HB287 & SB231

Village Public Safety Officer Grants House: HB287 Sponsor(s): REPRESENTATIVES KOPP, Edgmon, Shaw, Zulkosky, Lincoln, Foster Senate: SB231  SENATORS OLSON, Bishop, Hoffman, Stedman, Gray-Jackson, Stevens, Revak, Kawasaki, Geissel TCC’s Stance: Support Bill Status: HB287 – (H) TRB-> (H) JUD SB231 – (S) STA-> (S) FIN Bill Resources: Letter of Support   An Act requiring background investigations of village public safety officer …

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Resolution 2018-10: Alaskan Tribal Communities Deserve Public Safety, Justice and Adequate Services

WHEREAS, Tanana Chiefs Conference advocates for safe communities across Alaska. Rural villages have often been left out of adequate law enforcement, judicial resources, and subsequent services for decades. With the state fiscal crisis, recently there has been a reduction in rural troopers, village public safety officers, prosecutors and state magistrates as well as funding to provide adequate health and mental health …

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Resolution 2019-04: Improve Public Safety in Rural Alaska

WHEREAS, Native people were systematically disenfranchised by colonization and as a result suffer from historical trauma, which can exacerbate the prevalence of substance abuse, alcoholism, and violence in traditionally healthy Native communities; and WHEREAS,  Native people were systematically disenfranchised by colonization and as a result suffer from historical trauma, which can exacerbate the prevalence of substance abuse, alcoholism, and violence …

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