Women in the Criminal Justice System

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

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.