IAC's Legacy

The Academy is a prestigious organization with over 70 years of rich history. From years of publications to a myriad of panels and discussions, IAC is the premiere organization for all those seeking knowledge in the field.

E.W. Burgess

IAC Founder

Networking Opportunities

The Academy is a hub for current professionals and students interested in building a network in the Criminal Justice field

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  • Free admission to all programs

  • Invitations to all Academy hosted Institutes

  • Academy newsletters 

  • Academy program summaries

  • Access to special publications

  • Network building in Criminal Justice

  • Membership in a respected professional organization


General Membership                         $45.00


Student, Retired, Out-of-State         $25.00


Illinois Academy of Criminology est. 1950
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