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Voices of Alaska: More support needed for victims of sex trafficking

...challenges we've faced recently here in Alaska, which have little to do with how we define our worth.Last year a woman dialed 911 in Anchorage and reported that she had been a victim of sex trafficking. When the Alaska Bureau of Investigations' Special...
ACS approved for E911 tariff

The borough may have to pay an extra tax for 911 address listings for Alaska Communications customers in the future...from the Regulatory Commission to impose tariffs for Enhanced 911 listings for its customers across the state earlier in October...
Local law enforcement talks big picture with national public safety broadband plan

...representatives explored the future of public safety at Wednesday's 911 Advisory Board meeting at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Emergency...are we're going to work with FirstNet and have it go."The 911 Advisory Board will meet again on Nov. 18 at the Emergency Response...
Assembly asked to raise 911 taxes

...the Kenai Peninsula Borough's enhanced 911 emergency phone service, the assembly Tuesday...the mayor's plan to increase the monthly 911 tax by 30 cents. The current borough tax...100 percent of the expense to operate the 911 program. Though previous budgets have not...
Assembly raises 911 tax

...Kenai Borough Assembly Tuesday raised the 911 tax charged on area phone bills by 30 cents...100 percent of the expense to operate the 911 program. Though previous budgets have not collected all of the 911 tax allowed, Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor...
911 dispatch reorganization on hold

...Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday stalled plans to combine 911 dispatch services by moving current state employees to the borough...said. Before the changes on the state side, borough and state 911 employees that work together in the call center were on separate...
Evidence argued in Cooper Landing murder case

...that Vermillion had acted in self defense and that his calls to 911 and initial interviews showed that."He tried to kill me...said as he read from the transcript of one of Vermillion's 911 calls. "I reacted. I reacted." The hearing concluded with...
Lamar Odom's spiral leaves ex-NBA star fighting for his life

...after spending four days at the Love Ranch, a legal Nevada brothel.Odom started "throwing up all kinds of stuff" after a 911 operator told them to turn him on his side, Love Ranch owner Dennis Hof told The Associated Press in a phone interview. Odom...
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Bear involved in mauling found dead

...away, Marsh said. Then, he helped Gregory Matthews down to the shoreline about a half mile away, where a fisherman called 911. Gregory Matthews is still recovering at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna, Marsh said, and told investigators he saw...
911 locator system on line

...Peninsula Borough announced on Wednesday a new 911 wireless calling system that will give 911 call takers the ability to locate the area a wireless call is coming from. The enhanced 911 system, also known as phase II wireless, is now...


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