The data shows that all of the released offenders among the parolees were men. The median age of the parolees sentenced for crimes involving weapons was 31. The youngest parolee was a 25-year-old man sentenced in 2014, and the oldest was a 34-year-old man sentenced in 2018.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Deon Jackson. He was convicted in 2017 when he was 31 years old. He is now 33.
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 following table shows how many offenders convicted of crimes involving weapons were paroled during the first quarter of 2019 in each Illinois county.