Friday, December 21, 2012

A look back at the 2012 Women in Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair - see our slideshow

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Law Enforcement officers - l to r: Terry Robson and Kelly Modla - speak to
students about career opportunities.
The 4th annual Women in Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair sponsored by the Women Police of Alaska (WPA) was held on October 24, 2012 and attracted numerous UAA students and non-students interested in law enforcement career opportunities. Women, and also a number of men, attended the fair to talk to federal and state law enforcement agency representatives from the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Alaska Air National Guard Security Forces,  Anchorage Police Department, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Law Enforcement, Alaska State Troopers, IRS Criminal Investigation Division, U.S. Marshals Service, Alaska Department of Corrections, and the Women Police of Alaska.

Explosives Detection K-9 "MacDuff" of the U.S. Marshal Service also attended the fair.  For a photo of "MacDuff" and other participants and attendees, see the slideshow below.

The event was presented with the support of the Alaska State Troopers, the Alaska Association of Chiefs of Police, and the UAA Justice Center. Dr. Brad Myrstol was the faculty liaison for this program.