SB 91 and its effects on crime rates

Goose Creek Prison. Photo by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA - Anchorage.
Goose Creek Prison. (Photo by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage)

In 2016, the state legislature passed Senate Bill 91 — an omnibus criminal justice reform bill. Now, just over a year later, some are blaming the law for increases in crime and calling for its repeal. Join us for Talk of Alaska as we explore what SB 91 actually does, and what factors could be influencing crime rates in the state.

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HOST: Anne Hillman


  • Brad Myrstol – associate proffesor at UAA Justice Center
  • Greg Razo – Criminal Justice Commission
  • Susanne DiPietro – Alaska Judicial Council
  • Jahna Lindemuth – Attorney General
  • Clint Campion – Anchorage District Attorney
  • Statewide callers 

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

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Anne Hillman is the healthy communities editor at Alaska Public Media and a host of Hometown, Alaska. Reach her at Read more about Anne here.

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