Browsing University of Alaska Anchorage by Author "Crum, Peter"
Dispositions of DWI Arrestees: Anchorage, 1996Langworthy, Robert H.; Crum, Peter (University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center, 1999-07)This study explores the dispositions of subjects arrested in Anchorage, Alaska during 1996 for driving while intoxicated (DWI). The project was designed to describe the Anchorage criminal justice system’s processing of DWI offenders and to isolate legal and extralegal variables that predict various offender dispositions. This report presents a literature review of studies relating to legal and extra-legal factors affecting court processing of offenders; discusses methodologies of the present study; presents flow charts of DWI arrestee processing in Anchorage; and presents the multivariate analysis that isolates significant correlates of DWI arrest disposition.
Literature Review: Diverting Mentally Ill Offenders from JailLangworthy, Robert H.; Crum, Peter (University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center, 1997)This literature review describes literature available on the topic of diverting mentally ill offenders from jail; outlines major themes found in the literature; analyzed programs described in the literature by type; and highlights recommendations from the literature.