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 agency also works to ensure the criminal justice system in Illinois is efficient and effective. More about ICJIA ...
The Research and Analysis Unit (R&A) serves as the Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) for the State of Illinois. Originating in the mid-1970s with small federal subsidies for criminal justice data collection and analysis, SACs are currently operating in 53 states and territories.
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ICJIA maintains a clearinghouse of criminal justice and risk factor datasets collected by other state agencies. The most current data available is listed here, including associated rates that are calculated with census data and county-level estimates. View the Datasets »
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Sort and view federal grants administered by ICJIA during the past six fiscal years. Track a grant »
This event brought together Illinois' local and state criminal justice agency leaders, CIO/IT professionals, and key decision- and policymakers to learn about national standards and collaboration strategies for designing, developing, and implementing multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional data exchange projects.
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The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (the Authority) embarked upon the Smarter Solutions for Crime Reduction: Strategic Planning Initiative in November 2009.
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Adult Redeploy Illinois was established by the Crime Reduction Act (Public Act 96-0761) to provide financial incentives to local jurisdictions for programs that allow diversion of non-violent offenders from state prisons by providing community-based services.
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Gain insight from the local and national perspectives of a variety of experts on police consolidation and shared services. Recordings are now available of all speeches made at the Nov. 29, 2011, ICJIA Symposium for Illinois law enforcement executives, city managers, and elected officials entitled The New Paradigm in Policing: Contracting, Shared Services, and Consolidation.
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Search Illinois felony, misdemeanor, petty, and business offenses for their specific statute numbers, sentence determinates, offense classes, sentence ranges, and convicted offender registration requirements.
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Find answers to Illinois-specific criminal justice questions.
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The public may access ICJIA records and documentation by submitting a request pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 ILCS 140). Access to, or copies of public records may be obtained through the FOIA via an on-site records review at agency headquarters or agency duplication (fees may be assessed) and mailing. The appropriate method will depend upon the type and quantity of records requested. Read more »