Alaska Statutes.
Title 33. Probation, Prisons, and Prisoners
Chapter 30. Prison Facilities and Prisoners
Section 91. Designation of Programs.
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AS 33.30.091. Designation of Programs.

Except as provided in AS 33.30.111 and 33.30.161, the commissioner may assign a prisoner committed to the commissioner's custody to a program established under AS 33.30.011 (3) considering

(1) safeguards to the public;

(2) the prospects for the prisoner's rehabilitation;

(3) the availability of program and facility space;

(4) the prospect of future judicial proceedings requiring the presence of the prisoner;

(5) the nature and circumstances of the offense for which the prisoner was sentenced;

(6) the needs of the prisoner as determined by a classification committee and any recommendations made by the sentencing court;

(7) the record of convictions of the prisoner with particular emphasis on crimes specified in AS 11.41;

(8) the use of drugs or alcohol by the prisoner;

(9) the length of the prisoner's sentence; and

(10) other criteria considered appropriate by the commissioner, including experimental evaluation of correctional programs that are consistent with protection of the public and reformation of the prisoner.

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