Tuesday, November 1, 2016

AJSAC Fact Sheet released - Homicide in Alaska, 1986-2015

Homicide in Alaska, 1986-2015The most recent issue of the AJSAC Fact Sheet, "Homicide in Alaska, 1986-2015," presents data on homicide rates in Alaska over a 30-year period.  Homicides rates were calculated for Alaska (AK), the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) only, and Alaska - excluding the Municipality of Anchorage (AK-MOA). Data show that homicide rates have declined steadily over the 30-year period.

The Fact Sheet also presents data on the most commonly used weapons in homicides, victim-offender relationships, and clearance rates for homicides.

The fact sheet is by Khristy Parker, Research Professional, Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJSAC).


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