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.

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

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Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS)

Alaska Victimization Survey results show that 1 in 3 women in Alaska have experienced stalking

Stalking estimates from the 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey, released on January 17, 2017, describe the number of women in Alaska who have experienced stalking in their lifetimes and in the past years. Findings include:

  • 1 in 3 women in Alaska have experienced stalking in their lifetime.
  • 1 in 17 have experienced stalking in the past year.
  • More than 80,800 women in Alaska have experienced stalking in their lifetime.
  • More than 15,300 have experienced stalking in the past year.

The 2015 survey also showed that stalking was particularly common among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence.

  • Among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence in their lifetime, 50% (more than 66,800) were also stalked in their lifetime.
  • Among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence in the past year, 27% (more than 5,800) were also stalked in the past year.

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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@uaa.alaska.edu

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