The data shows that 39 men and two women were released in Matteson. Of the parolees, one is a veteran, and the median age is 34. The youngest parolee was a 21-year-old man sentenced for a financial crime or fraud in 2018, and the oldest was a 61-year-old man sentenced for a property crime in 1979.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Benjamin Kennedy. He was convicted of a property crime in 1979 when he was 21 years old. He is now 61.
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.