The data shows that both of the released offenders in Murphysboro were men. The younger parolee was a 28-year-old man sentenced in 2018. The other was a 39-year-old man sentenced in 2018.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Jerome L. Snowden Sr. He was convicted of a crime against a person in 2018 when he was 38 years old. He is now 39.
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 Q1 2019 who were convicted of crimes against persons.
Prisoners convicted of crimes against persons paroled in Q1 2019