The data shows that a man and woman were released in Normal. The younger parolee was a 40-year-old man sentenced in 1997. The other was a 49-year-old woman sentenced in 2004.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Eric Buckner. He was convicted of homicide in 1997 when he was 18 years old. He is now 40.
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 who were convicted of homicide.
Prisoners convicted of homicide paroled in 2018