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The Lowdown — Friday, April 10, 2020

On today’s edition of The Lowdown, we hear from law enforcement about changes to the way they are operating to limit exposure between officers and the public. We also talk about how law enforcement is supporting the emergency response activities in Kodiak. Our guests on today’s show are Kodiak Police Chief Tim Putney, Alaska State Trooper Daniel Blizzard and Captain …

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Law enforcement shift protocols to limit exposure between public and personnel

Kodiak’s law enforcement teams have shifted protocols since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tim Putney, chief of Kodiak Police, says they’ve suspended foot patrols and stopped doing traffic stops for minor infractions like a missed turn signal. Officers are also decontaminating patrol cars every time they have to transport someone, and using N-95 masks whenever possible when interacting with …

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Coast Guard Base Kodiak gets new and improved aircraft

New HC130-J. (Photo by Kayla Desroches / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak just received the first of five newer, more technologically advanced aircraft. The HC-130J replaces the HC-130H that the Coast Guard base Kodiak has been operating since the 80s. Each model J costs a total of $85 million dollars, and the fixed-wing aircraft assists in dropping …

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