Juneau Police Department Police Chief Ed Mercer speaks about his job at the Juneau Police Station on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Police Department Police Chief Ed Mercer speaks about his job at the Juneau Police Station on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

JPD chief reappointed to Alaska Police Standards Council

Chief Mercer will serve another four year term on the board.

Juneau Police Department Chief Ed Mercer was reappointed to the Alaska Police Standards Council for a four year term, a press release from the office of the governor announced today.

The release announced the appointments to Alaska state boards and commissions, including six other Juneau positions. Jen Winkelman, director of the Department of Corrections’ Division of Probation and Parole, was also reappointed to the board for a four year term.

The APSC oversees the certification of officers, the funding and training in place at police academies and departments, funding for specialized training, and help performing psychological exams and polygraph testing for smaller police departments.

2020 Census Alaska Complete Count Commission

  • Liz Brooks – Juneau
    • Term: 8/30/19 – 6/30/21

Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

  • Renda Heimbigner – Juneau
    • Term: 9/30/19 – 7/1/23

Alaska Police Standards Council

  • Ed Mercer – Juneau (reappointment)
    • Term: 3/1/20 – 3/1/24
  • Jennifer Winkelman – Juneau (reappointment)
    • Term: 3/1/20 – 3/1/24

Marine Transportation Advisory Board

  • Robert Venables – Juneau (reappointment)
    • Term: 9/30/19 -9/12/22

Statewide Independent Living Council

  • Lisa Morley – Juneau (reappointment)
    • Term: 10/21/19 – 10/1/23
  • Jim Kreatschman – Juneau (reappointment)
    • Term: 10/21/19 – 10/1/23

• Contact reporter Michael S. Lockett at 757-621-1197 or mlockett@juneauempire.com.

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