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Kasaan's West named VPSO of the year

In rural Alaska, it's not uncommon for one person - the Village Public Safety Officer - to handle law enforcement and emergency medical services, serve as fire chief or, when needed, help raise a totem pole. Kasaan's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/kasaans-west-named-vpso-year
Local
Tlingit, Haida sign agreement with state

...already existing relationships in areas of family and social services and public safety, including the Village Public Safety Officer program (which is run by CCTHITA in Southeast Alaska), Temporary Aid for Needy Families and children's services...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/tlingit-haida-sign-agreement-state
Local
Village officer firearm training could begin soon

...training for Alaska village public safety officers could begin as early as January...quarterly meeting with village public safety officer contractors, Wallner said...shooting of Manokotak Village Public Safety Officer Thomas Madole."Our board...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-01/village-officer-firearm-training-could-
State
Kuskokwim ice not thick enough for auto travel

...reports the river ice is melting enough that conditions could be dangerous for heavy vehicles.Kwethluk village public safety officer Max Olick says the river is not safe enough for autos, and he urged caution when people are traveling.If people...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/kuskokwim-ice-not-thick-enough-auto-tra
State
In Alaska village, banishment helps keep peace

...authority over law enforcement, beyond an unarmed public safety officer, Kendall-Miller said. State troopers are flown...license and pointed a gun at the unarmed village public safety officer, investigators said. He called Alaska State Troopers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-20/alaska-village-banishment-helps-keep-pe
State
Man enters not guilty pleas in troopers' deaths

...Kangas' father, Arvin, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported (http://is.gd/n61DF4). A village public safety officer had reported that Arvin Kangas had driven without a license and pointed a rifle at him.Johnson and Rich contacted...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-15/man-enters-not-guilty-pleas-troopers-de
State
Village plans fundraisers for slain state troopers

...Kangas' father. A village public safety officer had reported that Arvin Kangas...rotation of troopers and village public safety officers. Many of the 240 residents...James Hoelscher, a village public safety officer from Hooper Bay, flew in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-11/village-plans-fundraisers-slain-state-t
State
Slain Alaska troopers remembered in memorial

...Johnson and Rich had flown to Tanana, 130 miles west of Fairbanks, to arrest Kangas' father, Arvin. A village public safety officer had reported that Arvin Kangas had driven without a license and pointed a rifle at him.Johnson and Rich contacted...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-11
State
School aide charged in vandalism case

...the city's airport, was an abandoned housing facility.Monroe's alleged actions came to light when village public safety officer Joshua Harville began investigating the theft of about $15,000 in tools from the building this week. Harville...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-08/school-aide-charged-vandalism-case
State
Council banishes 2 in village were troopers died

...Kangas, 58. He was to be arrested on charges of driving without a license and threatening the village's unarmed public safety officer by pointing a shotgun at him.Investigators say the officers scuffled with Arvin Kangas inside his home as they...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-08/council-banishes-2-village-were-trooper
State

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