Dr. Troy Payne, Justice faculty, was interviewed recently by the Alaska Dispatch News about FBI crime statistics for Alaska. The article reported on changes in crime rates from 2013 to 2014. Dr. Payne noted that "long-term data is more telling," and the bigger question is what 2015 data will tell us as we look at trends in crime rates.
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"FBI crime stats say murder rate up, rapes down in Alaska in 2014" by Jerzy Shedlock. Alaska Dispatch News, 08 Oct 2015.