CCJ Research

Center for Criminal Justice Research, Policy and Practice

The following research briefs and reports have been produced or supported by the Center and the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology.

Trends and Characteristics of Youth Admitted to the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice, 1993-2013

Examination of the Kendall County Youth Education Class

An Examination of Admissions, Discharges & the Population of the Cook County Jail, 2012

A Profile of Women Released Into Cook County Communities from Jail and Prison, 2012

Applied Crime and Justice Research: Focus on Women in Prison

Overall Arrests in Illinois, by Gender
This brief describes custodial arrest patterns and trends for men and women arrested in Illinois between 2005 and 2017.

Property Crime Arrests in Illinois, by Gender (December 2017)
This brief describes custodial arrest patterns and trends for men and women who were arrested for property crimes in Illinois between 2005 and 2017.

Weapon Arrests in Illinois, by Gender
This brief describes custodial arrest patterns and trends for men and women who were arrested for the illegal possession of weapons (primarily firearms) in Illinois between 2005 and 2017.

Drug Offense Arrests in Illinois, by Gender
This brief describes custodial arrest patterns and trends for men and women arrested for drug-law violations in Illinois between 2005 and 2017.

Violent Crime Arrests in Illinois, by Gender
This brief describes custodial arrest patterns and trends for men and women who were arrested for violent crimes in Illinois between 2005 and 2017.