• Anchorage Underage Drinking Survey: Assessing Attitudes, Values, and Beliefs About the Underage Drinking Problem and Responses to It

      Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2012-04-17)
      This slide presentation, prepared for a town hall meeting in Anchorage, AK, presents results from a survey conducted in 2010-2011 of a random sample of adult Anchorage residents on adult perceptions of underage drinking and responses to it.
    • Assaults in Domestic Violence Incidents: Descriptive Statistics and Predictors of Legal Resolutions

      Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010-03-09)
      This slideshow presents descriptive statistics on all assaults in domestic violence incidents (N=1,281) reported to Alaska State Troopers in 2004 that were closed by the time of the study, and describes predictors of prosecution based on the data and correlates of injury and cultural factors in the described incidents.
    • Crimes Known to Police (Alaska): Statewide Rates, by Month: 2014-2016

      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 monthly crime rates from 2014 to 2016 for larceny theft, shoptlifting, burlgary, motor vehicle theft, homicide, forcible rape, robbery, and assault. Rates are drawn from Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) data in the annual Crime in Alaska publication of the Alaska Department of Public Safety.
    • Crimes Known to Police (Alaska): Statewide Rates, by Month: 2014-2016

      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. Rates are drawn from Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) data in the annual Crime in Alaska publication of the Alaska Department of Public Safety.
    • Criminogenic Features of Apartment Complexes: Preliminary Findings

      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.
    • Descriptive Analysis of Sexual Assault Incidents Reported to Alaska State Troopers: 2003–2004

      Rosay, André B. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2008-01-29)
      This Powerpoint presentation provides an overview of findings of a statewide study of all sexual assault and sexual abuse of minor incidents reported to the Alaska State Troopers (AST) from January 1, 2003 to December 31, 2004.
    • Disproportionate Minority Contact in Anchorage

      Rosay, André B.; Everett, Ronald (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2006-06-10)
      This slide show presentation presents recently collected data on disproportionate contact with the juvenile justice system of minority youth in Anchorage, Alaska. The data examine minority contact with local law enforcement and juvenile justice authorities at McLaughlin Youth Center. Disproportionate minority contact (DMC) occurs when the rate of referral for minority youth exceeds the rate of referral for white youth. DMC occurs for almost all non-white minority groups in Anchorage; it is more prevalent for Pacific, Native, and Black youth, both males and females, and more prevalent for referrals for probation/conduct violations, especially for females.
    • Does Changing Ownership Change Crime? An Analysis of Apartment Ownership and Crime in Cincinnati

      Payne, Troy C. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010-11-19)
      This Powerpoint slide presentation examines the question of changes in level of crime when ownership of an apartment building changes. Examination of data from Cincinnati, Ohio, shows that ownership change, size of apartment complex, and past crime all have some effect on crime counts. In particular, when the apartments that are sold are high-crime apartments, change in ownership tends to worsen the crime problem.
    • Domestic Violence in Alaska: Definitions, Rates in Alaska, Causes and Consequences

      Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-03-19)
      This Powerpoint slide presentation describes domestic violence in Alaska, including the definition of domestic violence; an overview of results from the Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS) for 2010–2013 for Alaska statewide, the Municipality of Anchorage, and Matanuska-Susitna Borough; comparison of AVS statewide data with national data from the CDC's National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Surveillance System (NISVS); and discussion of the causes and consequences of domestic violence.
    • Exploratory Spatial Analyses of Sexual Assaults in Anchorage

      Rosay, André B.; Langworthy, Robert H. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2004-04)
      Using data on the locations of sexual assaults reported to the Anchorage Police Department in 2000 and 2001, the authors used Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis techniques to (1) identify the locations where sexual assaults were concentrated and (2) examine the correlates of these spatial concentrations. In both analyses, the authors also examined differences between white and Native victimizations. The spatial concentrations of sexual assault victimizations vary significantly by race, as do the correlates of the respective spatial concentrations. The authors conclude that there is a relationship between assault locations and bar locations, but that the relationship far from perfect and the question of whether there is a causal mechanism exists remains unknown. Nonetheless, successful interventions to prevent sexual assaults must involve bars; but targeting bars will be both inefficient and insufficient for fully addressing the problem of sexual assault prevention in Anchorage.
    • Introduction to Data Collection

