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Trooper Times

High school students competed March 19-20 to be Alaska’s representative in the national criminal justice Skills USA contest that evaluates competitors on professionalism in the field of law enforcement or public security. During competition at Anchorage’s King Career Center, three teams collected evidence during a crime scene investigation contest and two students went through different scenarios during the criminal justice portion of the two-day competition. Most of the students competing got their knowledge from classes offered through Anchorage-based King Career Center’s Public Safety and Security program. Like other technical and vocational programs at the center that expose students of career skills, students experience certain aspects of a career in law enforcement or security. Read Full Story