KeywordAlaska Justice Information Center (AJIC)
Alaska Results First Initiative
criminal justice reform
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AbstractThe Winter 2018 print edition of the Alaska Justice Forum features articles on evidence-based practices that have been incorporated into Alaska's criminal justice system: a new pretrial risk assessment tool designed to calculate a defendant's risk of failure to appear at trial or of committing another crime if released pretrial; and the Alaska Results First benefit cost analysis of established evidence-based programs designed to reduce recidivism. The Results First analysis also provides a new eight-year study of recidivism rates in Alaska. The Winter 2018 online edition includes expanded versions of print stories and a video (with transcript) which further describes Alaska's new pretrial risk assessment tool.
DescriptionPrint edition PDF is of the Winter 2018 issue as printed and mailed to subscribers. Online edition PDF compiles An additional feature and expanded versions of print stories that appeared in the Winter 2018 online edition, which are also available individually.
Table of Contents"Pretrial Risk Assessment Tool Developed for Alaska" by Pamela Cravez / "Alaska's Evidence-Based Investment" (editor's note) by Pamela Cravez / "Benefit vs. Cost of Alaska Criminal Justice Programs" / "Expanded View of Recidivism in Alaska" by Araceli Valle / References for the Winter 2018 print issue // EXCLUSIVE TO ONLINE EDITION / "Alaska Pretrial Risk Assessment Tool" (transcript) by Geri Fox and Pamela Cravez
SourceAlaska Justice Forum
PublisherJustice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage
CitationAlaska Justice Forum 34(3), Winter 2018
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