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Three JPD officers graduate from academy today

...will graduate from the Alaska Public Safety Training Academy in Sitka today...class of 17, the Department of Public Safety announced by email Thursday afternoon...state troopers and two Village Public Safety Officers, as well as officers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-13/three-jpd-officers-graduate-academy-tod
Local
Mat-Su paper files complaint against trooper

...complaint with the Department of Public Safety after an Alaska State Trooper...News reported.The Department of Public Safety is investigating.According to...card hours later.Department of Public Safety Col. James Cockrell declined...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-08/mat-su-paper-files-complaint-against-tr
State
Anchorage mayor says police recruitment a priority

...a campaign promise to improve public safety, partially through police recruitment...for its people is provide for public safety," said Berkowitz. "We have...undertaken in the past."The public safety budget will increase by $5 million...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-01/anchorage-mayor-says-police-recruitment
State
Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...screening procedures to ensure public safety. The Republican sent a letter...those fleeing violence but that public safety is the top priority.VERMONT...Virginia's governor says his public safety team is communicating with federal...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-17/wary-governors-halt-question
Nation and World
Report: Big problems in DOC

...perhaps be a nationwide search," for a permanent replacement, Walker said.Monegan had served as commissioner of public safety under Gov. Sarah Palin until his July 2008 dismissal amid controversy. A subsequent report found Monegan's dismissal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-16/report-big-problems-doc
State
FBI will take lead in Sitka Taser probe

...encouraged" through a directive from Schmitt, and Alaska Public Safety Training Academy Commander Chad Goeden said the technique...Hoogendorn came from New Mexico and was not trained at the Public Safety Academy. That officer also had a history with a previous...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-18/fbi-will-take-lead-sitka-taser-probe
Local
My Turn: Don't wait for Alaska to crash

...run out and when that happens, it would be great to have saved enough to help pay for education, transportation, public safety and all the other things that define a civilized society. I know this because I worked for former Gov. Jay Hammond...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-15/my-turn-dont-wait-alaska-crash
Opinion
New class of Village Public Safety Officers graduates

The largest class of Village Public Safety Officers in recent history graduated from the Public Safety Academy in Sitka on Friday in...lifetime of daily acts. Village Public Safety Officers are those kinds of heroes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031311/loc_798946145.shtml
News
Department of Public Safety looking at changes for VPSOs on guns

JUNEAU - The Department of Public Safety is investigating what changes...the state were to allow Village Public Safety Offers to regularly carry firearms...community; it's an overall public safety position in the community...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-17/department-public-safety-looking-change
State
Public Safety discusses budget proposal for next year

JUNEAU - Alaska's Department of Public Safety is proposing to cut 24 permanent full-time positions, though an official said no layoffs are planned for the affected workers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-04/public-safety-discusses-budget-proposal
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