The data shows that both of the released offenders in New Douglas were men. The younger parolee was a 30-year-old man sentenced for a crime against a person in 2014. The other was a 48-year-old man sentenced for a crime involving alcohol in 2017.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Matthew Barnett. He was convicted of a crime against a person in 2014 when he was 25 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.