Dr. Brad Myrstol, Justice faculty and director of the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJSAC) was interviewed about the latest AJSAC Fact Sheet by Mallory Peebles of KTUU Channel 2 News.
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"Juvenile Arrests Down, Possession of Marijuana Up in Alaska" by Mallory Peebles. KTUU Channel 2 News, Sep 10, 2014.
A revised issue of the Fact Sheet has been released.
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the publication of the fact sheet — “Arrests for Drug Offenses in
Alaska: 2000-2012” — the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center
(AJSAC) was informed by the Alaska Department of Public Safety (DPS)
that the UCR drug arrest data that had been published in Crime in Alaska
(2012) — the source of data for this fact sheet — were incorrect due to
incomplete data submissions for 2012. DPS has since made note of these
data issues in the Crime in Alaska (2012) publication, available at: http://dps.alaska.gov/statewide/docs/UCR/UCR_2012.pdf.
fact sheet was revised following notification from Alaska Department of
Public Safety of incomplete data reported for 2012 in Crime in Alaska.
This notification precipitated the exclusion of 2012 data from the fact
sheet. The title of this fact sheet has changed to reflect the change in