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Alaska Criminal Justice Commission

The Alaska Criminal Justice Commission was created by the Alaska State Legislature when Governor Sean Parnell signed SB 64 into law. The Commission, which consists of fourteen members, has a sunset date of July 1, 2021. The Commission shall evaluate and make recommendations to improve criminal laws and practices, keeping in mind the goals of enhancing public safety, offender rehabilitation, victim restitution and reducing costs. The Commission may recommend legislative or administrative action to the Legislature and to the Governor. The Commission had its first meeting on September 22, 2014. Staffing is provided by the Alaska Judicial Council.

For questions regarding the Alaska Criminial Justice Commission, please contact Barbara Dunham at

(907) 279-2526; bdunham@ajc.state.ak.us

**COVID-19 Update**

Due to the ongoing crisis, all Alaska Criminal Justice Commission meetings will be conducted via teleconference or Zoom for the foreseeable future. We encourage Commission members and members of the public to continue to participate in our meetings.

Our teleconference number is 1-800-768-2983. If you wish to attend a meeting, please contact Barbara Dunham at (907) 279-2526 ext. 18 or bdunham@ajc.state.ak.us for access information.


Upcoming Commission Meetings, Workgroup Meetings, and Listening Sessions

*Meetings and Workgroups will be on Zoom only unless otherwise specified. Please contact Barbara Dunham at 279-2526 ext. 18 or bdunham@ajc.state.ak.us for details.


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