Friday, January 25, 2013

Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center releases Fact Sheet on violent crime arrests in Alaska 1980-2011

The Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJSAC) has released, "Violent Crime Arrests in Alaska,"  the second issue in its new Fact Sheet publication series.  Presented in this Fact Sheet are violent crime arrest data for the period 1980 - 2011. The data were extracted from the Alaska Department of Public Safety's annual report Crime in Alaska.  Arrest trend data for Part I violent crimes (murder/non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault) are presented in the aggregate and for each offense category. Age, sex, and racial group membership information for those arrested by Alaska law enforcement in 2011 are also presented.

The AJSAC is housed within the UAA Justice Center and will publish one Fact Sheet addressing various crime and criminal justice topics each month. Dr. Brad Myrstol, Justice faculty, is the AJSAC director.