New Director of Alaska Wildlife Troopers

    JUNEAU, Alaska (KINY) - A new director of the Alaska Wildlife Troopers is on the job. Colonel Steve Hall assumed those duties as of the start of the state's fiscal year July 1.

    Word on the appointment came this week from Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan.

    Colonel Hall began his law enforcement career with the department as a member of the recruitment class that graduated from the Public Safety Academy in 1993.

    Following his graduation, he was posted in Kodiak with the Division of Fish and Wildlife Protection.  In 1998, he transferred to the Division of Alaska State Troopers and worked as a patrol trooper in Kodiak.

    Hall went on to serve as a corporal at the Public Safety Academy in Sitka and as commander of "A" Detachment in Juneau.

    He was promoted to Captain in November 2013 and transferred to Anchorage where he was the Southern Detachment Commander for the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, previously the Fish and Wildlife Protection Division.   

    Colonel Hall has also been a firearms instructor with the Department for more than 20 years. He  represented the Division of Alaska Wildlife Troopers with the Board of Fisheries and managed the Division’s Vessel Section.

     

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