The data shows that 13 men and one woman were released in Metropolis. The median age of the parolees was 36. The youngest parolee was a 28-year-old man sentenced for a crime against a person in 2017, and the oldest was a 49-year-old man sentenced for a financial crime or fraud in 2018.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Melvin D. Davis. He was convicted of a property crime in 2016 when he was 28 years old. He is now 30.
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.