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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/illegal-online-search-leads-trouble
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-17/legislator-wants-clarify-pot-rules
State
Two men accused of sexually abusing teen

...Defender Timothy Ayer said he would reserve bail arguments for a later date, but said he doubted Graves poses a threat to public safety."Mr. Graves does not have a criminal history, and it doesn't sound like this was violent from the state's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/two-men-accused-sexually-abusing-teen
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/alaska-adopts-silver-alerts-missing-adu
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-14/alaska-leads-nation-rapes-capita
State
Manokotak man convicted of killing VPSO

FAIARBANKS - A Manokotak (man-oh-KOH'-tak) man has been convicted of killing a village public safety officer in 2013.KTVF-TV reported a Dillingham jury late Tuesday afternoon convicted 44-year-old Leroy Dick Jr. of first-degree...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-12/manokotak-man-convicted-killing-vpso
State
NTSB: Pilot decisions caused State Troopers copter to crash

...increased the risk and affected his decisions, the NTSB said.The board also placed blame on the Alaska Department of Public Safety for having a "punitive culture." The board said the department's internal investigation of a previous accident...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-05/ntsb-pilot-decisions-caused-state-troop
State
NTSB: Pilot decisions caused Alaska copter crash

...increased the risk and affected his decisions, the NTSB said.The board also placed blame on the Alaska Department of Public Safety for having a "punitive culture." The board said the department's internal investigation of a previous accident...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-05/ntsb-pilot-decisions-caused-alaska-copt
State
Former Seattle police chief advocates legal pot

...represents minutia in the field of public safety and law enforcement."On Thursday...think are well established in public safety and social justice."For critics...that we have in the interest of public safety and personal freedom a wonderful...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/former-seattle-police-chief-advocates-l
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Nov. 10, 2014

...Mel Nading and trooper Tage Toll flew into a blizzard to rescue snowmachiner Carl Ober. "The Alaska Department of Public Safety had a punitive safety culture that impeded a free flow of safety related information and impaired the organization's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-10/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-n
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