Troopers Get New Leader

Adam Kane, KDLG – Dillingham

Beginning this Friday, Alaska State Troopers will be under new leadership. Alaska Department of Public Safety spokeswoman, Megan Peters says Keith Mallard, a 14-year veteran of the Troopers has been appointed to the top position. Colonel Mallard is a graduate of the FBI national Academy and the DEA Drug Unit Commanders Academy.  Prior to becoming a trooper, Mallard worked as a municipal police officer and a deputy sheriff. Megan Peters says that in his 14 years as a State Trooper, he has served the division in many different assignments.

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