From Kyle Hopkins in Anchorage --
Sen. Hollis French just announced that there's now a tip line you can call to help with the Legislature's investigation into the firing of former Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan.
The number is 264-6617.
I called and hung up before the beep, hearing this short message from the investigator: "Hi this is Steve Branchflower, thank you for calling. Please leave your information ..."
Here's the press release:
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Branchflower Establishes Tip Line for Monegan
Special Counsel Asks Public to Call in With Information
(ANCHORAGE) – Today Steve Branchflower, Special Counsel to the Legislative Council, Alaska State Legislature, activated a tip line for Alaskans with information that could help the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the firing of former Alaska Department of Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan.
The tip line number is 907-264-6617
Callers will hear a brief recorded greeting from Mr. Branchflower with an invitation to leave information.
Mr. Branchflower served the State of Alaska for more than 20 years as an Assistant District Attorney prosecuting violent offenders. He was also the first Director for the state Office of Victims’ Rights. In 2002, Branchflower conducted a study of the Municipality of Anchorage’s 911 system. It provided a roadmap for improving the city’s emergency response capabilities.
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