The data shows that 12 men were among the parolees. Of the parolees sentenced for crimes against children, one is a veteran, and the median age is 48. The youngest parolee was a 22-year-old man sentenced in 2016, and the oldest was a 76-year-old man sentenced in 2006.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Timothy R. Piper. He was convicted of a crime against one or more children in 2003 when he was 32 years old. He is now 48.
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 who were convicted of crimes against children.
Prisoners convicted of crimes against children paroled in 2018