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    VPSO Thomas O. Madole

    VPSO's are often the only law enforcement presence in Alaska villages. They have minimal training and are not armed with firearms. Yet they are first responders doing a lot of what you and I do, on their own.

    The Village Public Safety Officer in the western Alaska village of Manokotak was shot and killed on Tuesday, and 42-year-old man is in custody, according to Alaska State Troopers.The VPSO was identified by troopers as Thomas O. Madole, 54. He's one of two VPSOs in the village and had been assigned to the village since August 2011, troopers said.
    VPSO shot and killed in Bristol Bay village; suspect held | Crime | ADN.com
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    It still kills me that they don't allow those officers to arm themselves.


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    Rest easy VPSO Madole

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    Damn. RIP. Condolences to the family.
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    Rest in peace, Ofc. Madole. Condolences to family, friends and colleagues.
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    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

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    For the morning will come. Brightly will it shine on the brave and true, kindly upon all who suffer for the cause, glorious upon the tombs of heroes. Thus will shine the dawn.

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