The data shows that 152 men and nine women were among the parolees. Of the parolees sentenced for crimes against persons, four were veterans, and the median age was 35. The youngest parolee was a 20-year-old man sentenced in 2018, and the oldest was a 62-year-old man sentenced in 2017.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was James Walker. He was convicted of a crime against a person in 2008 when he was 19 years old. He is now 29.
Under state law, paroled offenders are still in legal custody of the IDOC, meaning they can be taken back to a correctional center at any time if the state has probable cause or a warrant.
The table below shows the 50 cities in Illinois with the most paroled offenders in Q1 2019 who were convicted of crimes against persons.
Prisoners convicted of crimes against persons paroled in Q1 2019