Dr. Allan Barnes, Director of the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Unit within the Justice Center at UAA, accepted an appointment to a national task force assembled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Through a series of meetings in spring 1995, the task force consulted on the future of the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data and assembled a strategic plan for the archive.
Task force members also included Professor William Bailey of Cleveland State
University; Professor Gary LaFree of the
University of New Mexico; Professor James
Fox of Northeastern University; Dr. Joel
Garner of Washington, D.C.; Dr. Elizabeth
Martin of the Bureau of the Census; Professor Wesley Skogan of Northwestern University; Robert Tinari of the Bureau of the Census; and Professor Franklin Zimring of the University of California Law School.