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A second chance

...because the incarceration rate for Alaska Natives is disproportionately high.A 2011 study by the University of Alaska Anchorage's Justice Center found that both Alaska Natives and blacks are incarcerated at levels "very disproportionate" to...
My turn: Question yourself, your relationship during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

...intimate partner and sexual violence, to establish a baseline. The survey was conducted by the University of Alaska Anchorage's Justice Center. It was a statewide telephone survey of adult women residing in households with at least one land...
Study finds Alaska villages that prohibit alcohol are safer

...villages are even safer when they have law enforcement officers, said co-author Darryl Wood, of the University of Alaska Anchorage's Justice Center. The study examined death certificates and state trauma records for 132 off-road villages between...
A law officer for every community

...when victimization does occur, it has an affect on our ability to prosecute. Research conducted by University of Alaska Anchorage's Justice Center determined that having VPSOs reduced the rates of serious injuries caused by assaults in those communities...
Troopers release findings of Alaska sexual abuse study

ANCHORAGE - Alaska has long led in the nation in sexual assaults, but it's the state's rural areas where children are being molested at the most alarming rates, according to a report released Tuesday.


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