Alaskas budget woes and the effects on public safety

9 Sep 2019 admin

first_imgBudget cuts are creating stress for communities trying to keep their citizens safe with fewer dollars for law enforcement. In a state with staggering statistics for violence and sexual assault, how can municipalities, cities, and villages keep the peace amid jail closures, fewer troopers and local police.Download AudioHOST: Lori TownsendGUEST:James Cockrell, director, Alaska State TroopersEthan Berkowitz, mayor, Municipality of AnchorageCaptain Andrew Merrill, Alaska State TroopersPARTICIPATE:Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).Send email to talk [at] alaskapublic [dot] org (comments may be read on air)Call 550-8422 in Anchorage or 1-800-478-8255 if you’re outside Anchorage during the live broadcastLIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by e-mail, RSS or podcast.TALK OF ALASKA ARCHIVElast_img

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