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Monthly Status Report August 2001 Community Supervision Population Summary

Report Logo: Supervised Population Monthly Status Report

This Monthly Status Report provides a brief profile of Florida's community supervision population. The supervision population consists of all offenders on supervision through specific court placement or other assignment to a community-based program as a condition of prison release. The overall population on the last day of the month is broken down into status types:

  • Active - offender is currently supervised in the community per conditions of supervision
  • Active-Suspense - offender is unavailable for direct supervision, may be incarcerated, in drug treatment, hospital, etc., during supervision term, but is still monitored by a probation officer
  • Out of State-Florida offender transfers supervision to another state, the Department of Corrections continues to monitor compliance of conditions
  • Absconder - offender absconds from supervision, whereabouts are unknown and court issues a warrant for violation

Supervision types are divided into Original Sentence, Post Prison Release and Other Supervision Types. As of August 31, 2001:

  • 152,941 offenders on Active or Active-Suspense Community Supervision
    • 146,624 Original Sentence
    • 6,302 Post-prison Release
    • 15 Other Supervision Types
  • 933 offenders on electronic monitoring
    • 360 Radio Frequency
    • 573 Global Positioning
  • Region III has the highest active supervised population with 35,130 offenders
  • The average Probation sentence is 3.8 years (includes life sentences)

Questions pertaining to the statistics in this report or requests for additional reports should be directed to:

Stacey Anderson
Research Associate
Bureau of Research and Data Analysis
Florida Department of Corrections
(850) 410-4488

More specific information about this population is available upon request.

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