Cristin Evans

Cristin Evans first joined ICJIA as a technical editor in 1998. As the agency’s public information officer, Cristin coordinates communication between ICJIA and criminal justice practitioners, policymakers, and members of the public. Prior to joining the agency, Cristin was a journalist with the Downers Grove Reporter and the Daily Herald. Cristin has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Columbia College Chicago.

Cristin Evans is the Authority Public Information Officer.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, Columbia College Chicago


2016: Our Year in Review
January 6, 2017 | Article | Article
The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority took great strides in its mission of improving the administration of criminal justice in 2016. Here is a look back at the agency’s most notable initiatives and achievements for the year.
By Cristin Evans
2015: Our year in review
January 15, 2016 | Spotlight | ICJIA
The Authority hit many highs in 2015, kicking off new and exciting initiatives, improving the agency’s web presence, and offering a variety of new research to support criminal justice reform.
By Cristin Evans
InfoNet: Putting data to work
August 24, 2015 | Spotlight | Victims
The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority’s InfoNet data system is key to targeted, effective services for victims of interpersonal violence across Illinois.
By Cristin Evans