Friday, November 7, 2014

A look at the 6th Annual Women in Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair

Students at the recruitment fair.
The 6th annual Women in Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair sponsored by the Women Police of Alaska (WPA) was held on October 22, 2014 at the UAA Student Union and attracted numerous UAA students interested in law enforcement career opportunities. Attendees had the opportunity to talk to federal, state, and local law enforcement agency representatives. Exhibitors included:

L to r: Andrea Jacobson, Alaska State Troopers, WPA
Board member; APD Det. Michele Logan, WPA President.
  • Alaska Air National Guard
  • Alaska Club
  • Alaska Department of Corrections
  • Alaska State Troopers
  • Anchorage Airport Police and Fire
  • Anchorage Police Department
  • FBI
  • IRS Criminal Investigation
  • Juneau Police Department
  • U.S. Marshals Service
  • Women Police of Alaska

Explosives Detection K-9 "Elvis" from the Anchorage Airport Police & Fire Department attended the event. For photos of K-9 "Elvis" and other participants and attendees, see below.

L to r: Airport Police - Officer Trent Scott and K-9 "Elvis";
Officer Wesley McQuillin; Officer Crystal Miller; and
Sgt. Xavior Brown.

Alaska State Troopers exhibit table.
L to r: Kyndall Jones and Michael Hill, FBI.
L to r: Alaska Department of Corrections Probation Officers
Molly Fortunato, Katie Perry, Rebecca Tuominen, and
Caroline Stevens.

L to r: SSgt. Eric Cox, TSgt. Jessica Deters, Air National Guard.
SSgt. Taylor Jordan, 673rd Security Forces Squadron.
Sue Chambers, IRS Criminal Investigation.
Det. Kim Horn, Juneau Police.
L tor r: Dr. Brad Myrstol, UAA Justice Center, and
Tahnee Conte-Seccareccia, Justice Club president.

L to r: Officer Kristin Moulton and Officer Jill Martin,
Anchorage Police Dept.

The event sponsored by the Women Police of Alaska 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. Danica Bryant, UAA Career Services Center, assisted with the coordination of the event.