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Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old enforcement. Alaska began using the VPSO program in the late 1970s since it can take days for trained law enforcement officers to respond to emergencies in remote rural communities that cannot afford full-time officers.The citizens...
Legislators file first round of bills

...R-Anchorage, wants to establish an Alaska Law Enforcement Officers' Day through HB 43.All pre-filed legislation is...HB 43 - Rep. Lynn - Establishes Alaska Law Enforcement Officers' Day.? HB 44 - Rep. Millett - Requires public schools...
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Pot symposium in Colorado draws Alaska officials

FAIRBANKS - A Colorado symposium on how the state has dealt with legalized marijuana will draw Alaska law enforcement officers and public officials preparing for pot sales.At least a dozen Alaska officials will attend the three-day...
Militia head seeks delay in federal appeal

...federal counts. Besides conspiracy to kill federal law enforcement officers, he was convicted of solicitation to commit...militia group, planning to kidnap or kill two law enforcement officers if Cox were arrested or killed.The 9th U...
More 'Shop with a Cop' families covered but donations still needed family's expenses.Every year, APOA "adopts" families with young children selected by school staff or law enforcement officers and takes the children shopping to ensure they and their family members have presents under the tree to open...
Age appropriate?

...a police officer who shows the shocking "before and after" mugshots of meth addicts.Ling also interviews a law enforcement officer in Portland who demonstrates how accessible the drug is in America; it can be made with common household supplies...
My Turn: Support children and celebrate their strengths

...practices in child maltreatment. Specifically, the ChildFirst training is designed for investigative teams of law enforcement officers, social workers, prosecutors, child protection attorneys and forensic interviewers.The University of Alaska...
Former Seattle police chief advocates legal pot

...Peace Officers Association. Together, their total membership includes more than 1,000 retired and active law enforcement officers."Out of all of our members ... there was not a single person who said 'No, we should support this...
Wide coalition forms to oppose pot legalization

...proposition who point to backing from some individual groups of parents, members of both political parties and former law enforcement officers, say concerns on this and other issues are overblown."Marijuana is already here. Approximately 15 to 18...
FBI detains man suspected of calling in threats

...and the FBI.He says a man called a police dispatcher and said the next airplane to take off would blow up.Law enforcement officers using cellphone towers tracked the location of the call.Airport police and Anchorage police located a suspect...


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