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Correctional Officers form Honor Guard for CO Jansson

On Friday May 4 Correctional Officers formed an honor guard at the Palmer Central Office to give tribute to CO Merian Jansson who’d passed away April 27. After working as an administrative clerk at Palmer Correctional Center, Jansson became a Correctional Officer in 1999. The honor guard was organized through the efforts of Department of Corrections Training Academy. Chaplain Burt McQueen of the Anchorage Police Department and the Alaska Correctional Officers Association.