      Rosay, André B.; DeWitt, Michelle (University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center, 2013-12-05)
      This Powerpoint presentation illustrates the fundamentals of data collection through the example of an evaluation of Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV), a violence prevention and youth empowerment program for teenagers operated by the Tundra Women’s Coalition in Bethel, Alaska. Key results from the evaluation are presented.
    • Jackson County Collaboration in Support of Families: Using Evaluation for Long-Term Sustainability

      Sullivan, Rita; Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2012-04-10)
      This webinar presentation discusses the use of evaluation and dissemination of results during the life of a project. The presentation is based on the ongoing evaluation of the Family Connection Program in Jackson County, Oregon, which compares child welfare outcomes for a control group with outcomes through the Family Connection Program.
    • Model Programs for the Prevention of Youth Violence

      Rosay, André B.; Chamard, Sharon (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2004-01-28)
      This poster compares levels of youth violence in Anchorage to U.S. levels and identifies effective programs to reduce levels of youth violence, including functional family therapy, multisystemic therapy, nurse-family partnership, multidimensional treatment foster care, bullying prevention program, promoting alternative thinking strategies, and "the incredible years." Estimated program costs are also detailed.
    • NO MORE: Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

      Fortson, Ryan; Gerdts, Simona (University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center, 2014-04-11)
      This Powerpoint slide presentation describes the "NO MORE at UAA" campaign to increase greater awareness and action to end domestic violence and sexual assault. The campaign, co-branded with the "NO MORE" national campaign, was launched at University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) during the week of March 17, 2014 as a precursor to National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The campaign was part of a degree capstone project initiated and coordinated by Justice B.A. students Simona Gerdts and Kristen Speyerer through the UAA Center for Community Engagement and Learning (CCEL).
    • Overview of 'Violence against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men: 2010 Findings from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

      Rosay, André B. (University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center, 2016-06-16)
      This Powerpoint, presented as part of a Congressional briefing, examines findings from a study of the prevalence of violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women and men based on a nationally representative sample from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS). Findings included estimates of sexual violence, physical violence by intimate partners, stalking, and psychological aggression by intimate partners, as well as estimates of interracial and intraracial victimizations. The briefing was coordinated through the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, the Indian Law Resource Center, and the National Congress of American Indians.
    • Overview of Sexual Assault in Alaska

      Rosay, André B. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010-08-20)
      This Powerpoint slide presentation provides an overview of key results from UAA Justice Center research and statistics from other sources on sexual assault in Alaska, presented before a roundtable discussion with officials from the U.S. Department of Justice sponsored by the Alaska Native Justice Center.
    • Overview of UAA Justice Center Violence against Women Research

      Rosay, André B. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2009-02-18)
      This Powerpoint presentation presents an overview of key results from Justice Center research on violence against women in Alaska, including studies on sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence through February 2009.
    • Overview of Violence against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men: 2010 Findings from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

      Rosay, André B. (University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center, 2016-06-16)
      This Powerpoint, presented as part of a Congressional briefing, examines findings from a study of the prevalence of violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women and men based on a nationally representative sample from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS). Findings included estimates of sexual violence, physical violence by intimate partners, stalking, and psychological aggression by intimate partners, as well as estimates of interracial and intraracial victimizations.
    • Promoting Reunification through Family Focused Collaborative Treatment Services and System Change

      Rivera, Marny (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010-11-17)
      This Powerpoint presentation presents preliminary results of a study on the use of family-focused collaborative treatment to promote family reunification in families with substance abuse and child maltreatment problems.
    • Public Perceptions of School Resource Officer (SRO) Programs

      Myrstol, Brad A. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010-11)
      This Powerpoint slide presentation gives background on school resource officer (SRO) programs, which place police officers in schools, and presents analysis of public perceptions of the SRO program in Anchorage School District, which was established in 2003.