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Parnell names acting Public Safety commissioner

JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed the director of the Alaska State Troopers as acting Public Safety commissioner.Col. Keith Mallard will take over for Joe Masters, who last month announced his resignation...
Photo: Christening of a new patrol boat

...breaking a champagne bottle to christen the Enforcer, a new patrol boat for the Alaska Department of Public Safety Division of Alaska State Troopers. Clapping on the right is Col. Julia Grimes, director of the Alaska State Troopers.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

The event is being sponsored by the Children's Ministry at the First Church of God. All proceeds will go to missions for the ``Children of Promise.'' To donate a Ty Beanie Baby, call Flora Tornquist at 789-0206 and leave a message, or call the First Church of God at 789-9314.
Anderson sentenced to five years

Former state Rep. Tom Anderson helped the FBI investigate a half dozen other cases of suspected public corruption in Alaska.
Alaska editorial: This must change

The following editorial first appeared in the Anchorage Daily News:
Officer's remains, honor flag arrive in Juneau

The remains of slain Hoonah police officers Anthony Wallace and Matthew Tokuoka, along with the U.S. Honor Flag, landed at Juneau International Airport from Anchorage at noon Tuesday.
Two Hoonah police officers shot, killed; suspect barricaded

Two Hoonah police officers were killed Saturday night in Hoonah, according to a press release issued by the Alaska State Troopers' office.
Community briefs
Early release for ex-Alaska state Rep. Anderson

...with Anderson, filed for divorce from him last year. Anderson's father, also named Tom, is a former director of the Alaska State Troopers. The minimum security work camp in Oregon has housed other figures convicted in Alaska's political corruption...
Knowles appoints Godfrey public safety commissioner

The new state commissioner of public safety says his department is underfunded by at least $10 million.


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