Tyler Marcheschi

Tyler Marcheschi was an intern at the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority for the summer of 2018. Tyler is an undergraduate student at Illinois State University and will be receiving his B.S. in criminal justice sciences and a minor in psychology in December 2018. His areas of interests include policing, crime analysis, and criminal justice policy.

Tyler Marcheschi is Authority Intern.


Addressing Opioid Use Disorders in Corrections: A Survey of Illinois Jails
September 7, 2018 | Article | Jails
Even with substantial efforts at the state and local levels, opioid overdoses in Illinois continue to rise. Many in jails and prisons suffer from opioid use disorders and some receive treatment. Upon release, the risk of overdose is enhanced due to reduced tolerance. This article presents findings from a survey of 36 Illinois jail administrators on the use of medication-assisted treatment for detainees with opioid use disorders, naloxone distribution to reduce post-release overdose, and policies to ensure safe withdrawal from opioids and other drugs.
By Jessica Reichert, Lauren Weisner, Tyler Marcheschi, Lily Gleicher, And Sharyn Adams