Interview with William R. Nix

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dc.identifier.citation Conn, Stephen. (1973). Interview with William R. Nix. Uncorrected transcript of taped interview. Stephen Conn Papers. Anchorage, AK: Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage. en_US
dc.description This is an uncorrected transcript of a taped interview. It contains occasional misspellings and lacunae. / Prior to working as magistrate coordinator with the Alaska Court System, William R. Nix was a law enforcement officer from 1955 to 1972 (Alaska State Troopers 1959–1972), serving in a number of posts throughout both rural and urban Alaska; and later served as Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Public Safety from 1979 to 1982 during the administration of Gov. Jay Hammond. en_US
dc.description.abstract William R. Nix, magistrate supervisor with the Alaska Court System and former an Alaska State Trooper, was interviewed in 1973 about law enforcement in bush Alaska during the early years of Alaska statehood; the relationships between Alaska State Troopers, village councils, magisrates of the Alaska Court System, and district attorneys in regional hubs; bail decisions for accused offenders; and the difficulties of establishing and maintaining a fair and equitable justice system in the predominately Alaska Native villages of rural Alaska. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage en_US
dc.source Stephen Conn Papers en_US
dc.subject Alaska Court System en_US
dc.subject Alaska Natives en_US
dc.subject Alaska State Troopers en_US
dc.subject bail en_US
dc.subject bush justice en_US
dc.subject law enforcement en_US
dc.subject magistrates en_US
dc.subject rural justice en_US
dc.subject village councils en_US
dc.title Interview with William R. Nix en_US
dc.type Other en_US

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