The data shows that 19 men and three women were released in DeKalb County. The median age of the parolees was 36. The youngest parolee was a 24-year-old man sentenced for a property crime in 2018, and the oldest was a 55-year-old man sentenced for a crime involving drugs in 2017.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Brandon James. He was convicted of a property crime in 2007 when he was 16 years old. He is now 29.
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 the second quarter of 2019 in each DeKalb County municipality with at least one parolee in the quarter.