Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Dr. Payne interviewed by Alaska Dispatch about Anchorage's increase in homicides

Dr. Troy Payne, Justice faculty, was interviewed by the Alaska Dispatch News for a recent article on homicides in Anchorage. The story looks at the spike in homicides this year in Anchorage.  As Dr. Payne notes in the article: "We fixate on stranger crimes, which are rare, because those are the ones we can more easily think about. It's easier for us to imagine that horrible things are done by people we don't know and don't love."

Read the full article:
"Anchorage is on track to break the record for most homicides in one year. What's going on?" by Michelle Theriault Boots. Alaska Dispatch News. 3 Sep 2016