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  • McConnell, Christopher C. (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-11-01)
    This research project evaluates the costs and benefits of implementing building information modeling (BIM) as a construction project management tool through the scenario analysis of the UAA Sports Arena project completed ...
  • Martin, Stephanie; Colt, Steve (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2009-01)
    Alaska’s prison population is among the fastest-growing in the U.S., with five times more inmates in 2007 than in 1981. Spending for the state justice system has nearly doubled since 1981—but the crime rate has dropped ...
  • DeFeo, Dayna Jean; Tran, Trang; Hirshberg, Diane; Cope, Dale; Cravez, Pamela (Center for Alaska Education Policy Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2017-03-31)
    Low teacher retention - high turnover - affects student learning. Teacher recruitment and retention are challenging issues in Alaska. Rates vary considerably from district to district and year to year, but between 2004 and ...
  • Rodrigues, Talisa M. (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-06)
    Deciding when to collect social security benefits is a difficult decision, but particularly so for couples. Without being able to analyze the full spectrum of options, couples could be missing out on potential income. In ...
  • Balnave, Richard; Anchorage School District (Anchorage School District; Criminal Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1976-08)
    In 1976, Anchorage School District (ASD) and the Criminal Justice Center at University of Alaska, Anchorage, collaborated to develop a law-related curriculum for 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade classrooms, with teacher's ...
  • Angell, John E. (Criminal Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1979-03-15)
    Approximately 20 percent of Alaska's population live in small remote Native villages. Very little factual data regarding contemporary criminal justice operations has been compiled. For example, comprehensive data concerning ...
  • Myrstol, Brad A.; Cravez, Pamela (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2017-10-18)
    Definitive conclusions about the impact of Senate Bill 91 on the rate of property crimes in Alaska are not possible for a number of reasons, including that the most current data cover less than six months following ...
  • Myrstol, Brad A. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2017-10-31)
    This slide presentation, presented to the Alaska House Finance Committee on October 31, 2017, provides "big picture" annual rates of crimes knowns to police for property and violent crime in Alaska from 1985 to 2016 and ...
  • Myrstol, Brad A. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2017-10-16)
    This slide presentation, Alaska House Judiciary Committee on October 16, 2017, provides monthly crime rates from 2014 to 2016 for larceny theft, burglary, motor vehicle theft, homicide, forcible rape, robbery, and assault. ...
  • Dunham, Barbara; Valle, Araceli (University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center, 2016-12-08)
    This slideshow, presented at a public discussion on criminal justice reform, presents data on the growth of correctional populations in Alaska and information on criminal justice reform efforts culminating in the passage ...
  • Myrstol, Brad A.; Armstrong, Barbara (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-04-01)
    This article briefly examines evidence-based approach to policymaking in criminal justice and the two conceptual pillars that serve as the foundation of this strategy: effectiveness and efficiency. The article also describes ...
  • Endell, Roger V.; Havelock, John E. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1980-06-20)
    Until 1980, criminal defendants found incompetent to stand trial or not guilty by reason of insanity were committed under contract, at the discretion of the Alaska Division of Mental Health, to Atascadero State Hospital ...
  • Myrstol, Brad A. (University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center, 2009-08-01)
    Looks at homelessness and criminal offending among adult drug-using male arrestees using data collected in Anchorage from 2000 to 2003 as part of the Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) program.
  • Payne, Troy C.; Scherer, Heidi L.; Eck, John E. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2011-07-19)
    This study used epidemiological methods to compare high crime apartment complexes to low crime apartment complexes along multiple dimensions, including management practices and the immediate spatial context of the complexes.
  • Cravez, Pamela (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2017-10-18)
    The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) is a police-based, first responders’ pre-arrest jail diversion model for individuals with mental illness and/or substance abuse disorder. A new CIT coalition is being developed in ...
  • Angell, John E. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1980-10)
    Most people agree that the stress connected with police work affects the way police officers relate to the people they contact and serve. While many assume the primary source of stress on police officers lies in factors ...
  • Lopez, Jason (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-12-01)
    As Anchorage, Alaska continues to grow and sports athletes continue to flourish here in Alaska, a new body recovery system will be needed. A cryo-recovery or “cryosauna” machine is a new technology and an alternative to ...
  • Wareham, Andrew J. (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-11-21)
    Crystal River Properties is a privately owned small business started in 2011 whose sole revenue stream relies upon rental income from company owned small multifamily (duplex and triplex) real property assets. In order for ...
  • Reep, Yelena (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-05-01)
    Many organizations conducting business in Alaska realize the necessity for robust cultural awareness training methods, tools and resources as means to managing risks and building positive relationships with stakeholders. ...
  • Martin, Stephanie (Rural Development Institute, Brandon University., 2012)
    This paper describes a household survey of Inuit in northern Alaska and how the survey data were used to better understand the relative importance of jobs, wild food harvesting, and social ties for life satisfaction. It ...

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