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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Executive Summary Outcomes

This section provides information on how well offenders completed their supervision / monitoring.

  • Table 3A: Placements in FY 2001-02: Outcomes through 2 Years


    • The revocation percent was much lower for Radio Frequency (RF) monitoring (7.1%) than for Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) monitoring (30.5%) or Community Control (43.6%).


    • A higher percentage successfully completed Radio Frequency (RF) monitoring (25.8%) within 2 years of placement than completed Community Control (5.3%) or Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) monitoring (15.1%).


    • The rate of absconding after 2 years was lowest for Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) monitoring (0.1%), compared to Community Control (2.4%) and Radio Frequency (RF) monitoring (1.5%).

  • Table 3B: Community Control Placements in FY 2001-02, Outcomes through 2 Years


    • Offenders whose primary offense was in the violent offense group had an overall lower revocation rate (35.7%) compared to the total (43.9%).


    • Violent offenders were more likely to be placed on Radio Frequency (RF) monitoring (1.5%) or Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) monitoring (4.6%) than any other offense group.


  • Table 3C: Community Control Placements in FY 2001-02, Outcomes through 2 Years by Type of Offender


    • The most common outcome among sex offenders on Community Control was reduced sentence (42.9%).

    • The most common outcome among other offenders was revocation (44.4%), mostly for technical violations (33.6%).


    • Sex offenders on Community Control were revoked less than half as many times as other offenders for new felonies or misdemeanors .


  • Table 3D: Radio Frequency (RF) Placements in FY 2001-02, Outcomes through 2 Years by Offense Group


    • 2.3% of violent offenders were changed to Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) monitoring compared to 2.9% of all other offense groups.

    • Drug offenders were less likely to abscond than violent or property offenders.


  • Table 3E: Radio Frequency (RF) Placements in FY 2001-02, Outcomes through 2 Years by Type of Offender


    • Sex offenders had a lower revocation rate (5.1%) than other offenders (7.3%).

    • 15.5% of sex offenders were changed to Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) monitoring compared to 7.1% of other offenders.


  • Table 3F: Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) Placements in FY 2001-02, Outcomes through 2 Years by Offense Group


    • Drug offenders were more likely to be revoked (36.6%) than violent offenders (26.8%) within two years of placement on Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) monitoring.

    • More violent offenders (16.3%) than other offender types successfully completed on Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) monitoring within two years of placement.


  • Table 3G: Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) Placements in FY 2001-02, Outcomes through 2 Years by Type of Offender


    • The most common outcome for sex offenders after two years is reduced sentence (31.1%).

    • There is a smaller percentage of revocations for sex offenders (25.9%) than for other offenders (32.7%), however, the majority of all revocations are for technical violations.

    • Only two sex offenders absconded within two years of placement.