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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, 2015, is 4.3 years.

  • The majority (59.0%) of those on community supervision on June 30, 2015 were serving sentences of three years or less, with over a quarter of those falling between one and two years (28.5%).
  • The average sentence length for those on community supervision on June 30, 2015 was 4.3 years.
  • Those on parole on June 30, 2015, were serving the longest sentences with an average sentence length of 17.3 years, while those on addiction recovery supervision were serving the shortest with an average of 0.8 years.
  • Of the 2,030 offenders on parole, 424 are serving life sentences on parole.
Sentence Length for Community Supervision Offenders on June 30, 2015
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 9,343 535 306 2,854 88 1,266 13 262 5 14,672 10.5%
GT 1, LE 2 Years* 25,719 5,768 2,143 5,261 238 632 8 15 5 39,789 28.5%
GT 2, LE 3 Years 20,922 4,405 1,600 440 234 368 9 16 2 27,996 20.0%
GT 3, LE 4 Years 8,539 1,751 1,509 81 157 76 3 10 0 12,126 8.7%
GT 4, LE 5 Years 16,774 2,300 1,851 239 195 57 3 4 3 21,426 15.3%
GT 5, LE 10 Years 12,213 1,282 1,596 61 319 344 1 10 2 15,828 11.3%
GT 10, LE 20 Years 4,900 196 376 0 211 320 2 2 0 6,007 4.3%
GT 20, LE 30 Years 823 13 29 0 55 40 1 0 1 962 0.7%
GT 30, LE 40 Years 75 2 4 0 32 3 0 0 0 116 0.1%
GT 40, LE 50 Years 37 0 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 52 0.0%
GT 50 Years 27 0 4 0 61 0 0 0 0 92 0.1%
Life 148 0 14 0 424 1 0 0 0 587 0.4%
Data Unavailable 162 6 2 7 2 1 0 0 0 180  
Total 99,682 16,258 9,435 8,943 2,030 3,108 40 319 18 139,833 100.0%
Average** 4.4 3.3 4.4 1.6 17.3 3.4 3.0 0.8 3.4 4.3  
Median 3.0 3.0 4.0 1.5 6.1 1.3 1.9 0.2 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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