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Adult Redeploy Illinois Convenes 2017 All-Sites Summit

Bloomington - May 17, 2017. Nearly 200 Adult Redeploy Illinois (ARI) program site managers, service providers, partners, and state and local leaders will convene in Bloomington today at the 2017 ARI All-Sites Summit, hosted by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA).

Illinois Selected to Participate in National Criminal Justice Reform Project

CHICAGO — December 21, 2016: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Executive Director John Maki today announced Illinois’ selection for participation in the National Criminal Justice Reform Project (NCJRP).

Criminal justice, health services stakeholders convene for Data-Driven Health & Justice Conference

CHICAGO—December 8, 2016: The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) and the Illinois Hospital Association will host a conference Friday, Dec. 9, on innovations that local governments and states are using to address the costly and harmful over-reliance on incarceration for people who suffer from mental illness and substance abuse disorders.

ICJIA Announces Adult Redeploy Illinois 2015 Annual Report
CHICAGO—November 17, 2016. Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Executive Director John Maki today announced release of the Adult Redeploy Illinois (ARI) Annual Report. The report outlines the program’s achievements through 2015, its fifth calendar year.
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Accepts Illinois Auditor General’s Findings on the Community Violence Prevention Program, After-School Program, and Chicago Area Project
CHICAGO—April 19, 2016. Today the Illinois Office of the Auditor General released its report on the Community Violence Prevention Program, After-School Program, and Chicago Area Project administered by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority. Authority Executive Director John Maki accepted the audit findings.
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Welcomes New General Counsel
CHICAGO—April 11, 2016. Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Executive Director John Maki today welcomes Angie Weis as new Authority General Counsel & Chief of Staff. Ms. Weis joins the Authority from the law firm of Sidley Austin LLP where she worked on a variety of complex civil litigation matters. Prior to joining Sidley, Ms. Weis was Counsel & Policy Analyst for the John Howard Association. She is a member of the John Howard Association’s Board of Directors and she served as President of its Young Professionals Board from 2010 to 2014.
Authority Announces Grant Awards to Improve Criminal Justice System Responses to Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault

CHICAGO—October 9, 2015. Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Executive Director John Maki today announced grant awards to four counties for multidisciplinary response team programs serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Authority Welcomes New Federal & State Grants Director
CHICAGO—September 21, 2015. Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Executive Director John Maki has named Kevin N. Givens Associate Director of the Authority’s Federal & State Grants Unit.

For more information, contact Cristin Evans, Public Information Officer
Phone: 312-793-8408
Email: cristin.evans@illinois.gov