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The AJSAC has released Fact Sheet 15-01, "Violent Crimes Compensation Board Claims: FY 2004 – FY 2014," which presents data from the Alaska Violent Crimes Compensation Board (VCCB) on claims made and compensation granted to victims of violent crime for state fiscal years 2004–2014. The fact sheet presents data on new claims filed, types of crimes and types of expenses for which compensation was granted, and compensation totals (adjusted to 2014 U.S. dollars). On average, the five most common violent crimes resulting in applications for compensation were sexual abuse of a minor, assault, domestic violence, sexual assault of adults, and homicide. The fact sheet is by Khristy Parker, research professional at the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center.
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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 52 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.