The data shows that 16 men and five women were released in Jerseyville. The median age of the parolees was 35. The youngest parolee was a 24-year-old man sentenced for a financial crime or fraud in 2018, and the oldest was a 63-year-old man sentenced for homicide in 1996.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Edward L. Miller. He was convicted of homicide in 1996 when he was 40 years old. He is now 63.
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.