Drop everything and read this. Lawless: At least one in three Alaska villages has no local law enforcement. Sexual abuse runs rampant, public safety resources are scarce, and Governor Mike Dunleavy wants to cut the budget. By ⁦⁩ ⁦
Alaskan villages have some of the highest sexual assault rates in the U.S. but one in three have no police. Almost all of these communities are primarily Alaska Native.
This is a staggering story. At least one in three Alaska villages lacks any law enforcement. Rape & child sexual abuse are common. follows Annie Reed, her Arctic community's lone police officer, who has zero resources & can't call for backup
This is one of those pieces where you think the sentence you're reading is the most shocking thing you've ever heard, then *BAM* the very next sentence is just as shocking. This is so important