Justice Center

 

The UAA Justice Center, established by the Alaska legislature in 1975, has a mandate to provide statewide justice‐related education, research, and service. The Justice Center is an interdisciplinary unit that provides undergraduate, graduate, and professional education; conducts research in the areas of crime, law, and justice; and provides service to government units, justice agencies, and community organizations throughout urban and rural Alaska to promote a safe, healthy, and just society.

Justice Center website: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/justice/

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  • Conn, Stephen (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1978-10-28)
    Victor C. Krumm, district attorney in Bethel, Alaska from 1976 to 1979, was interviewed on October 28, 1978 about the numerous difficulties in enforcing state liquor laws and local liquor ordinances in Bethel and the ...
  • Conn, Stephen (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1973)
    William R. Nix, magistrate supervisor with the Alaska Court System and former an Alaska State Trooper, was interviewed in 1973 about law enforcement in bush Alaska during the early years of Alaska statehood; the relationships ...
  • Kisarauskas, Yevgenii (Alaska Justice Information Center, Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2019-03-07)
    This fact sheet describes Alaska property crime trends from 1985 through 2017, with a focus on motor vehicle theft rate trends. Overall property crime in Alaska increased by 28.6% from 2011 to 2017. Burglary and larceny ...
  • Schafer, N. E. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1984-03)
    Official prison misconduct records are used to test some of the assumptions inherent in previous research based upon such records. Many of these studies used prison data to measure changes in prisoner behavior, while others ...
  • Schafer, N. E. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1994-03)
    From the 1931 Wickersham Commission through the 1967 President's Commission and the 1973 National Advisory Commission, criminal justice experts and observers have recommended that state governments assume responsibility ...
  • UAA Justice Center (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1993-12-08)
    At the request of the North Slope Borough Department of Public Safety (NSBDPS), the Justice Center conducted a survey of NSBDPS employees which elicted employee opinions about their jobs, the public, and the NSBDPS's role. ...
  • Angell, John E.; Trostle, Lawrence C. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1993-10)
    Geographic size and lack of roads, among other factors, contribute to unique difficulties in providing effective law enforcement and public safety services to residents of the North Slope Borough of Alaska. Despite ...
  • Angell, John E. (Criminal Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1977-12)
    The North Slope Borough Department of Public Safety (NSBDPS) was created effective July 1, 1976, with the City of Barrow and other villages in North Slope Borough transferring their police authority and jail services to ...
  • Havelock, John E. (Criminal Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1977-04-23)
    This evaluation reports on the Third Bush Justice Conference, held in Kenai, Alaska on November 8–12, 1976. Prior bush justice conferences were held at Alyeska (1970) and Minto (1974). The report outlines themes addressed ...
  • Conn, Stephen; Langdon, Steve J. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1986-06-02)
    Alaska Native groups have adopted a strategy of seeking general welfare, including social security, through retribalization — a term of dual meaning discussed in this paper. The paper aims to describe the historical ...

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