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Manhunt intensifies for fugitive in Kentucky, Tennessee

...Cumberland County, which borders Tennessee.The school district said security was boosted, with an increased law enforcement presence.Schools also were open Thursday in Robertson County, Tennessee. District spokesman Jim Bellis said schools...
Nation and World
Prosecutor: Worker discussed having inmates kill husband

...had been reduced from more than 800 earlier in the week to more than 600 Wednesday. In Dannemora, the heavy law enforcement presence prevalent for more than a week all but disappeared by Tuesday, and roadblocks surrounding the town were gone...
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VPSO who Tased Kake kids will not be charged

...raised voices, went outside to investigate and found out what happened.Kake's two VPSOs provide the only law enforcement presence in the village, located about 100 miles south of Juneau. The town police department closed in 2009 as Kake's...
Officials eye new ways to add to village safety officers

...accessible only by air or water and aren't connected to a road system. Dozens of small communities have no law enforcement presence at all.Village officers don't carry guns but do have other equipment such as Tasers, said Beth Ipsen, a...
Angoon to get local law enforcement officer Angoon that can't afford to run their own police departments, village public safety officers are a local law enforcement presence that takes some of the burden off troopers who patrol scores of roadless villages. Angoon's public safety...
Council: More courts for Southeast?

...hard to swallow." Many Native villages that are trying to set up tribal courts have no state judicial or law-enforcement presence, he said. Tribal courts can save the state money by intervening early in people's problems, he added...
Parnell unveils $11B spending plan

...will be available for those who need it, when it wasn't before. "These were villages that didn't have any law enforcement presence whatsoever," he said. Parnell promised to advance the state's development by building roads to resources and...
A closer look at the 2011 state budget

...47 to 86, she said. "The goal is to have a trooper, police officer or VPSO in every community that wants a law enforcement presence," she said. There's also $3.2 million to combat domestic violence and sexual assault, and new efforts...
Poll finds baseline stats for domestic violence in Alaska

...including funding that Parnell said put village public safety officers in communities that did not have any law enforcement presence and what he called greater access to counseling services and shelters for abused women. The governor is seeking...
Attack on new Angoon public safety officer doesn't change his view of Alaska

...Ray said. "And (alcohol) is ruining a lot of people's lives." Angoon had been without a permanent law enforcement presence since February, when the community lost its only police officer. Juneau-based state troopers became the primary...


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