The data shows that 297 men and 29 women were released in Peoria County. Of the parolees, three were veterans, and the median age was 36. The youngest parolee was a 19-year-old man convicted of a crime involving one or more weapons in 2017, and the oldest was a 70-year-old man convicted of a property crime in 2015.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Christopher A. Lee. He was convicted of homicide in 1989 when he was 20 years old. He is now 50.
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 gives a breakdown of how many offenders were paroled in 2018 in each Peoria County municipality.