Time Served by Criminals
Sentenced to Florida's Prisons: The Impact of Punishment Policies from 1979 to 2004 - Florida is tougher on criminals today than any time over the past 25 years. This report reveals data showing that criminals sentenced to prison today will serve significantly longer actual time incarcerated than in the past two decades.
Doing Time: Most Florida Inmates Serving Average 85% of Their Sentences - The average percentage of sentence served by inmates released in June 2010 was 86.1%, and inmates have consistently been serving 85% or more of their sentences for the last five years or more. This downloadable brochure provides information and statistics on sentencing in Florida, including parole, life sentences and some community supervision statistics.