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Alaska Editorial: Conversations about Alaska alcohol abuse, DUI issues is overdue

...alcohol, to the point that it's a good deal more surprising to see one that doesn't than ones that do.Law enforcement officers, the judicial system, and the Legislature have taken measures that have helped reduce drunken driving. Stiffer...
Slain Alaska troopers remembered in memorial

FAIRBANKS - Law enforcement officers from as far away as Florida on Saturday mourned the loss of two Alaska state troopers killed earlier this month in a remote village...
Sitka officer retires after 27 years

...I've been extremely fortunate to work with. I have a lot of respect for him: he's the epitome of what a law enforcement officer should be."At the same time, Schmitt said he understands Allen's desire to move on. "He's done his time...
2 names added to New Mexico officers memorial

ANCHORAGE - The names of two men killed in the line of duty will be added Thursday to the Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Artesia, N.M.Those honored will be Manokotak village public safety officer Thomas Madole and...
Two Alaska State Troopers killed

...Thomas Madole was added to the Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Artesia, N.M.Madole was shot...Alaska Native village.Before Thursday, 64 law enforcement officers had been killed in the line of duty since 1897...
Where's the fire?

...include investigators from municipal and city fire departments, police departments, state fire marshals, federal law enforcement officers, and even investigators from insurance companies."It's just a big group of everyone throughout Alaska who...
Kodiak raises money for the families of slain state troopers

...death was a severe blow to all of us throughout Alaska and the law enforcement community. There are many other law enforcement officers who are grieving through this time period," he added.Law enforcement families face additional emotional and...
Woman walks for help after bear attack

...The bear attacked her, defending her babies, seeing her as a threat," said Mark Sledge, senior conservation law enforcement officer at the base.The bear knocked down the woman and took at least one swipe at her. Officials still haven't interviewed...
Slain troopers to be honored at Juneau ceremonies

Every May, law enforcement officers in Juneau gather at the Evergreen Cemetery gravesite of Richard J. Adair to honor fallen officers during National Police Week...
Man, 19, shot troopers from behind jumpsuit, was escorted by officers into the court. Every seat was full, and the walls were lined with law enforcement officers of several agencies as Kangas faced his charges. Officers hugged and consoled each other at the hearing, the...


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