Friday, October 9, 2015

Dr. Payne attends reauthorization ceremony for the Anchorage Community Police Relations Task Force

Dr. Troy Payne, Justice faculty, and a member of the Anchorage Community Police Relations Task Force (ACPRTF), joined other ACPRTF members at the September 22 reauthorization ceremony for the task force. The event was held in Mayor Ethan Berkowitz's office.

Since its establishment in 1981, the task force has operated successfully in its role as a liaison between the ethnic minority community and the Anchorage Police Department (APD).  It continues to provide a forum for input and constructive dialogue between Anchorage community members and the APD.

Front row: ACPRTF members - Dr. Troy Payne, Antonio Anderson, Kevin McGee; Mayor Berkowitz;
ACPRTF Chair Rev.William Greene and Vice Chair Pastor Victor Marbury.
Back row: APD Deputy Chief Myron Fanning, newly appointed APD Chief Chris Tolley, Anchorage Equal Rights Commission Director Pam Basler, and Anchorage Equal Rights Commission Intake and Outreach Coordinator Stephanie Horvat.