Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Justice Center affiliate faculty Dr. Wood interviewed by Anchorage Daily News about village public safety officers

Dr. Darryl Wood, Justice Center affiliate faculty, and faculty at Washington State University Vancouver, was interviewed for the recent Anchorage Daily News article, "Officials eye new ways to add to safety officers." The article by Becky Bohrer, published in hard copy February 11 and online February 15, discusses Governor Parnell's efforts to increase safety in rural Alaska, and looks at some of the issues involving recruitment and retention of Village Public Safety Officers (VPSOs).

Dr. Wood has researched a number of aspects of the VPSO program.  His work includes includes:

For a copy of the research above, you can also contact Dr. Wood at