• Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 36, No. 1 (Fall 2019) 

      Johnson, Ingrid D.; Breager, Randi; TePas, Katherine H.; Randolph, Henry; Dunham, Barbara; Casto, L. Diane; Trujillo, Angelia; Fortson, Ryan; Payne, Troy C. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2019-09-12)
      The Alaska Justice Forum has resumed publication with our Fall 2019 issue. In this issue we explore a study of Alaska sexual assault survivor experiences; recent changes to Alaska sex offense law; an innovative academy that trains health care providers to support victims of interpersonal violence; and how legal representation affects custody determinations in divorce cases.
    • Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 4, No. 2 (Summer 1987)

      Parry, David L.; Bureau of Justice Statistics; Lee, Nella (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1987-06)
      The Summer 1987 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum features articles on juvenile offense patterns in Alaska in 1985; the lifetime likelihood of victimization; crime definitions from the National Crime Survey; and a reviews two recent studies on runaway children in Alaska. April 1987 population figures for Alaska Department of Corrections facilities are presented.
    • Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 5, No. 4 (Winter 1989)

      Parry, David L.; Bureau of Justice Statistics; Barnes, Allan R. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1989-01)
      The Winter 1989 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum presents the first of two articles analyzing Alaska crime trends from 1963 to 1987 based on Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) data and additional data compiled by the Alaska State Troopers, this article analyzes statewide crime trends from 1963 to 1987. The the National Crime Survey questionnaire has added expanded questions which permit analysis of crime victims' perception of drug and alcohol use by violent offenders; protective actions taken by victims and bystanders; and the response of police and other criminal justice authorities to reported crimes. A study of 1984 Alaska felony cases used 1984 Alaska Offender-Based Transaction Statistics (OBTS) to analyze the process of case attrition and charge change between arrest and initial prosecution. January 1989 population figures for Alaska Department of Corrections facilities are presented.
    • Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 6, No. 3 (Fall 1989)

      Angell, John E.; Bureau of Justice Statistics; Parry, David L. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1989-09)
      The Fall 1989 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum features a discussion President George H.W. Bush's drug control plan, “The National Drug Control Strategy,” presents details of the plan, its anticipated results, funding plans, and reaction to the plan by Congress and others. The Bureau of Justice Statistics presents 1988 statistics on criminal victimization. The Justice Center, under contract to the Alaska Division of Family and Youth Services, has designed a new monitoring system to improve Alaska’s compliance with the federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974. September 1989 population figures for Alaska Department of Corrections facilities are presented.
    • Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 7, No. 3 (Fall 1990)

      Trostle, Lawrence C.; Bureau of Justice Statistics; Rieger, Lisa (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1990-10)
      The Fall 1990 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum presents findings from a report on the progress of Los Angeles Police Department in actively recruiting women and minorities in response to a 1980 federal consent decree mandating changes in its recruitment, selection, training, and employment practices. The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports statistics on criminal victimization for 1989 from the National Crime Survey, which measures personal and household offenses, including crimes not reported to police. The Alaska Sentencing Commission, created to evaluate Alaska’s sentencing laws and practices and to recommend improvements, begins its work.
    • Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 7, No. 4 (Winter 1991)

      Rieger, Lisa; Bureau of Justice Statistics; Lee, Nella (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1991-01)
      The Winter 1991 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum discusses the first year of work by the Alaska Sentencing Commission, which was created by an act of the Alaska Legislature to evaluate the effect of sentencing laws and practices on Alaska's criminal justice system and to recommend improvements in criminal sentencing practices. The Bureau of Justice Statistics presents a detailed examination of data on rape from the National Crime Survey for 1973 to 1987. Crime statistics for sixteen predominately Yup'ik villages in the Bethel area of Alaska for 1983–1987 are presented.
    • Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 8, No. 3 (Fall 1991)

      Read, Emily E.; Fay, Ginny; Bureau of Justice Statistics (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1991-09-01)
      The Fall 1991 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum presents results from a study of child support in Alaska, which found that Alaska has made significant progress in standardizing child support orders under Court Rule 90.3, but that proportional disparities in awards exist when examined by community, type of case and type of establishment procedure. The Bureau of Justice Statistics presents estimates of crime victimization experienced in American households from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).
    • Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 8, No. 4 (Winter 1992)

