The UAA Justice Center, established by the Alaska legislature in 1975, has a mandate to provide statewide justice‐related education, research, and service. The Justice Center is an interdisciplinary unit that provides undergraduate, graduate, and professional education; conducts research in the areas of crime, law, and justice; and provides service to government units, justice agencies, and community organizations throughout urban and rural Alaska to promote a safe, healthy, and just society.

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  • Nonconsensual Contact, Repeated Nonconsensual Contact, and Fear: Findings from the 2020 Alaska Victimization Survey

    Shimizu, Rei; Myrstol, Brad A. (Alaska Justice Information Center, 2024-03-22)
    Using data from the 2020 Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS), this report examines nonconsensual contact, repeated nonconsensual contact, and the fear felt by those who experience nonconsensual and repeated nonconsensual contact. All percentages included in the report are weighted. Hence, the data is representative of population estimates, namely noninstitutionalized English-speaking adult women residing in Alaska.
  • Nonconsensual Contact, Repeated Nonconsensual Contact, and Fear: Findings from the 2020 Alaska Victimization Survey

    Shimizu, Rei; Myrstol, Brad A. (Alaska Justice Information Center, 2024-03-22)
    Using data from the 2020 Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS), this report examines nonconsensual contact, repeated nonconsensual contact, and the fear felt by those who experience nonconsensual and repeated nonconsensual contact. All percentages included in the report are weighted. Hence, the data is representative of population estimates, namely noninstitutionalized English-speaking adult women residing in Alaska.
  • Alaska Homicide Suspect-Victim Relationships Fact Sheet

    Gonzalez, Andrew (Alaska Justice Information Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2020-05-20)
    AJiC's Homicide in Alaska: 1976-2016 report compiled 41 years of data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Supplementary Homicide Reports (SHR). This is the first time these data on homicide in Alaska have been examined across a multi-year timespan. This one-page fact sheet presents the relationships between homicide victims and suspects for Alaska homicides.
  • Alaska Firearm Homicide Fact Sheet

    Gonzalez, Andrew (Alaska Justice Information Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2020-05-20)
    AJiC's Homicide in Alaska: 1976-2016 report compiled 41 years of data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Supplementary Homicide Reports (SHR). This is the first time these data on homicide in Alaska have been examined across a multi-year timespan. This one-page fact sheet presents the characteristics of Alaska homicide victims who were killed by a firearm.
  • Alaska Homicide Victimization Characteristics Fact Sheet

    Gonzalez, Andrew (Alaska Justice Information Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2020-05-20)
    AJiC's Homicide in Alaska: 1976-2016 report compiled 41 years of data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Supplementary Homicide Reports (SHR). This is the first time these data on homicide in Alaska have been examined across a multi-year timespan. This one-page fact sheet presents the characteristics of Alaska homicide victims.
  • Alaska Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Data Systems Development: Gaps, Opportunities, & Recommendations

    Hedwig, Travis; Miller, Virginia; Parker, David; Payne, Troy C.; Gonzalez, Andrew; Kisarauskas, Yevgenii; Slone, Avram; Brown, Paulsen; Harvey, Hattie; Hiratsuka, Vanessa; et al. (UAA College of Health, 2021-06-28)
    The report, "Alaska Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Data Systems Development," was prepared for the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority by the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) College of Health. This report was a partnership between the Alaska Justice Information Center, the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, the Center for Human Development, and the Division of Population Health Sciences.
  • Fast Facts on Sexual Violence in Alaska, 2020

    Gonzalez, Andrew; Johnson, Ingrid (Alaska Justice Information Center, 2023-10-24)
    Sexual violence is an attempted or completed sexual act toward or upon a person who has not freely given consent or is unable to consent or refuse. This publication, "Fast Facts on Sexual Violence in Alaska, 2020", presents point-prevalence estimates of sexual violence in Alaska, along with its two main types: estimates of the prevalence of non-contact sexual violence and the prevalence of contact sexual violence. These estimates come from the 2020 Alaska Victimization Survey. To learn more about sexual violence in Alaska, or the Alaska Victimization Survey, go to https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/avs.
  • Fast Facts on Sexual Violence in Alaska, 2020

    Gonzalez, Andrew; Johnson, Ingrid (Alaska Justice Information Center, 2023-10-23)
    Sexual violence is an attempted or completed sexual act toward or upon a person who has not freely given consent or is unable to consent or refuse. This publication, "Fast Facts on Sexual Violence in Alaska, 2020", presents point-prevalence estimates of sexual violence in Alaska, along with its two main types: estimates of the prevalence of non-contact sexual violence and the prevalence of contact sexual violence. These estimates come from the 2020 Alaska Victimization Survey. To learn more about sexual violence in Alaska, or the Alaska Victimization Survey, go to https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/avs.
  • Fast Facts on Intimate Partner Abuse in Alaska, 2020

