Anchorage Commissioner of Public Safety John Franklin giving welcoming comments at the 1985 IAWP Conference in Anchorage. Shirley (Warner) Gifford, conference coordinator, is seated. Commissioner Franklin made it possible to obtain seed money for the organization of the charter member of IAWP, the Women Police of Alaska. Unfortunately, Commissioner Franklin died soon after his retirement and never saw that happen.

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