Roger Przybylski

Roger Przybylski is a consultant and founder of RKC Group, a company that provides applied research, program evaluation and related training and technical assistance services to organizations working on public safety issues. Since May, 2017, Mr. Przybylski also has served as research director for the Justice Research and Statistics Association. He also serves as the Center for Justice Innovation’s Associate Director for Research and Planning.

Prior to forming RKC Group in 1997, Mr. Przybylski was associate director for the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, where he directed the agency’s research division. He also previously served as coordinator of research for the Chicago Police Department, the nation’s second largest local law enforcement agency. Mr. Przybylski is a past president of the Justice Research and Statistics Association and a past chairman of the American Evaluation Association’s crime and justice interest group. He has been an adjunct faculty member at Loyola University and the University of Illinois-Chicago, and he currently serves as an instructor in Michigan State University, SMART Suite Practitioner/Researcher Fellows Academy.

He also has served as staff to the Illinois Legislative Committee on Juvenile Justice, the Governor’s Commission on Gangs in Illinois, and the Illinois Task Force on Crime and Corrections. Over the course of his career, Mr. Przybylski has worked as a consultant 44 states on issues ranging from violence prevention to reentry reform. His publications include Implementing Evidence-Based Practices and What Works: Effective Recidivism Reduction and Risk-Focused Prevention Programs.