Monday, March 25, 2013

Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center releases Fact Sheet on assaults committed against Alaska police officers 2002-2011

The Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJSAC) has released, "Assaults Committed Against Alaska Police Officers, 2002-2011,"  issue number 13-03 in its Fact Sheet publication series.

The report examines data on assaults on Alaska police including rates of assault, percentage of assaults resulting in injury, weapons used in assaults, and officers killed in the line of duty (1960–2011).   Data are drawn from the annual Crime in Alaska report of the Alaska Department of Public Safety.

With this issue, the AJSAC debuts its new masthead. 

The AJSAC is housed within the UAA Justice Center and publishes a monthly Fact Sheet addressing various crime and criminal justice topics. Dr. Brad Myrstol, Justice faculty, is the AJSAC director.