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Investigators: Suspect tampered with slain troopers' guns

...Rich outside Kangas' home in Tanana, a village of 250 about 130 miles west of Fairbanks.Tanana's unarmed village public safety officer reported April 30 that Arvin Kangas drove without a license and pointed a rifle at him. The Fairbanks-based...
VPSO who Tased Kake kids will not be charged

A Village Public Safety Officer will not be charged with a crime for tasering two boys in Kake who wanted to know what it felt like to be shocked by the device...
Trial set for man charged in deaths of troopers

...also has been charged with misdemeanor assault in another case for allegedly threatening Tanana's unarmed village public safety officer on April 30. That incident is what brought Rich and Johnson from Fairbanks.Both Nathanial and Arvin Kangas...
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...
Juneau DA reviewing VPSO Taser case

The District Attorney's Office in Juneau says it is looking into allegations that a Village Public Safety Officer used a Taser on two boys in Kake upon their request.Juneau District Attorney James Scott said his office is reviewing the case...
Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old

Terrie Ward, a mother of three in Kake, was stunned Wednesday when she learned that a Village Public Safety Officer had shocked her 11-year-old son and another boy with either a Taser or a stun gun after the curious children asked the officer...
Youth public safety training camp in Sitka

...Safety Training Academy from June 9-13 in Sitka. The camp is sponsored by the Alaska State Troopers and the Village Public Safety Officer, to provide an opportunity for youth to learn about public safety careers. The camp is free to attend. Applications...
Man enters not guilty pleas in troopers' deaths

...arrest Kangas' father, Arvin, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported ( A village public safety officer had reported that Arvin Kangas had driven without a license and pointed a rifle at him.Johnson and Rich contacted...
Village plans fundraisers for slain state troopers

...flown to Tanana to arrest Kangas' father. A village public safety officer had reported that Arvin Kangas had driven without...of law enforcement."James Hoelscher, a village public safety officer from Hooper Bay, flew in from more than 500...
School aide charged in vandalism case

...near the city's airport, was an abandoned housing facility.Monroe's alleged actions came to light when village public safety officer Joshua Harville began investigating the theft of about $15,000 in tools from the building this week. Harville...


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