Exciting Opportunities to Shorten Your Probation!


Unlock Your Potential with Florida Statute 948.05!

We’re thrilled to share some fantastic news that can help you get off probation early. Thanks to Florida Statute 948.05, your hard work and dedication can lead to a significant reduction in your supervision time. Here’s how you can make the most of these incentives:

1. Educational Achievements - Shine Bright and Finish Sooner!

Earn a 60-Day Reduction for Each Educational Milestone: By achieving educational milestones, you can reduce your probation period by 60 days for each accomplishment! Here’s what qualifies:

  • High School Equivalency Degree: Completing your GED is a huge step forward and can knock 60 days off your probation.
  • Academic Degree: Whether you’re earning an associate, bachelor’s, or higher degree, each one is another 60 days closer to your freedom.
  • Vocational Certificate: Gaining specialized skills through vocational training also rewards you with a 60-day reduction.

Example: Imagine you earn your high school equivalency degree and later complete a vocational certificate. That’s 120 days off your probation right there!

2. Stable Employment - Work Hard and Reap the Rewards!

Earn a 30-Day Reduction for Each Employment Period: Consistent employment is another fantastic way to shorten your supervision time. For every six months of verified, full-time employment, you’ll receive a 30-day reduction. Here’s how it works:

  • Full-Time Employment: Work at least 30 hours per week for six months.
  • Verification: Provide supporting documents like pay stubs, employment letters, or contracts.

Example: If you maintain full-time employment for a year, that’s two six-month periods. You’ll earn a total of 60 days off your probation!

How to Get Started:

  1. Set Your Goals: Decide on the educational advancements or employment milestones you want to achieve.
  2. Stay Compliant: Follow the rules and stay on track with your probation requirements.
  3. Document Your Achievements: Keep records of your educational progress and employment. Submit these to the department for verification.

Your Success, Your Freedom!

Take advantage of these opportunities to shorten your probation and move forward with your life. Your hard work not only builds a better future but also brings you closer to completing your supervision. Let’s make every effort count!

Reach out to your probation officer today to learn more about how you can benefit from these incentives. Your journey to success and freedom starts now!