A Discussion of Community Policing in Anchorage

National Criminal Justice Month

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The Anchorage Police Department has recently increased community policing efforts, including adding foot patrols in some areas around Anchorage. Anchorage Police Department and community leaders discussed current efforts at reducing crime, reducing fear of crime, and improving police-community relations. The free public event was held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the UAA/APU Consortium Library on the campus of University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) and was sponsored by the UAA Justice Center and UAA Justice Club.

Read about it

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UAA Justice Center blog
March 28, 2017

Panelists

  • Capt. Sean Case, Anchorage Police Department
  • Mayor Ethan Berkowitz, Municipality of Anchorage
  • Sgt. Brian Williams, Anchorage Police Department Employees Association
  • Jamie Boring, Executive Director, Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd.
  • Nora Morse, Special Assistant to Mayor Ethan Berkowitz
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Event panelists (left to right:) Nora Morse, special assistant to the mayor, Capt. Sean Case of Anchorage Police Department, Sgt. Brian Williams, president of the Anchorage Police Department Employees Association, and Mayor Ethan Berkowitz discuss community policing.