14 Cities in Alaska Employ Police Officers With Disqualifying Criminal Records: Report

Jul 21, 2019 - Time Magazine

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — At least 14 cities in Alaska have employed police officers whose criminal records should have prevented them from being hired under state law, the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica reported Saturday.

The news organizations said they found more than 34 officers who should have been ineligible for these jobs. In all but three cases, the police hires were never reported by the city governments to the state’s Department of Public Safety, as required, the Daily News ...