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Welcome to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

Created in 1983, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority is a state agency dedicated to improving the administration of criminal justice. The Authority brings together key leaders from the justice system and the public to identify critical issues facing the criminal justice system in Illinois, and to propose and evaluate policies, programs, and legislation that address those issues.

The statutory responsibilities of the Authority fit into four areas: grants administration; research and analysis; policy and planning; and information systems and technology.  Read more  »

We find ourselves in a time of fiscal challenge that calls for an extraordinarily efficient and effective allocation of resources to ensure the public safety, health and welfare of Illinois citizens.

— Executive Director, Jack Cutrone

Authority News

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New! April 9 ICJIA Budget Committee Summary

The Authority’s Budget Committee met on April 9, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Authority’s offices, located at 300 West Adams, Main Conference Room, Chicago, Illinois, 60606. Agenda items ... Read more »

ILLINOIS MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT PREVENTION COUNCIL Grant Review Committee Meeting

The Illinois Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Council will hold a Grant Review Committee Meeting on April 17, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Cente, ... Read more »

2014 Training Forum on the National Information Exchange Model

The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority invites its criminal justice system stakeholders to participate in the 2014 Training Forum on the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) during ... Read more »

Illinois Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health and Justice Advisory Board and Board of Directors Meetings April 22

The Illinois Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health and Justice Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 9:30 AM at the following locations: University of Illinois - Rockford 1601 ... Read more »

ICJIA FY13 Annual Report

The ICJIA Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Report features the Authority’s work in Illinois criminal justice policy and planning, grants administration, research, and information systems development ... Read more »

Funding Updates

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2014 After-School Program grant awards

A request for proposals to implement after-school programs for students in grades K-12, with an emphasis on youth aged 11-17, was issued in November 2013. The following agencies received state grant ... Read more »

Budget Committee Summary of Action Taken on February 4

On February 4, 2014, the Budget Committee met to discuss actions taken, adjustments, and plans for: Justice Assistance Grants (JAG) FFY10 and FFY11 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) FFY09 and ... Read more »

Authority Budget Committee Summary of Actions Taken on June 7

The Authority Board conducted Budget Committee actions at its Regular Meeting on June 7, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the Authority’s offices, located at 300 West Adams, Suite 200, Chicago, Illinois, ... Read more »

Additional Starcom21 RFP Awards

The Authority's Budget Committee has approved an additional $191,375.00 to the Starcom21 RFP’s. See additional grantees that were awarded: Casey $37,993.00 Durand $21,888.00  ... Read more »

Illinois FFY13 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Narrative

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to state and local jurisdictions. The JAG Program provides states and units ... Read more »

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Recent Publications

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Research Reports

Multisite Evaluation of the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Approach to Violence Against Women in Illinois
Multisite Evaluation of the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Approach to Violence Against Women in Illinois

ICJIA has funded four Illinois counties – McLean, Peoria, St. Clair and Kankakee – to operate multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) that are designed to better coordinate local services to address domestic violence (DV), and the problem of sexual assault (SA). The purpose of this research study is to describe and assess these four MDTs.  Download » 


Research Reports

Inventorying Employment Restrictions Task Force Final Report
Inventorying Employment Restrictions Task Force Final Report

The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority is pleased to announce publication of the Final Report of the Task Force on Inventorying Employment Restrictions. Illinois Public Act 96-0593 (20 ILCS 5000) created this Task Force within the Authority, and provides that the Task Force review statutes, administrative rules, policies, and practices that restrict employment of persons with criminal history and report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly by July 1, 2013.  Download » 


What's New

Criminal justice and risk factor datasets

ICJIA has updated and added data to its clearinghouse of criminal justice and risk factor datasets collected by other state agencies. These data are available at the county level and can be accessed in a variety of formats.

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