justice system employment
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Village Police Officers (VPO)
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AbstractThe Winter 2005 issue of the Alaska Justice Forum focuses on bush justice in Alaska, with a description of the work of the Alaska Rural Justice and Law Enforcement Commission, a review of past studies on improving public safety in rural areas of the state, and a bibliography of reports relevant to the Village Public Safety Officer (VPSO) program. An additional article presents figures on the over $62 million in grant funds from the federal Office of Community Policing Services (COPS) received by Alaska police agencies since 1994.
Table of Contents"Rural Justice and Law Enforcement Commission" / "Improving Public Safety in Rural Alaska: A Review of Past Studies" by Justin Roberts / "Studies, Reports, and Documents Relevant to the VPSO Program" (bibliography) compiled by Justin Roberts and the Justice Center / "COPS Funds in Alaska"
SourceAlaska Justice Forum
PublisherJustice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage
CitationAlaska Justice Forum 21(4), Winter 2005
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