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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 after five years...
Pot puppies get pink slip

...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 malinois...
State | AK legislature
Budget proposal could ground some aircraft

...Howell, director of the department's Division of Administrative Services, said by email.In an interview, Public Safety Commissioner Gary Folger said that if the money isn't added, the department likely would have to rely more on its search...
State | AK legislature
Retired public safety commissioner killed

...35th wedding anniversary . . . These are the memories that will sustain us through this ordeal." Godfrey was public safety commissioner from August 2000 to June of this year. Before that he was director of the Alaska State Troopers. Godfrey joined...
New public safety commissioner resigns

Public Safety Commissioner Chuck Kopp resigned Friday, just two weeks after being named to the job. The resignation came one day after Gov. Sarah Palin...
Gov. Sarah Palin names new public safety commissioner

...Sarah Palin has named Doyon security chief and 24-year law enforcement veteran Joseph Masters as her new public safety commissioner. Masters spent 20 years with the Department of Public Safety, including work supervising trooper recruitment...
Kopp takes job as legislative aide

...briefly served as former Gov. Sarah Palin's public safety commissioner, is working as a legislative aide to Republican...a former Kenai police chief, was appointed public safety commissioner by Palin following her controversial firing...
Help make our roads safer this summer

...Facilities Commissioner and the Department of Public Safety Commissioner, we know the long days of daylight inevitably...Facilities Commissioner Marc Luiken Department of Public Safety Commissioner Joe Masters
Troopergate expands into workers comp

...Palin's controversial decision to fire her public safety commissioner may not present the same risks for her vice-presidential...compensation system. Palin in July replaced Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan, who had not fired Trooper Mike...
Village safety a priority for state's new top cop

The state's new public safety commissioner said bullets whizzed his way just once person. One solution suggested by former Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan would have made the village public...


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