The data shows that 52 men and 13 women were released in Pekin. Of the parolees, one is a veteran, and the median age is 35. The youngest parolee was a 21-year-old man sentenced for a crime involving drugs in 2017, and the oldest was a 64-year-old man sentenced for a property crime in 2015.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Steven J. Burcham. He was convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2012 when he was 31 years old. He is now 38.
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.