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Empire Editorial: Alaska's prison system is killing Alaskans Alaska's prisons.Joseph Murphy's last minutes are recounted in the report released Monday by a pair of special investigators appointed by Gov. Bill Walker. The investigators' report is damning. It finds comprehensive problems and mistakes...
Report: Big problems in DOC

...broken system," said Dean Williams, one of two special investigators appointed by Walker in August.By phone...features prominently in the final report.The other special investigator was former FBI agent Joe Hanlon, who...
State releases over 4,000 email pages in National Guard case

...provided before November's election. In many cases the department removed redactions from those records, she said.The department in late May plans to release the results of a special investigator's report on the case, she said.
3 things to watch in the Legislature

...with the Legislature to lay the foundation for an effective bill. But he said it's also important to see what a special investigator tasked with looking into the guard issue has to say - a public report from the investigator isn't expected until...
My Turn: Widespread abuse stems from attitude

...for related documents made it easy to suspect he was hiding something. Soon after taking office, Walker hired a special investigator to examine the allegations within the Guard. Retired Superior Court Judge Patricia Collins was also asked to determine...
My Turn: National Guard reform is on the way

...Guard appointments, the governor had taken action by appointing former Superior Court Judge Patricia Collins as a special investigator. Since many rapes, sexual assaults and cases of fraud weren't investigated adequately - or at all in the past...
Ex-acting adjutant general to retire from National Guard

...race.Since taking office, Walker's administration has named retired state court judge Patricia Collins as a special investigator to look into allegations of sexual abuse or harassment by National Guard members. Collins also has been asked...
Lawmakers to scrutinize budget, pot and Medicaid

...Alaska National Guard overshadowed last year's gubernatorial race. The Walker administration plans to hire a special investigator to look into the issue. Legislative hearings are also expected.MarijuanaVoters in November approved legalizing...
Special investigator will look into Guard allegations

JUNEAU - Alaska's new attorney general is in the process of hiring a special investigator to look into the handling of sexual assault complaints within the Alaska National Guard, Department of Law spokeswoman Cori Mills...
Empire Editorial: Legislature has a duty to investigate Guard scandal

...wants the Legislature to hold hearings on the Guard's past indiscretions, and also said she'd call for a special investigator to look into the allegations that until recently were shrouded in secrecy. This is the right move and deserves...


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