Two WPD officers make trip to Ketchikan for training
September 3, 2020
Two members of the Wrangell Police Department made a four-day trip to Ketchikan last week for some training, according to city officials. The trip raised some questions, as the city has an ongoing moratorium for employees traveling outside of Wrangell during the COVID-19 pandemic. The trip was made with the full awareness of the borough assembly, it is reported, and an exception for the travel ban exists for public safety training.
Chief Tom Radke said that Officers Connor Philips and Nick Pearson made the trip for training on interviewing and interrogation techniques. It was a course for...