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In small Alaska city, Native women say police ignored rapes


September 16, 2019

NOME, Alaska (AP) – Alaska Native women say the Nome Police Department has a history of failing to conduct full investigations on rape complaints.

Nome police data show that from 2008 through 2017 just 8% of calls about sexual assaults against adults resulted in an arrest.


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