The data shows that nine men were among the parolees. Of the parolees sentenced for sex crimes, two were veterans, and the median age was 52. The youngest parolee was a 28-year-old man sentenced in 2010, and the oldest was a 61-year-old man sentenced in 1998.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Willie Hollimon. He was convicted of a sex crime in 1985 when he was 26 years old. He is now 60.
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 sex crimes.
Prisoners convicted of sex crimes paroled in 2018