The data shows that both of the released offenders in Elgin were men. The younger parolee was a 32-year-old man sentenced in 2017. The other was a 60-year-old man sentenced in 2016.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Alfred Lopez. He was convicted of a crime against one or more children in 2016 when he was 57 years old. He is now 60.
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 children.
Prisoners convicted of crimes against children paroled in 2018