Q1 2019 Recap: Parolees in Cook County convicted of crimes involving weapons
The data shows that 517 men and 10 women were among the parolees. Of the parolees sentenced for crimes involving weapons, six were veterans, and the median age was 30. The youngest parolee was a 19-year-old man sentenced in 2019, and the oldest was a 69-year-old man sentenced in 2019.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Mark Campbell. He was convicted in 2005 when he was 36 years old. He is now 51.
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 following table shows how many offenders convicted of crimes involving weapons were paroled during the first quarter of 2019 in each Illinois county.