Highly Qualified Faculty & Staff

Jessica Reichert

Title/s:  Instructor

Office #:  Lewis Towers 401

Phone: 312.915.6501



  • M.S. Criminal Justice (1997), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • B.S. Criminal Justice (1995), Bradley University

Professional Employment

Manager, Center for Justice Research and Evaluation- Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

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Program Areas

ACJL 370 - Crime Analysis

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Member, National Law Enforcement Drug Diversion and Deflection Work Group, 2017.
  • Member, Illinois Opioid Crisis Response Advisory Council, 2017.
  • Member, Chicago Area Opioid Task Force, 2017.
  • Member, Cook County Homeless Court Planning Committee, 2016- Present.
  • Member, Chicago Drug Epidemiology and Enforcement Group, 2016- Present.
  • Member, Partnership to Rescue Our Minors from Sexual Exploitation Task Force, 2005-Present.
  • Member, Chicago Public Schools Peer Jury Advisory Committee, Chicago, IL, 2000-2010.
  • Member, Attorney General’s Illinois Youth Court Association Advisory Board, 2005-2010.
  • Member, Rescue and Restore against Human Trafficking Task Force, 2005-2010.
  • Member, Models for Change, Disproportionate Minority Contact Workgroup, 2007.
  • Representative, Redeploy Illinois Oversight Board, 2007.
  • Member, Illinois Balanced and Restorative Justice Initiative Committee, 2003-2007.
  • Member, Chicago Area Balanced and Restorative Justice Committee, 2001-2007.
  • Chairman of Committee, National Restorative Justice Demonstration Site Project, Chicago, IL, 2004.
  • Member, Emerging Leaders Serving Chicago’s Youth Committee, 2003.
  • Consultant, Constitutional Rights Foundation Community Service Project, 2001.
  • Member, National Youth Court Conference Planning Committee, 2001.
  • Mentor, Law and Justice Mentor, Milwaukee, WI, 1996


  • ICJIA Authority Breakthrough, July 2016.
  • Interviewed and featured in The Grey Area, a documentary film on female prisoners.
  • Phillip Hoke National Publication Award by Justice Research and Statistics Association for Excellence in Research/Policy Analysis for the report, Victimization and Help-Seeking Behaviors among Female Prisoners in Illinois.
  • ICJIA Employee of the Quarter Award, October 2011.
  • ICJIA Employee of the Quarter Award, August 2006.
  • Distinguished Service Award, Office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, 2005.
  • U.S. Dept. of Justice for work of Illinois Youth Court Association, Arlington, VA, 2002.