AuthorUAA Justice Center
KeywordAlaska Justice Information Center (AJIC)
Alaska Results First Initiative
criminal justice reform
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AbstractThe Alaska Results First report released by Alaska Justice Information Center (AJiC) in October 2017 shows the benefit to cost ratio (monetary return on the state’s investment) for Alaska's adult criminal justice programs, provides tools for assessing how changing the cost structure and delivery method can impact benefit to cost ratios, and provides a new eight-year study of Alaska recidivism rates. This article briefly summarizes the report and provides an introduction to an accompanying article about the report's findings on recidivism in Alaska.
DescriptionA shorter version of this article appeared on p. 5 of the Winter 2018 print edition. / The report discussed in this article, "Alaska Results First Initiative: Adult Criminal Justice Program Benefit Cost Analysis" by Araceli Valle (2017), can be found at https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/7961. See also the accompanying article, "Expanded View of Recidivism in Alaska" by Araceli Valle, at https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/8091.
Table of ContentsBenefits and costs / Calculating recidivism / New information from Alaska RF / Reference
SourceAlaska Justice Forum
PublisherJustice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage
CitationUAA Justice Center. (2018). "Benefit vs. Cost of Alaska Criminal Justice Programs." Alaska Justice Forum 34(3) (Winter 2018, online edition).
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