Alaska Justice Information Center produced presentations on crime-related issues used to inform practitioners, law makers, and the public through scientific research and analysis.

Recent Submissions

  • Alaska Results First — Benefit-Cost Findings: Adult Criminal Justice Programs

    Myrstol, Brad A.; Valle, Araceli (Alaska Justice Information Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2017-06-15)
    This slideshow, presented to the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission and Alaska Criminal Justice Working Group, presents Results First benefit to cost model estimates on 19 Alaska adult criminal justice programs. The Results First analysis of evidence-based programs, developed in partnership with the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative, provides policymakers with a tool to better understand the relationship between the state’s monetary investment in programs and the return on that investment in terms of the benefits of reduced recidivism.
  • Criminal Justice Reform: A Discussion of Senate Bill 91 — Reducing the Prison Population While Enhancing Public Safety

    Dunham, Barbara; Valle, Araceli (University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center, 2016-12-08)
    This slideshow, presented at a public discussion on criminal justice reform, presents data on the growth of correctional populations in Alaska and information on criminal justice reform efforts culminating in the passage in July 2016 of Senate Bill 91 (SB91), "Omnibus Criminal Law & Procedure; Corrections," which incorporated recommendations of the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission. Presenters were Barbara Dunham of the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission and Dr. Araceli Valle of the Alaska Justice Information Center (AJiC).