In Alaska, the Justice Center has been forging research partnerships with law enforcement for a number of years. Below are a few of our recent research products prepared in cooperation with Alaska law enforcement and law enforcement-related entities. Justice faculty are also currently conducting research with Alaska law enforcement agencies which will assist in the development of evidence-based policy decisions.
Read the full reports:
Officer-Involved Shootings in Anchorage 1993–2013 by Troy C. Payne. Report prepared for Anchorage Police Department. Anchorage, AK: Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 11 Dec 2013. (JC 1402.01). See also related map.
|L to r: Anchorage Police Dept.Chief Mark Mew and |
Dr. Troy Payne at the press conference for release of the report.
The Predictive Validity of Marijuana Odor Detection: An Examination of Alaska State Trooper Case Reports 2006–2010 by Brad A. Myrstol and Jason Brandeis. Report prepared for the Alaska State Troopers. Anchorage, AK: Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 29 Feb 2012. (JC 1110.02).
|Dr. Brad Myrstol (center) discusses the findings of the report|
at a meeting with Alaska State Troopers.
Research Perspectives on the Use and Control of Police Force by Troy C. Payne. Report prepared for the Anchorage Community Police Relations Task Force. Anchorage, AK: Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2012. (JC 1302.01).
Justice Center researchers are also frequently invited by local and state community groups to discuss Justice Center research, including research by the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center which is housed on the Justice Center.