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Wildlife officers to get new uniforms, but not new duties

...Public Safety's Fish and Wildlife Protection and Alaska State Trooper divisions. But Public Safety Commissioner Bill Tandeske said the uniform change does not mean the agency has reorganized. Once distinguished by brown uniforms, fish and...
State moves ahead on buying jet to be used by Murkowski

...released a request for proposals. The notice says the state intends to award a contract by July 19. Commissioner Bill Tandeske said Thursday the state is primarily interested in a jet, although officials also will look at proposals for a King...
State may use terror funds for governor's jet

...of the two airplanes frequently used by Gov. Frank Murkowski with a jet. Department of Public Safety Commissioner Bill Tandeske said a jet would be cheaper to operate than the state's propeller-driven planes and would allow for a faster response...
Governor cuts prisoner transportation program funds

...but the parties' intent to a contract matters as much as what is on paper," he said. Public Safety Commissioner Bill Tandeske said the contract is between the city and the Department of Corrections, but Judicial Services is under his department...
Legislators prod governor to ditch jet

...your staff around the state," Gara and French wrote. The governor's office referred questions about the letter to Bill Tandeske, the state public safety commissioner. Tandeske said the state doesn't hold public hearings when it purchases other...
Homeland Security rejects Murkowski jet

...saying the state failed to meet the required parameters. "In this case, no means no," Public Safety Commissioner Bill Tandeske said Wednesday evening. "It's a dead issue now. We may not agree with the premise for the denial, but we accept...
Governor's jet plane is on the way

The state Department of Public Safety has completed the purchase of a $2.6 million jet, and Commissioner Bill Tandeske says he expects the aircraft to be brought to Alaska by Tuesday. The 1984 Westwind II is to be put to immediate use...
Trooper held on 11 criminal charges

...a very difficult day for us when we have to announce we've arrested one of our own," Public Safety Commissioner Bill Tandeske said at a news conference here. Tandeske and other public safety officials said they knew of no other past case involving...
Thank you

...Department of Public Safety, we wish all Alaskans safe and happy holidays. Mike Barton Commissioner of Transportation Bill Tandeske Commissioner of Public Safety ... to those who offered help, support, and to Bartlett Hospital Our family wishes...
Murkowski names public safety boss

Bill Tandeske is the new commissioner of the state Department of Public Safety. Tandeske will oversee state law enforcement agencies, including...


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