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Grand jury indicts Selawik man on murder, assault charges

...Cleveland. Investigators say he also fired at a village police officer and others during a standoff.Selawik is a village...took a call of a man in Selawik firing a gun. A village police officer reported the shooter had barricaded himself in...
Groups discuss safety of Alaskan women in a way that we need," she said. "The other issue is that we're not getting adequate funding for the village police officers and the advocates."Dr. Malia Villegas, the director of the NCAI Policy Research Center, said the NCAI's...
Euthanasia for pets - a new concept for the last frontier

...who live in Emmonak, a Yupik Eskimo village at the mouth of the Yukon River 490 miles northwest of Anchorage. Village police officer Abraham Agathluk, 35, who grew up there, said police shoot the animals at the local landfill whenever possible...
Court: Bush cops are good enough

...or weeks for Alaska State Troopers to respond to calls for help, the plaintiffs said. State-paid VPSOs and village police officers are unarmed, undertrained and ill-prepared to deal with life-and-death situations, attorneys said. The...
The great berry heist: Fruit traded for pot

...resident put an ad on the local TV channel. "Please watch your freezers and porches," it said, according to village police officer Stephanie Paul. On Sept. 17, the great berry boosting came to a shocking end: Village police and Alaska State...
Judge to reconsider banishing sexual offender from town

...are ages 15, 14 and 12. The court said Erlich imposed the residence restriction because Kivalina has no in-village police officer and without an officer there was no way to protect the girl from Booth. But the court found that the probation...
Man settles with state in trooper prisoner-abuse case on the important issues at Kevin Patrick was arrested near Bethel in December 2002, accused of assaulting a village police officer with a shovel, escaping from a holding cell during a bathroom break and driving drunk on a snowmobile. Patrick...
Northwest Digest

...Tununak teenagers are accused of firing a shotgun around the village while intoxicated and pointing it at people. Village police officer Richard Lincoln and others wrestled Edward Moses and Clarence James into submission Wednesday night and took them...
3 dead in suicide, homicides in Chefornak

...nearby home. Wiseman's body was found outside his home, hanging from the pipe of his stove-oil tank. A village police officer called troopers in Bethel at about 8 a.m. to report Wiseman's death. While the village officer was still...
New VPSO trades in Hawaiian sandals for Alaskan Xtratufs

...oceans. I am an ocean type of guy." Morrison was class valedictorian of last week's graduation of 38 new Village Police Officers (VPOs), Tribal Police Officers (TPOs) and Village Public Safety Officers (VPSOs) from VPO Academy No...


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