Jac Charlier

National Director for Justice Initiatives, Centre for Health and Justice at TASC

Eng: Jac Charlier is the National Director for Justice Initiatives at the Centre for Health and Justice at TASC. He specializes in finding solutions to reduce crime and drug use by successfully bridging the criminal justice and behavioral health systems between the police and prosecutors; and the courts, national probation service and parole board. Jac is recognized nationally for his expertise in the application of Police and PCSOs Dispersal Powers. He is the co-founder of the Police, Treatment and Community Collaborative (PTAC). Its mission is to develop strategies to expand behavioral community health and social service options through existing laws - including probation and parole. Jac is a leading champion of the nationwide fight against the opiate epidemic. He has developed opioid overdose (OD) prevention and post-OD response strategies. Jac served as Deputy Chief in the Illinois State Parole Division. He obtained a master’s degree in public policy from The Ohio State University. Jac is a father of three (mostly) great kids. Jac is an experienced civic and community leader in his home city of Chicago. A military veteran, he is the recipient of the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award, and has played rugby for far too many years!

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Fr: Jac Charlier est le Directeur National des initiatives en matière de justice auprès du Centre de Santé et de Justice (Center for Health and Justice - CHJ), à TASC.

Il s’est spécialisé dans les solutions visant à réduire le recours au crime et à la drogue en établissant un parallèle entre la justice criminelle et les systèmes de santé comportementale depuis la police jusqu’aux procureurs, depuis les tribunaux jusqu’à la liberté conditionnelle. Jac est un expert reconnu au plan national en matière de dispersion des arrestations préventives de la police et co-fondateur de Police, Traitement et Communauté (PTAC) collaborative.

La mission du PTAC est l’élaboration de stratégies en vue d’élargir la communauté de la santé comportementale et les options du service social disponibles au niveau des lois en vigueur, incluant la liberté conditionnelle. Jac est le champion du combat contre les opiacés à l’échelle nationale. Il a, notamment, travaillé sur la prévention de l’overdose post absorption d’opiacés.

Jac a exercé en qualité de Chef Adjoint de la Division de la Liberté Conditionnelle en Illinois. Il a obtenu un Master en Droit Public de l’Université de l’Ohio. Il est père de trois enfants. Il a accompli des œuvres socio - communautaires dans sa ville natale de Chicago. Il est un Vétéran de l’Armée et récipiendaire de la Médaille d’Honneur du Scoutisme et grand amateur de rugby.

Videos

May 30, 2018 - Video

Criminal Justice Diversion Into Drug or Alcohol Treatment - How Are We Doing?

For over 20 years, a key UK drug strategy objective has been to identify people with drug problems in police stations, courts and prisons, and...

Mar 19, 2018 - Video

As Britain is on The Cusp of an Opiod Epidemic, Watch Jac Charlier Give Advice

Jac Charlier is the National Director for Justice Initiatives at the Centre for Health and Justice at TASC. The news has been awash with reports and...

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