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 thirteen members, has a limited term ending on 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; email@example.com