Alaska State Troopers (KNOM file photo)

In Alaska, many communities are only accessible by boat or air. That presents a challenge for ensuring public safety when back-up or help could be hours away. The Anchorage Daily News reports 1 in 3 Alaska villages lacks adequate law enforcement. We’ll discuss how to ensure the safety of all Alaskans, both on and off the road system on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori TownsendGUESTS:

Kyle Hopkins, reporter, Anchorage Daily NewsAmanda Price, Commissioner of Public Safety, State of AlaskaEly Cyrus, City Administrator, City of Kiana

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by email, RSS or podcast.
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