KeywordAlaska Department of Corrections
Justice Center Web Site
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AbstractThe Winter 1996 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum presents the first of two articles examining results of the village component of a statewide public safety project conducted by the Justice Center for the Alaska Department of Public Safety, in which researchers interviewed residents and officials of 28 Alaska villages on characteristics, government, and social control in predominately Alaska Native villages. The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports on the growing U.S. prison population, which increased 8.8 percent between mid-1994 and mid-1995; a sidebar story compares Alaska with states of similar population in an effort to understand the disparity in its rankings, with racial disparities in Alaska's prison population a possible factor. The Justice Center establishes a website.
Table of Contents"Village Alaska: Community Characteristics and Public Safety" / "National Prison Population Growth (A BJS Report)" / "Alaska Prison Data: Some Comparisons" by N.E. Schafer / "New Justice Center Web Site" by Melissa S. Green / "Research through the Justice Center Web Site: An Example"
SourceAlaska Justice Forum
PublisherJustice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage
CitationAlaska Justice Forum 12(4), Winter 1996
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