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2018 Recap: Parolees in Zion convicted of crimes against persons

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By Local Labs News Service | Sep 21, 2019


There were eight offenders convicted of crimes against persons released on parole in Zion during 2018, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by the Lake County Gazette.

The data shows that eight men were among the parolees. Of the parolees sentenced for crimes against persons, one is a veteran, and the median age is 41. The youngest parolee was a 25-year-old man sentenced in 2018, and the oldest was a 62-year-old man sentenced in 2017.

The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Courtney D. Boyd. He was convicted of a crime against a person in 2016 when he was 39 years old. He is now 42.

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 crimes against persons.

Prisoners convicted of crimes against persons paroled in 2018

City
Total # of Parolees
% Women
% Men
Median Age
Chicago
545
10.3%
89.7%
35
Rockford
98
4.1%
95.9%
35
Decatur
55
0%
100%
34
Springfield
47
14.9%
85.1%
35
Joliet
46
2.2%
97.8%
35
East Saint Louis
39
15.4%
84.6%
37
Peoria
39
12.8%
87.2%
35
Waukegan
32
15.6%
84.4%
34
Kankakee
32
6.3%
93.8%
36
Aurora
29
3.5%
96.6%
38
Bloomington
20
15%
85%
34
Harvey
20
20%
80%
36
Elgin
20
10%
90%
37
Quincy
18
16.7%
83.3%
37
Urbana
17
11.8%
88.2%
32
Champaign
16
6.3%
93.8%
36
Granite City
15
13.3%
86.7%
36
Galesburg
14
7.1%
92.9%
33
Chicago Heights
13
7.7%
92.3%
33
Calumet City
13
0%
100%
36
Belleville
13
23.1%
76.9%
34
Alton
13
0%
100%
37
Riverdale
12
8.3%
91.7%
32
Cicero
12
0%
100%
30
Blue Island
10
10%
90%
34
Danville
10
0%
100%
41
Pekin
10
10%
90%
37
Marion
10
10%
90%
36
Freeport
9
0%
100%
30
Centralia
9
11.1%
88.9%
37
Maywood
9
0%
100%
40
Zion
8
0%
100%
41
Des Plaines
8
0%
100%
36
Dolton
8
0%
100%
28
Streator
8
12.5%
87.5%
33
Mattoon
8
0%
100%
36
Lincoln
7
0%
100%
31
Vandalia
7
14.3%
85.7%
40
Rock Island
7
14.3%
85.7%
35
Sterling
7
14.3%
85.7%
35
Country Club Hills
7
0%
100%
35
Rantoul
7
0%
100%
27
Sycamore
7
14.3%
85.7%
36
Carbondale
7
14.3%
85.7%
39
Mount Vernon
7
14.3%
85.7%
33
Park Forest
7
0%
100%
37
Loves Park
6
0%
100%
36
Belvidere
6
0%
100%
29
Wheaton
6
16.7%
83.3%
29
Broadview
6
0%
100%
39

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