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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New scholarship for UAA Justice, Legal Studies, & Paralegal Studies students — Feb. 15 deadline

New Anchorage Police Citizen Academy Alumni Association Scholarship for students enrolled at UAA in Bachelor of Arts in Justice or Legal Studies or Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies. $1,000 per academic year (minimum). Students must be residents of Alaska and have a 2.0 GPA. The deadline for applying is February 15, 2018. Go to https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/financial-aid/scholarships/

(logo) Anchorage Police Citizen Academy Alumni Association (APCAAA)Anchorage Police Citizen Academy Alumni Association (APCAAA) is a non-profit voluntary organization of interested Academy graduates who join to promote and improve community relations, provide continuing education, increase community involvement, and assist and support the Anchorage Police Department.

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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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