      Trostle, Lawrence C.; McShea, Darren; Perras, Russell; Bureau of Justice Statistics; Schafer, N. E.; Tubbs, Michael P.; Rieger, Lisa (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1992-01-01)
      The Winter 1992 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum features findings from a study on the nonenforcement role of Village Public Safety Officers (VPSOs), figures from the Bureau of Justice Statistics on crime victimization experienced by students aged 12 to 19 in U.S. schools, an analysis of residents of a community corrections center in Anchorage, and a summary of findings from the Alaska Sentencing Commissions 1991 annual report.
    • Alaska Justice Forum ; Vol. 9, No. 2 (Summer 1992)

      Angell, John E.; Bureau of Justice Statistics; Schafer, N. E.; Green, Melissa S. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1992-06-01)
      The Summer 1992 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum presents Justice Center progress and results in the collection and reporting of University of Alaska crime and arrest statistics under the federal Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act (CACSA) of 1990; in 1991 University of Alaska campuses reported a total of 41 offenses and 68 arrests reportable under the act. Nearly 23 million American households, or 24 percent, were victimized by crime in 1991, according to estimates from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), an ongoing survey of victims of crime first administered in 1972. Alaska's incarcerated population grew from 770 in February 1980 to 2,474 in July 1992, peaking at 2,621 in February 1990.
    • Alaska Victimization Survey: 2011 Results for Anchorage

      Rosay, André B.; Morton, Lauree; Myrstol, Brad A.; Rivera, Marny; Wood, Darryl S. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage; Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Alaska Department of Public Safety, 2011-10-03)
      This is a handout of a Powerpoint slide presentation presenting an overview of key results from the 2011 Alaska Victimization Survey for the Municipality of Anchorage, which was conducted from April to June 2011, with results released on October 3, 2011 in Anchorage. Findings include: * Over 50% of adult women in the Municipality of Anchorage have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in their lifetime; * Over 8% have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in the past year; * Three out of every ten adult women in the Municipality of Anchorage have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime; and * Four out of every ten have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime.
    • Alaska Victimization Survey: 2011 Results for Bristol Bay

      Rosay, André B.; Morton, Lauree; Myrstol, Brad A.; Rivera, Marny; Wood, Darryl S. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage; Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Alaska Department of Public Safety, 2011-10-12)
      This is a handout of a Powerpoint slide presentation providing an overview of key results from the 2011 Alaska Victimization Survey for the Bristol Bay region, which was conducted from April to June 2011, with results released on October 12, 2011 in Dillingham. Findings include: * Over 50% of adult women in the Bristol Bay Region have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in their lifetime; * Nearly 15% have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in the past year; * 3 out of every 10 adult women in the Bristol Bay Region have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime; and * 4 out of every 10 have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime.
    • Alaska Victimization Survey: 2011 Results for Fairbanks

      Rosay, André B.; Morton, Lauree; Myrstol, Brad A.; Rivera, Marny; Wood, Darryl S. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage; Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Alaska Department of Public Safety, 2011-10-07)
      This is a handout of a Powerpoint slide presentation presenting an overview of key results from the 2011 Alaska Victimization Survey for the City of Fairbanks and Fairbanks North Star Borough, which was conducted from April to June 2011, with results released on October 7, 2011 in Fairbanks. Findings for the City of Fairbanks include: * 57.0% of adult women in the City of Fairbanks have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in their lifetime; * 11.5% of adult women in the City of Fairbanks have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in the past year; * 3 out of every 10 adult women in the City of Fairbanks have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime; and * 5 out of every 10 in the City of Fairbanks have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime. Findings for the Fairbanks North Star Borough include: * 44.8% of adult women in the Fairbanks North Star Borough have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in their lifetime; * 5.5% of adult women in the Fairbanks North Star Borough have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in the past year; * 3 out of every 10 adult women in the Fairbanks North Star Borough have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime; and * 3 out of every 10 in the Fairbanks North Star Borough have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime.
    • Alaska Victimization Survey: 2011 Results for Juneau

      Rosay, André B.; Morton, Lauree; Myrstol, Brad A.; Rivera, Marny; Wood, Darryl S. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage; Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Alaska Department of Public Safety, 2011-10-17)
      This is a handout of a Powerpoint slide presentation presenting an overview of key results from the 2011 Alaska Victimization Survey for the City and Borough of Juneau, which was conducted from April to June 2011, with results released on October 17, 2011 in Juneau. Findings include: * Over 50% of adult women in the City and Borough of Juneau have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in their lifetime; * Nearly 15% have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in the past year; * 4 out of every 10 adult women in the City and Borough of Juneau have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime; and * 5 out of every 10 have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime.
    • Alaska Victimization Survey: Aleutian/Pribilof Islands

