In October 2020, the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission released its 2020 Annual Report. Among the findings, in 2018-2019 Alaska law enforcement referred 621 sex offense cases for prosecution to the Department of Law. However, only 322 referrals were accepted for prosecution as a sex offense. This means that barely 50% of reported sex offenses were accepted for prosecution.
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Alaska Criminal Justice Commission Report Shows Low Prosecution Rate for Sex Offenses
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