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Family seeks answers in Alaska inmate's death

...from California.Alaska Department of Corrections spokeswoman Kaci Schroeder...writing by the California Department of Corrections that the state did not want...completion, so the Alaska Department of Corrections cannot comment on the cause...
Church arsonist sentenced for assault

...saying Huber is facing parole violations from the Department of Corrections. A probation officer will be recommending to...good deal for the state, in my opinion."The Department of Corrections handles parole violations, not the court.Huber...
Criminal history snares 'street hustler' with 20-year sentence

...20 years, but he will likely be out in nine, considering the time he has already served (four years) and Department of Corrections' mandatory "good time" policy which knocks off time to serve for good behavior in jail."It's like a...
Alaska Senate passes sweeping crime bill current sentencing laws with an eye on alternatives to incarceration.The bill directs the Alaska State Department of Corrections not only to do assessments on incoming prisoners, but to specifically look for those suffering from fetal alcohol...
State | AK legislature
House moves PTSD sentencing bill

...disease or a defect," Gara said. "They don't want to be labeled as having a mental defect."The Alaska Department of Corrections does not keep track of combat veterans to whom the bill would apply, Deputy Director Laura Brooks said. She...
State | AK legislature
Suspect in Anchorage killings, rape recently jailed

...earlier, according to Alaska Department of Corrections records.Jerry Andrew Active...out" of jail since 2007, Department of Corrections spokeswoman Kaci Schroeder...timeline released by the Department of Corrections."He messed up quickly...
Letter: Haven House not a halfway house or group home

...serving a sentence for a criminal act. The women will have completed all of their obligations related to the Department of Corrections and would have been released into the community as citizens who have completed every legal aspect required of...
Bill directs criminals' PFDs to victims from prisoners' PFD check is used by the Department of Corrections to help defray inmates' health costs."Alaska...government can to make victims whole."In FY14, the Department of Corrections paid for about $10 million of its approximately...
State | AK legislature
Arsonist facing parole violations for assault

...charged with violating probation, but he may have violated his parole, a subject to be determined by the Alaska Department of Corrections. The matter likely will be addressed further during Thursday's sentencing hearing.In a related case, a...
Allegations spark Department of Corrections audit proposal

Two Anchorage lawmakers say the Legislature needs to audit the state's Department of Corrections. Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, and Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, have asked the state's Legislative Budget...


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