What is IAC?
"Stimulating...balanced study of criminology and criminal justice"
The Illinois Academy of Criminology is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to stimulating the interest of its members and the public in a balanced study of criminology and criminal justice; promoting scientific inquiry research and publication; and presenting the results of relevant studies and research by means of lectures, addresses and publications
IAC is the Newest Topic
IAC hosts talks, speaker events, and balanced panel discussions on the newest and most talked about issues in Criminal Justice.
IAC is Networking
IAC is a hub for current professionals and students interested in building a network in Criminal Justice.
IAC programming brings together professionals of all areas and degrees to improve careers and the criminal justice system in Illinois.
IAC is Balanced Debate and Discussion
Most Academy programs feature panels of three to five persons working in the area being discussed, or having knowledge of it from previous experience or special study. Administrators of correctional institutions, police departments, probation and parole systems, and private agencies in the field; practitioners at all levels in these organizations; and professors of criminal justice, sociology, social work and law are the most frequent participants. Also appearing from time to time are judges; physicians; legislators -- city, state or federal; newspaper writers; and convicted persons on probation or parole, or discharged.