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Grand jury indicts Selawik man on murder, assault charges

...Wade Cleveland. Investigators say he also fired at a village police officer and others during a standoff.Selawik is...6 took a call of a man in Selawik firing a gun. A village police officer reported the shooter had barricaded himself...
New VPSO trades in Hawaiian sandals for Alaskan Xtratufs

...warm 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...
Ex-officer charged with bootlegging

ANCHORAGE - A former Noorvik village police officer was arrested last week on bootlegging to pay for the alcohol. Outwater, 41, was a village police officer between April 2006 and December 2007. His...
Spay and neuter campaign targets rural dog numbers

...places where veterinary care is lacking.Last year, the health corporation investigated 73 bites in western Alaska. Village police kill countless stray dogs each year.Alaska Native Rural Veterinary Inc. covers travel and other costs for the spay-and-neuter...
Groups discuss safety of Alaskan women

...supporting us 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...
Preliminary report released in plane crash that killed 4

...reported position on Hageland Aviation's flight-following software and launched a search.Alaska State Troopers, village police and a local search and rescue team began searching by snowmobile, car and truck but were hampered by fog. Additional...
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...
Man settles with state in trooper prisoner-abuse case

...Sound off 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...
Parnell calls for more law presence in villages

...said he wants a greater and more meaningful law enforcement presence in the villages, where only 52 of the 71 funded Village Police Safety Officer positions are currently filled. Parnell called for greater cooperation between the state and communities...
The great berry heist: Fruit traded for pot

...Schierholt, Emmonak's acting village police supervisor. At the height of...porches," it said, according to village police officer Stephanie Paul. On Sept...boosting came to a shocking end: Village police and Alaska State Troopers busted...


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