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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 (64.1%) of those admitted to community supervision in FY 2014-15 are serving sentences of two years or less.
  • The average sentence length for all those admitted to community supervision in FY 2014-15 is 2.4 years.
  • Those admitted to parole in FY 2014-15 are serving an average sentence length of 5.2 years, while those on pretrial intervention serve an average of 1.3 years.
  • The average sentence length for parole has decreased since last fiscal year from 5.5 to 5.2 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 12,371 638 438 4,228 120 3,574 1,068 6 22,443 27.1%
GT 1, LE 2 Yrs.* 17,461 4,546 2,045 5,721 172 681 34 2 30,662 37.0%
GT 2, LE 3 Yrs. 10,535 2,459 1,107 106 143 287 14 3 14,654 17.7%
GT 3, LE 4 Yrs. 2,854 580 860 14 74 67 5 3 4,457 5.4%
GT 4, LE 5 Yrs. 4,854 686 999 88 81 141 4 2 6,855 8.3%
GT 5, LE 10 Yrs. 1,867 154 614 3 116 193 3 2 2,952 3.6%
GT 10, LE 20 Yrs. 460 17 117 0 41 86 0 0 721 0.9%
GT 20, LE 30 Yrs. 53 2 9 0 12 7 0 0 83 0.1%
GT 30, LE 40 Yrs. 5 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 9 0.0%
GT 40, LE 50 Yrs. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0%
Over 50 Yrs. 6 0 12 0 5 0 0 0 23 0.0%
Life 21 0 5 0 16 0 0 0 42 0.1%
Data Unavailable 106 13 14 9 11 5 1 3 162  
Total 50,593 9,095 6,221 10,169 793 5,043 1,129 21 83,064 100.0%
Average** 2.6 2.6 3.7 1.3 5.2 1.4 0.3 2.6 2.4  
Median 2.0 2.0 3.0 1.5 2.8 0.4 0.2 2.7 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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