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Alaska's First Investigator Focused on Missing and Murdered Indigenous People is a Veteran of the Troopers

 

Anne Sears, who is the first Alaska Native woman to serve as an Alaska state trooper, retired after 22 years. (Photo/Alaska State Troopers via Facebook)

The state of Alaska's first investigator focused specifically on missing and murdered Indigenous people has been on the job for about three weeks now, working on cases and sorting out how the new position will function.

Anne Sears, who had been retired after 22 years in law enforcement, was the first Alaska Native woman to serve as an Alaska State Trooper.

This story was originally published by Alaska Public Media and is republished by Native News Online with permission.

https://nativenewsonline.net/currents/alaska-s-first-investigator-focused-on-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-people-is-a-veteran-of-the-troopers

 

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