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On February 24, 2015 recreational use of Marijuana will be legal in the State of Alaska under certain regulations. "Know Your Grow" aims to inform citizens and visitors of the Municipality of Anchorage of what they can and cannot do with marijuana within the municipality. It is still illegal to buy or sell marijuana in the Municipality of Anchorage. The State of Alaska and the Municipality of Anchorage will continue to develop laws and regulations on the production, sale, and use of marijuana. Please check this website for regulation updates.
APD Hosting WSHNA Negotiators Conference
The Anchorage Police Department will be hosting the 29th Annual Western States Hostage Negotiators' Conference April 28, 2015 to May 1, 2015. For more information, the conference schedule, and how to register please click here.
New Year Message from APD Chief Mew
"The photograph to the right is one of my favorites. My daughter gave me a framed copy of it over the holidays, and today I was proud to hang it in my office. I have thought a lot about this image in the last couple of weeks, and a lot about policing in America as it is presently portrayed..." Read more here
Photograph by William C. Beall, Washington Daily News, 1957
A Night on Patrol
Officer Barry Hetlet provides a glimps of what he sees as a mid-shift patrol officer with the Anchorage Police Department in this segment of Alcohol & Me from the Anchorage Daily News.
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