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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National Criminal Justice Month

Join us Tuesday, March 21 for a discussion of community policing in Anchorage

Join us Tuesday, March 21 for "A Discussion of Community Policing in Anchorage" — the first of our Justice Club-sponsored events for National Criminal Justice Month 2017.

  • Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
  • Time: 7:00–8:30 PM
  • Location: UAA/APU Consortium Library, LIB 307
  • Admission: Free
The Anchorage Police Department has recently increased community policing efforts, including adding foot patrols in some areas around Anchorage. Come hear the Anchorage Police Department and community leaders discuss current efforts at reducing crime, reducing fear of crime, and improving police-community relations.

Scheduled to appear:

  • Capt. Sean Case, Anchorage Police Department
  • Jamie Boring, Executive Director, Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd.
  • Wanda Green, Immediate Past President, Alaska NAACP

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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@uaa.alaska.edu

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