    Gonzalez, Andrew; Johnson, Ingrid (Alaska Justice Information Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2023-10-24)
    Intimate partner abuse is more than physical violence. It also include psychological aggression (insulting and humiliating behaviors) and coercive control and entrapment (behaviors that are intended to monitor, control, or threaten). This publication, "Fast Facts on Intimate Partner Abuse in Alaska, 2020", presents point-prevalence estimates of intimate partner abuse in Alaska, along with its three main types described above. These estimates come from the 2020 Alaska Victimization Survey. To learn more about intimate partner abuse in Alaska, or the Alaska Victimization Survey, go to https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/avs.
  • Persons Who May Be Alaska Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries had more Adverse Childhood Experiences

    Gonzalez, Andrew; Johnson, Ingrid; Payne, Troy C. (Alaska Justice Information Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2021-10-25)
    The Alaska Justice Information Center (AJiC) at the University of Alaska Anchorage has released this Fact Sheet in support of the report, “Adverse Childhood Experiences, Intimate Partner Violence, and Sexual Violence Among Persons Who May Be Alaska Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries: Findings from the Alaska Victimization Survey.” This report used data from the 2020 Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS) to estimate the extent to which victims of intimate partner violence and sexual assault were Alaska Mental Health Trust beneficiaries. It also estimated the extent to which Alaska Mental Health Trust beneficiaries experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Alaska Mental Health Trust beneficiaries include Alaskans with mental illness, developmental disabilities, chronic alcohol or drug addiction, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, and traumatic brain injuries.
  • Persons Who May Be Alaska Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries were more likely to experience Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence

    Gonzalez, Andrew; Johnson, Ingrid; Payne, Troy C. (Alaska Justice Information Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2021-10-25)
    The Alaska Justice Information Center (AJiC) at the University of Alaska Anchorage has released this Fact Sheet in conjunction with a new report, “Adverse Childhood Experiences, Intimate Partner Violence, and Sexual Violence Among Persons Who May Be Alaska Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries: Findings from the Alaska Victimization Survey.” This report used data from the 2020 Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS) to estimate the extent to which victims of intimate partner violence and sexual assault were Alaska Mental Health Trust beneficiaries. It also estimated the extent to which Alaska Mental Health Trust beneficiaries experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Alaska Mental Health Trust beneficiaries include Alaskans with mental illness, developmental disabilities, chronic alcohol or drug addiction, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, and traumatic brain injuries.
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences, Intimate Partner Violence, and Sexual Violence Among Persons Who May Be Alaska Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries: Findings from the Alaska Victimization Survey

    Gonzalez, Andrew; Ingrid, Johnson; Troy C., Payne (Alaska Justice Information Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2021-10-25)
    The Alaska Justice Information Center (AJiC) at the University of Alaska Anchorage has released a new report, “Adverse Childhood Experiences, Intimate Partner Violence, and Sexual Violence Among Persons Who May Be Alaska Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries: Findings from the Alaska Victimization Survey.” This report used data from the 2020 Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS) to estimate the extent to which victims of intimate partner violence and sexual assault were Alaska Mental Health Trust beneficiaries. It also estimated the extent to which Alaska Mental Health Trust beneficiaries experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Alaska Mental Health Trust beneficiaries include Alaskans with mental illness, developmental disabilities, chronic alcohol or drug addiction, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, and traumatic brain injuries.
  • Relationships between Intimate Partner Violence and Alaskan Women's Health

    Johnson, Ingrid; Gonzalez, Andrew (Alaska Justice Information Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2023-11-30)
    This report details a sample of Alaskan women's experiences with psychological, physical, and sexual harm by an intimate partner, and the relationships between those experiences and their current physical and mental health. These analyses of Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS) data are comprised of almost 13,000 survey responses from adult, non-institutionalized Alaskan women. The findings confirm those of prior, non-Alaska based research that all types of historical and recent intimate partner violence (IPV) are linked to victims’ current physical and mental health. Non-physical IPV has the same negative relationships with various health status indicators as physical IPV: Control, threats, and psychological aggression are generally associated with the same prevalence of negative health outcomes as physical violence, although sexual violence is associated with the highest prevalence of negative health outcomes.
  • Crime in Alaska - 1999

    Alaska Department of Public Safety (1999)
  • Crime in Alaska - 1998

    Alaska Department of Public Safety (1998)
  • Crime in Alaska - 1997

    Alaska Department of Public Safety (1997)
  • Crime in Alaska - 1996

    Alaska Department of Public Safety (1996)
  • Crime in Alaska - 1995

    Alaska Department of Public Safety (1995)
  • Crime in Alaska - 1994

    Alaska Department of Public Safety (1994)
  • Crime in Alaska - 1993

    Alaska Department of Public Safety (1993)

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