Justice Center

We are a teaching and research unit offering academic programs in Justice and Legal Studies. Our faculty are engaged in cutting-edge research in justice issues including the courts, corrections, policing, recidivism, violence against women, and substance abuse.

Learn more about the Justice Center.

Our vision: Leading Alaska toward a safer, healthier, and more just society.

www.uaa.alaska.edu/justice

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The Importance of “Time” in Analysis

Video tutorial on the importance of "time" in interpreting crime statistics

Dr. Brad Myrstol, interim Justice Center director, provides a tutorial on interpreting crime statistics that demonstrates the importance of “time” in any analysis of trends.

> See the video and transcript.

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Our mission

The UAA Justice Center, established by the Alaska legislature in 1975, has a mandate to provide statewide justice‐related education, research, and service. The Justice Center is an interdisciplinary unit that provides undergraduate, graduate, and professional education; conducts research in the areas of crime, law, and justice; and provides service to government units, justice agencies, and community organizations throughout urban and rural Alaska to promote a safe, healthy, and just society.

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Justice Center
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
United States
Tel: (907) 786-1810
Fax: (907) 786-7777
E-mail:  uaa.justice@alaska.edu

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