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Issue Position: Public Safety

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*This session I called on the administration to make 2011 the "Year of Public Safety." As a result the state has undertaken a powerful initiative to reduce the intolerable incidence of domestic violence and sexual abuse in our communities.

*Improved traffic safety enforcement on the Seward and Glenn Highways.

*Provided Fire Department rescue equipment for Eagle River and Girdwood.

*Reinforced the Anchorage Police Department with equipment and training.

*Empowered municipalities to improve Emergency 911 services.

*Provided community development and fire station funding for Hope and Eagle River.

*Relieved court backlog by adding six new judges to put the bad guys in jail and keep them there.

*Fought domestic violence by sponsoring legislation making strangulation a felony offense.

*Made Alaska's sexual offender penalties the toughest in the nation.


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