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Justice Dept. pledges $10.5M in emergency funds for public safety

U.S. Attorney General William Barr declared a law enforcement emergency in Alaska on June 28. The announcement follows a visit to the state where he saw firsthand how many rural communities have little-to-no public safety presence.

AG Barr says ‘everything is on the table’ to solve Alaska’s public safety crisis

The U.S. Attorney General’s security detail outnumbered the number of village public safety officers in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta — a region roughly the size of Oregon.

‘Enough is enough’: AG Barr hears from Alaska Native leaders about rural justice problems

U.S. Attorney General William Barr is in Alaska this week, learning about law enforcement challenges in rural areas. He declined to comment on the Mueller investigation on Wednesday.