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Domestic violence prevention dollars deleted

The group of legislators responsible for negotiating the final version of the state operating budget set eight state department budgets Monday. Its agreements included the elimination of $1.5 million left for Choose Respect programs.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-14
State | AK legislature
State Troopers cold-case unit faces elimination

...000 a year if the cold-case unit is cut, the Alaska Dispatch News reported.Gov. Bill Walker asked the Department of Public Safety, of which the troopers are a part, and other state agencies to identify potential cuts. The department's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-10/state-troopers-cold-case-unit-faces-eli
State | AK legislature
Alaska State Troopers cold-case unit faces elimination

...cold-case unit is cut, the Alaska Dispatch News newspaper in Anchorage reported.Gov. Bill Walker asked the Department of Public Safety, of which the troopers are a part, and other state agencies to identify potential cuts. The department's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/alaska-state-troopers-cold-case-unit-fa
State
Will Indiana law force 2016 women's Final Four to relocate?

INDIANAPOLIS - As pressure builds for repeal or revision of Indiana's new religious objection law, the NCAA faces a decision about whether to call for next year's women's Final Four to find a new venue.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-02/will-indiana-law-force-2016-womens-fin
Sports
Wilderness Safety Challenge coming to Juneau

Ever wonder what you would do if your boat flipped over in the middle of the Gastineau Channel? Or if your friend got frostbite on a winter camping trip in the backcountry? Or if your float plane crashed in the middle of nowhere?If so, there's a class for that. A free course on backcountry safety and wilderness survival tips, called the Wilderness Safety Challenge and hosted by the North American Outdoor Institute and the Alaska Avalanche Information Center, will be held in Juneau next month.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-27/wilderness-safety-challenge-coming-june
Local
'Choose Respect' funding cut hours after rally

...going on.Just hours after the Choose Respect speeches, song and dance, a Senate Finance subcommittee on the Department of Public Safety cut the $1.5 million earmarked for the Choose Respect program Walker had transferred from the governor's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/choose-respect-funding-cut-hours-after-
State | Local | AK legislature
House discusses backlog of untested sexual assault kits

...assault.It's unknown how many kits have been collected but not analyzed. Tarr's bill would direct the state Department of Public Safety to work with local law enforcement entities to prepare a report on those kits, and develop a plan to get them...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-26/house-discusses-backlog-untested-sexual
State
Utah police officers suspended for bikini video shoot

...without pay over a risque video shoot featuring bikini-clad women firing high-powered weapons.The Utah Department of Public Safety imposed the discipline in December on Rob Wilkinson, a Utah Highway Patrol sergeant, and Justin Hansen, a...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/utah-police-officers-suspended-bikini
Not For Web
Public Safety discusses budget proposal for next year

JUNEAU - Alaska's Department of Public Safety is proposing to cut 24 permanent full-time positions, though an official said no layoffs are planned for the affected workers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-04/public-safety-discusses-budget-proposal
State | AK legislature
Pot puppies get pink slip

...can't be un-trained to track one of the litany of drugs they were originally conditioned to sniff out, Department of Public Safety Commissioner Gary Folger said during a House Finance subcommittee meeting Thursday.The Troopers' 10 Belgian...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-30/pot-puppies-get-pink-slip
State | AK legislature

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