Reporting Abuse

In the event that you suspect or have been told that a child or vulnerable adult has been abused, or you are aware of the viewing or possessing child pornography, it is important that you contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. Bringing the matter to light is a step toward healing.

IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 911

How to make a report?

  • Call your local law enforcement agency as soon as possible OR
  • Alaska State Troopers:
    • Anchorage Detachment—907-269-5511
      (Anchorage, Eagle River, Cooper Landing, Cordova, Dillingham, Girdwood, Homer, Kenai, Kodiak, Naknek, Ninilchik, Seward, Soldotna, Unalaska)
    • Palmer Detachment—907-745-2131
      (Big Lake, Glenallen, Palmer, Talkeetna, Trapper Creek, Valdez, Wasilla, Willow)

If the abuse has been perpetrated by clergy or other church personnel, contact the Archdiocesan Safe Environment Director, Jenny Michaelson at 907-297-7736.

Catholic Bishops Abuse Reporting System (CBAR)

The Catholic Bishops Abuse Reporting System has been established to receive reports of sexual abuse and related misconduct by bishops.

ReportBishopAbuse.org or call 1-800-276-1562.

Click on the link for more information: Additional Information on CBAR

Who to Call for Assistance and Support?

Additional Resources

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