release Addiction Recovery Other Post-Prison Release
1 Year or Less 13,257 654 492 4,338 105 3,541 1,025 8 23,420 27.2%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.* 18,480 4,857 2,069 5,958 153 700 33 2 32,252 37.4%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 10,633 2,471 1,146 91 123 293 15 1 14,773 17.1%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 2,934 616 1,005 17 82 59 4 0 4,717 5.5%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 4,901 758 1,026 84 73 123 4 0 6,969 8.1%
GT 5, LE 10 Yrs. 2,022 198 660 1 109 176 3 0 3,169 3.7%
GT 10, LE 20 Yrs. 488 15 126 0 32 92 0 1 754 0.9%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 42 1 12 0 4 6 0 0 65 0.1%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 8 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 13 0.0%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.0%
Over 50 Yrs. 3 0 12 0 10 0 0 0 25 0.0%
Life 18 0 4 0 15 0 0 0 37 0.0%
Data Unavailable 127 11 6 3 20 3 1 0 171  
Total 52,915 9,581 6,559 10,492 732 4,993 1,085 12 86,369 100.0%
Average** 2.6 2.6 3.7 1.3 5.5 1.3 0.4 1.6 2.4  
Median 2.0 2.0 3.0 1.5 2.9 0.4 0.2 0.4 2.0  
* 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.


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