The data shows that 35 men and four women were released in Jacksonville. The median age of the parolees was 36. The youngest parolee was a 22-year-old man sentenced for a crime involving drugs in 2017, and the oldest was a 66-year-old woman sentenced for a property crime in 2017.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Charles Miller. He was convicted of homicide in 1980 when he was 24 years old. He is now 63.
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 2018.