Report: Homicide rate against women and girls in Alaska three times national average

As the city of Kotzebue prepares to bury a 10-year-old girl on Saturday, a newly released study by the Violence Policy Center shows that throughout the country more than 1,800 women were murdered by men in 2016. The report says Alaska has the highest rates of women killed by men.

The recent Crime in Alaska Felony Level Sex Offenses Report, which documents all of 2017, shows Western Alaska had the highest rate of felony sex offenses over the past few years. Some rates are double that of statewide incidence.

Alaska’s military communities now have a key advocate on Capitol Hill Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) is taking over an important Senate subcommittee that keeps an eye on bases and personnel. The senator says he has his sights set on bolstering the Last Frontier.

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