Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJSAC)
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The AJSAC has released Fact Sheet 13-12, "Arrests for Violent Crimes in Alaska, 1980-2012," which presents data for 1980–2012 on violent crime arrests in Alaska: murder/non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Data on age, sex, and race of persons arrested for these crimes in 2012 is also presented. Data is drawn from the annual Crime in Alaska report of the Alaska Department of Public Safety, which represents the State of Alaska's contribution to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program. The fact sheet is by Khristy Parker, research professional at the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJSAC).
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Since 1986, the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJSAC) has been housed within the University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center. The AJSAC assists Alaska criminal justice agencies, as well as state and local governments and officials, with the development, implementation, and evaluation of criminal justice programs and policies through the collection, analysis, and reporting of crime and justice statistics.
There are currently 53 Statistical Analysis Centers (SACs) located in the United States and its Territories. The AJSAC is a member of the Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA), a national nonprofit organization comprised of SAC directors, researchers, and practitioners dedicated to policy-oriented research and analysis.