Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Representatives from institutional and community corrections speak at National Criminal Justice Month event

Prof. Jason Brandeis, J.D., introduces the panel.

"Working in Institutional and Community Corrections," held March 1, was the first in a series of 3 presentations for National Criminal Justice Month.

Panelists were Anthony Piper, Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP) Program Manager, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services; Rebecca Tozer, Probation Officer II, Alaska Department of Corrections; and Lt. Scott Dial & Sgt. Rodney Ramirez, Alaska Department of Corrections. The program focused on goals of corrections programs, common misconceptions of work in corrections, differences in probation and parole, training required, most useful college courses for students to take, and career paths in the field of corrections.

This is the 3rd annual series of presentations focusing on criminal justice issues for National Criminal Justice Month. The  Justice Center, Justice Club, and the Pre-Law Society are co-sponsors of this event. 

All events are free and open to UAA students, faculty, staff, and the public. Click here for information on all the presentations for National Criminal Justice Month. 

L to r: Daniel Reinhard, Justice Club president; Anthony Piper, ASAP Program Manager;
Probation Officer Rebecca Tozer, AK Dept.of Corrections (DOC); Sgt. Rodney Ramirez, DOC;
Lt. Scott Dial, DOC; Prof. Jason Brandeis, J.D., Justice Club co-advisor.