Report: At Least 14 Alaska Cities Have Officers with Records

42 tribal and city police officers have rap sheets that would prevent them from being hired by the Anchorage Police Department and its urban peers, as Alaska state troopers, or even as private security guards most anywhere else in the United States.

  • Published 22 July 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — At least 14 cities in Alaska have employed police officers whose criminal records should have prevented them from being hired under state law, the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica reported. The news organizations said they found more than 34 officers who should have been ineligible for these jobs. In all but three cases, the police hires were never reported by the city governments to the state's Department of Public Safety, as… Read at AP News