The most recent issue of the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJSAC) Fact Sheet series, "Assaults Committed Against Alaska Police Officers, 2002-2011," issue number 13-03 was mentioned in media reports related to the recent police shooting:
- APRN - KSKA 91.1: "APD alleges man pointed gun before second deadly shooting of 2013," by Daysha Eaton, April 8, 2013
- Anchorage Daily News:"Man killed by officers pointed handgun, police say: officers ID'd," by Lisa Demer, April 8, 2013
- KTUU Channel 2 News: New UAA Study Shows an Increase of Assaults on Alaska Officers, by Mallory Peebles, April 9, 2013
The Fact Sheet 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.
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.