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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Community Supervision Population

Average Sentence Length for those on Community Supervision on June 30, 2014was 4.2 years.

  • The majority (59.8%) of those on community supervision on  June 30, 2014 were serving sentences of three years or less, with about one-third of those falling between one and two years (29.3%).
  • The average sentence length for those on community supervision on June 30, 2014 was 4.2 years.
  • Those on parole on  June 30, 2014 were serving the longest sentences with an average sentence length of 17.8 years, while those on addiction recovery supervision were serving the shortest with an average of 0.9 years.
  • Of the 1,997 offenders on parole, 428 are serving life sentences on parole.
Sentence Length for Community Supervision Offenders
on June 30, 2014
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 9,789 571 351 2,925 82 1,309 13 250 6 15,296 10.6%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.* 27,011 6,238 2,294 5,738 209 640 10 14 2 42,156 29.3%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 21,260 4,587 1,611 458 234 341 9 14 3 28,517 19.9%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 8,612 1,819 1,642 78 144 65 6 7   12,373 8.6%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 16,937 2,416 1,877 222 208 64 3 3 2 21,732 15.1%
GT 5, LE 10 Yrs. 12,165 1,277 1,638 46 295 392 1 7   15,821 11.0%
GT 10, LE 20 Yrs. 4,872 197 368 2 206 325 2 4   5,976 4.2%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 798 12 37   56 38 1     942 0.7%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 75 2 4   35 2       118 0.1%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 37   1   15         53 0.0%
GT 50 Yrs. 26   3   63         92 0.1%
Life 140   12   428 1       581 0.4%
Data Unavailable 143 4   2 2 1       152  
Total 101,865 17,123 9,838 9,471 1,977 3,178 45 299 13 143,809 100.0%
Average** 4.4 3.3 4.4 1.6 17.8 3.5 3.2 0.9 1.6 4.2  
Median 3.0 3.0 4.0 1.5 6.3 1.3 1.9 0.3 1.4 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.
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