Petersburg Pilot -

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

By Ben Muir 

Former Petersburg cop accused of sexual harassment


September 7, 2017

The Petersburg Police Department was unaware when it hired an officer in 2015 that he had allegedly been fired for sexual harassment from his last position.

The officer would later have an affair with an informant in Petersburg, allegedly, then leave the department for apparent unrelated reasons, only to commit more sexual misconduct at his next post in Washington State.

“We very quickly realized this is not a person we want working in this state,” said Bob Griffiths, the executive director of the Alaska Police Standards Council. “As much as I’d like to identify him, I can’t.”...

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