      UAA Justice Center (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2018-04-02)
      This article provides an overview of key results from the 2014–2015 Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS) for the Aleutian/Pribilof Island region, which was conducted from April to June 2014 and May to August 2015. Among the survey's results was the finding that 45 percent of adult women in the region have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both in their lifetime.
    • Alaska Victimization Survey: Detailed Responses to Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence Questions

      Rosay, André B.; Rivera, Marny; Myrstol, Brad A.; Wood, Darryl S. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2011-04-07)
      This brief paper presents survey questions used in the Alaska Victimization Survey on experience of intimate partner violence and sexual violence. Weighted results of reported victimization by respondents are also given. The Alaska Victimization Survey, designed to establish a baseline for estimates of intimate partner and sexual violence, is modeled after the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
    • Alaska Victimization Survey: From Research to Policy and Practice

      Rosay, André B.; TePas, Katherine H.; Wood, Darryl S.; Rivera, Marny; Myrstol, Brad A. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010-11-18)
      The Justice Center at the University of Alaska Anchorage partnered with the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault to conduct a statewide victimization survey. The Alaska Victimization Survey was modeled after the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Surveillance System (NISVSS) survey, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in collaboration with the National Institute of Justice and the Department of Defense. The NISVSS survey is designed to “generate accurate and reliable lifetime and 12-month incidence and prevalence estimates on intimate partner violence (physical aggression, psychological aggression, and sexual violence); sexual violence (unwanted sexual situations, abusive sexual contact, and completed or attempted sex without consent); and stalking” (CDC). This poster presents key results from the Alaska Victimization Survey and identifies how survey results are being used to impact policy and practice.
    • Alaska Victimization Survey: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in Alaska — 2010 to 2015

      Rosay, André B. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-03-24)
      This Powerpoint slide presentation presents an overview of key results from the 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey for Alaska statewide and trends from 2010 to 2015, which show a decline in intimate partner and sexual violence in Alaska since 2010. The presentation also compares 2015 statewide results with results of the 2011 Alaska Victimization Survey for Fairbanks North Star Borough. The Alaska Victimization Survey, designed to establish a baseline for estimates of intimate partner and sexual violence, is modeled after the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
    • Alaska Victimization Survey: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in Alaska — 2010 to 2015

      Rosay, André B.; Morton, Lauree (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage; Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Alaska Department of Public Safety, 2016-02-25)
      This Powerpoint slide presentation presents an overview of key results from the 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS) for Alaska statewide and trends from 2010 to 2015, which show a decline in intimate partner and sexual violence in Alaska since 2010. The 2015 AVS statewide survey was conducted from May to August 2015, with results released on February 25, 2016 in Juneau. Findings include: * In 2010, 12 in 100 women had experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both in Alaska during the previous year. By 2015, that number dropped to 8 in 100; * Intimate partner violence decreased by 32%; * Sexual violence decreased by 33%; * 6,556 fewer women experienced intimate partner violence in 2015 than in 2010; and * 3,072 fewer women experienced sexual violence in 2015 than 2010. The 2015 survey also indicated that: * 21,401 adult women in Alaska experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both in the past year; and * Half of adult women in Alaska (more than 130,000) have experienced violence in their lifetime.
    • Alaska Victimization Survey: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in the City and Borough of Sitka

      Rosay, André B.; Morton, Lauree; Myrstol, Brad A.; Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage; Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Alaska Department of Public Safety, 2012-10-19)
      This Powerpoint slide presentation presents an overview of key results from the 2012 Alaska Victimization Survey for the City and Borough of Sitka, which was conducted from March to May 2012, with results released on October 19, 2012 in Sitka. Findings include: * 47% of adult women in the City and Borough of Sitka have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in their lifetime; * Nearly 7% have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in the past year; * One out of every four adult women in the City and Borough of Sitka have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime; and * Four out of every 10 have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime.
    • Alaska Victimization Survey: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in the Kenai Peninsula Borough

      Morton, Lauree; Rosay, André B.; Myrstol, Brad A.; Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage; Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Alaska Department of Public Safety, 2013-10-10)
      This Powerpoint slide presentation presents an overview of key results from the 2012 Alaska Victimization Survey for the Kenai Peninsula Borough, which was conducted from April to July 2013, with results released on October 10, 2013 in Kenai. Findings include: * 52% of adult women in the Kenai Peninsula Borough have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in their lifetime; * 6% have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in the past year; * More than 3 out of every 10 adult women in the Kenai Peninsula Borough have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime; and * More than 4 out of every 10 have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime.