Sitka Police Chief Jeff Ankerfelt (right) was named to the Alaska Marijuana Control Board on May 24. Ankerfelt is the subject of a lawsuit filed this week against the department by current officer Ryan Silva. (Courtesy Photo | Sitka Police Department)

Sitka Police Chief Jeff Ankerfelt (right) was named to the Alaska Marijuana Control Board on May 24. Ankerfelt is the subject of a lawsuit filed this week against the department by current officer Ryan Silva. (Courtesy Photo | Sitka Police Department)

Sitka officer files lawsuit alleging police department punished him for speaking out

Legal complaint lists secret purchase of automatic weapons, cover-up of assault, harassment

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