Trial set for man charged in deaths of troopers

...also has been charged with misdemeanor assault in another case for allegedly threatening Tanana's unarmed village public safety officer on April 30. That incident is what brought Rich and Johnson from Fairbanks.Both Nathanial and Arvin Kangas...
Alaska adopts 'Silver Alerts' for missing adults

The Alaska Department of Public Safety is implementing a new alert system to help notify the public when a vulnerable or at-risk adult is missing.A "Silver Alert...
Illegal online search leads to trouble

...for allegedly obtaining information from the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN) without authorization...the database run by the State of Alaska Department of Public Safety for law enforcement agencies, prosecutors and DPS employees...
Legislator wants to clarify pot rules

...Alaska, but said the people have spoken and now it's time to move forward."Basically to me it's a matter of public safety," he said Monday.Lynn said the legislation provides a framework for legislators to start discussions dealing with...
JPD welcomes new officers

...29-year-old Juneau resident Scott Nord were sworn in as JPD officers July 14. They recently graduated from the Department of Public Safety police training academy in Sitka, a 15-week long program that trains entry level police officers and troopers for...
My Turn: Rural Governance Commission calls for a new state, tribal relationship

...State of Alaska for opportunities to work together on issues of economic development, education, energy, jobs, public safety, transportation, (and) workforce training." The MOA also calls for officials and representatives to be appointed...
My Turn: Time for Alaska to rise as one

...immediately begin to responsibly reduce state spending and continue to sustain constitutional obligations for education, public safety, health and justice. The transition team meeting in Anchorage through this coming weekend will be the first step...
Alaska Gov.-elect Walker names 4 to key positions

...said.In a statement, Walker also announced he was retaining Gary Folger as the commissioner for the Department of Public Safety.Walker said former University of Alaska Fairbanks vice chancellor Pat Pitney will be his budget director. She replaces...
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations

...Early Development's Mike Hanley; the Department of Environmental Conservation's Larry Hartig; the Department of Public Safety's Gary Folger; and the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities' Patrick Kemp. Hanley, Hartig and Kemp...
Alaska leads nation in rapes per capita

...the third-highest number in the state. Kotzebue Chief of Police Eric Swisher said he used Alaska Department of Public Safety finalized yearly crime stats and counted 34, down from 43 in 2012."As far as why that is, it's many different...


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