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Recruitment Team prepares for busy spring schedule

The Department of Corrections recruitment team will be active and visible across Alaska this month. “March is Job Fair season,” said Acting Academy Commander and recruitment leader Dan Traxinger. “We will be present individually or as a team at six job fairs or events this month.” Both Correctional Officers and Probation Officers will be taking time out to man the booths. The job fairs and events are as follows:

  • March 16 … Anchorage Job Fair, Dena’ina Center
  • March 17 … Mat-Su Job Fair, Mat-Su College
  • March 18 … Total Force Job Fair, Alaska National Guard Armory, Fort Richardson
  • March 18 … Y-K Delta Job Fair, Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center, Bethel
  • March 19 … Kenai Peninsula Job Fair, Soldotna Sports Center
  • March 31-April 4, Great Alaska Sportsman’s Show, Sullivan/Ben Boeke Arena

Ketchikan Field Office welcomes new Probation Officer


Probation Officer Lindy Henrick was sworn in on February 24 in Ketchikan by the Hon. Trevor N. Stephens in the Ketchikan Superior Court before family, friends and the criminal justice community. Probation Officer Henrick was born and raised in Ketchikan and graduated from Ketchikan High School in 2005 with honors and having earned letters in volleyball, basketball and track & field. Officer Henrick was a Criminal Justice major at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA). During her four years at UAA Officer Henrick attended the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, was a member of the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, and did an independent Water and Crime study. Henrick graduated from UAA in 2009 Magna Cum Laude and immediately began to pursue her Masters in Public Administration through the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS). She expects to complete the program by December.