The AJSAC Fact Sheet publication series addresses various crime and criminal justice topics each month. To receive an electronic copy of the Fact Sheet, email Dr. Brad Myrstol, Director.

2016

SJS 2013-2014 COVERAlaska Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Case Processing Project: Descriptive Analysis of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Incidents Closed by Alaska State Troopers: 2008–2011
The report authors are Brad Myrstol, Ph.D., and Khristy Parker, M.P.A., of the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center.

 


DJJ referrals coverJuvenile Justice Referrals and Charges in Alaska, FY 2006–2015 — Fact Sheet 16-02
Presents data on the number of referrals and charges, and unique individuals referred to the Alaska Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) during FY 2006–2015.




cover 16-01Alaska Trauma Registry: Trauma Admissions Involving Alcohol or Illegal Drugs, 2014Fact Sheet 16-01
Presents data on trauma admissions to Alaska hospitals in 2014. The Fact Sheet focuses on demographics of patients with trauma admissions, as well as the number of trauma admissions involving alcohol or illegal drugs.




2015

15-04Alaska Department of Corrections: Post-conviction Incarcerated Population, 2005-2014Fact Sheet 15-04
Presents data on post-conviction incarcerated populations in the Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC) from 2005–2014. The Fact Sheet focuses on post-conviction incarcerated populations by crime classifications and crime categories overall and within gender. 



Presents data on institutional populations in the Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC) from 2005-2014, focusing on pretrial and post-conviction populations and rates, by gender. Probation, parole, and non-criminal hold (as per AS 47.37.170) populations are excluded from this report.




Presents data on admissions to, and confined populations in, the Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC) from 2004-2013, focusing on incarcerated populations and rates, in both in-state and out-of-state facilities, as well as populations and rates in special supervision programs such as Community Residential Centers (CRCs) and electronic monitoring (EM).



cover_15-01Violent Crimes Compensation Board Claims: FY 2004 –FY 2014 Fact Sheet 15-01

Presents data from the Alaska Violent Crimes Compensation Board (VCCB) on claims made and compensation granted to victims of violent crime for state fiscal years 2004–2014. The fact sheet presents data on new claims filed, types of crimes and types of expenses for which compensation was granted, and compensation totals (adjusted to 2014 U.S. dollars).



2014

cover_14-03Arrests for Drug Offenses in Alaska: 2000-2011Fact Sheet 14-03 [Revised 19 Sep 2014]
Presents data for 2000–2011 on arrests for drug offenses made by Alaska police agencies. The fact sheet presents drug offense arrest information for both adults and juveniles, including number of drug offense arrests, drug offense arrests as a percentage of all arrests, drug offense arrest rate, and drug offense types.
REVISION NOTE: This fact sheet was revised following notification from Alaska Department of Public Safety (DPS) of incomplete data reported for 2012 in Crime in Alaska. This notification precipitated the exclusion of 2012 data from the fact sheet. The title of this fact sheet has changed to reflect the change in data used.
cover_14-02State and Local Law Enforcement Personnel in Alaska: 1982–2012 Fact Sheet 14-02
Presents data for 1982–2012 on state and local law enforcement personnel in Alaska, including size of law enforcement agencies by number of employed personnel, police-citizen ratio, ratio of sworn officers to civilian employees, and employment of women as sworn officers.

 

cover_14-01Burglary in Alaska: 1985–2012Fact Sheet 14-01

Presents data for 1985–2012 on the property crime of burglary, including burglary rates, time and place of occurrence, and the value of property stolen during burglaries reported to police. 




2013

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Arrests for Violent Crimes in Alaska, 1980-2012 — Fact Sheet 13-12

This fact sheet has been removed from the website for revision.
The Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJSAC) has been informed by the Alaska Department of Public Safety (DPS) that the UCR arrest data that had been published in Crime in Alaska (2012) were incorrect due to incomplete data submissions for 2012. DPS has since made note of these data issues in the Crime in Alaska (2012) publication, available at: http://dps.alaska.gov/statewide/docs/UCR/UCR_2012.pdf.


cover_13-11Firearm Use in Violent Crime in the U.S. and Alaska, 1985-2012Fact Sheet 13-11
Presents national and statewide statistics from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports program on the use of firearms in the commission of three violent crimes — homicide (murder and nonnegligent manslaughter), robbery, and aggravated assault — in the U.S. and Alaska from 1985 to 2012. Data on the use of knives and other cutting instruments, strong-arm tactics, and other weapons in the commission of these crimes are also presented.




Presents juvenile justice statistics from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) for state fiscal years FY 2003 to FY 2013. The data presented includes the number of unique juveniles referred to DJJ, referrals made to DJJ by law enforcement, charges by class and offense type, and demographic data of juveniles in the system. This report focuses on the Probation component of DJJ (which also processes intake) for the period FY03-FY13.


Presents data on arrests for drug offenses made by Alaska police agencies for the period 2000 through 2011. The report presents drug offense arrest information for both adults and juveniles for the 12-year period, including number of drug offense arrests, drug offense arrests as a percentage of all arrests, drug offense arrest rate, and drug offense types.


 

Presents data on driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI) arrests made by Alaska police agencies for the period 2000 through 2011. The report describes overall rates of arrest for DUI/DWI during the 12-year period, as well as DUI/DWI arrest rates by major law enforcement agency, by sex, and by race.



The report presents data on operating budgets enacted by the Alaska Legislature for six key criminal justice agencies from state fiscal years 2001 to 2013. These agencies include the Department of Corrections, Department of Public Safety, Alaska Court System, Division of Juvenile Justice, Criminal Divison of the Department of Law, and Legal and Advocacy Services within the Department of Administration (including the Office of Public Advocacy, the Public Defender Agency, and the Violent Crimes Compensation Board).


The report presents data on the adult probation/parole population under Alaska Department of Corrections supervision for the period 2002–2012, and briefly describes how probation and parole operate in Alaska

 




The report examines the composition of felony case filings (person, property, drug, or "other" cases) and the final disposition of felony cases. For the 8-year period examined, only 2.9% of felony cases proceeded to trial.




This issue presents data on cases filed in Alaska's trial courts (Superior Court and District Court) during state fiscal years 2005–2012. Data were extracted from Alaska Court System annual statistical reports. The report examines data on case filings, caseloads, and types of cases filed in Superior and District courts.


The report examines data on assaults on police including rates of assault, percentage of assaults resulting in injury, weapons used in assaults, and officers killed in the line of duty (1960–2011).

 


This report looks at the number of sworn police officers and civilian employees in law enforcement agencies in Alaska, the ratio of sworn police officers to civilian employees, the number of female sworn police officers in law enforcement, and  presents comparisons with national data. 




cover_13-01Violent Crime Arrests in AlaskaFact Sheet 13-01

Presented in this Fact Sheet are violent crime arrest data for the period 1980-2011.  The data were extracted from the Alaska Department of Public Safety's annual report Crime in Alaska. Arrest trend data for Part I violent crimes (murder/non-negligent homicide, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault) are presented in the aggregate and for each offense category. Age, sex, and racial group membership information for those arrested by Alaska law enforcement in 2011 are also presented.

 

 

2012

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Firearm Use in Violent Crime in the U.S. and Alaska, 1980-2011Fact Sheet 12-01

Presented in this Fact Sheet issue are national and statewide statistics on the prevalence of murder in the U.S. and Alaska from 1980 to 2011, as well as data on the use of firearms in murders (both for the U.S. as a whole, and Alaska), aggravated assaults (Alaska only), and robberies (Alaska only) over the same period.