The data shows that four men were among the parolees. Of the parolees sentenced for crimes involving alcohol, two were veterans, and the median age was 48. The youngest parolee was a 33-year-old man sentenced in 2017, and the oldest was a 62-year-old man sentenced in 2018.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Shawn L. Smith. He was convicted of a crime involving alcohol in 2017 when he was 45 years old. He is now 47.
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 during the second half of 2018 who were convicted of crimes involving alcohol.
Prisoners convicted of crimes involving alcohol paroled in July-Dec. 2018