Refine Search

What others say: State should revisit, debate strengthening Public Records Act

...organizations made a public records request in 2008 for emails Gov. Sarah Palin sent relating to the dismissal of Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan. Despite significant public outcry, the emails weren't released until nearly three years later...
Troopers identify victims of helicopter crash

...ownership of a duplicate, at a cost of $3.2 million, in June. It was to have been based in Fairbanks, said Public Safety Commissioner Joseph Master.The troopers were on a mission Saturday to rescue Ober, who called authorities to say he had...
Studded tire deadline extended

...Alaska drivers will be able to drive on all roads with studded tires until May 1, Joseph Masters, department of public safety commissioner, determined in an emergency order issued Tuesday. April 15 is the normal deadline to remove studded tires...
New crime lab a necessity

...streets and providing jobs. This investment in Alaska's safety and security is worth making now. Department of Public Safety Commissioner Joseph Masters has spent 28 years in law enforcement including positions as a Village Police Officer, Village...
Patti Godfrey recovering from gunshot wounds

...44-caliber Magnum revolver believed to have been used in the shootings was found near Brand's body. Godfrey was public safety commissioner from August 2000 to June of this year. Before that he was director of the Alaska State Troopers. Godfrey joined...
Judge backs state's rural law enforcement

...the Bush, the state's lawyers responded. The late Glenn Godfrey, a Native then serving as the state's Public Safety Commissioner, testified at the trial that the VPSO program had become an international model. He acknowledged, however...
Concealed carry bill narrowly passes House

...check with fingerprints and complete a firearms safety course. About 15,000 Alaskans have permits. Deputy Public Safety Commissioner Del Smith said of 39 states that have concealed handgun programs, 17 have less restrictive standards than Alaska...
Let's all do our part to end deaths on the road

...and picnics. But as the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Commissioner and the Department of Public Safety Commissioner, we know the long days of daylight inevitably mean more deaths on the road. There are more traffic deaths...
Help prevent deaths on the road

...and picnics. But as the Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Commissioner and the Department of Public Safety Commissioner, the long days of daylight enviably mean more deaths on the road.We aren't going to tell you something...
VPSO candidates difficult to find

...receives regular annual raises, he said. There's also plenty of potential for advancement. Current Alaska Public Safety Commissioner Joseph A. Masters started his career as a Village Public Safety Officer, Knopke said. In general, Knopke...


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback