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Anthony Rollins, accused serial rapist, found guilty on 18 of 20 charges

After five days of deliberation, today the jury in the trial of Anthony Rollins, former Anchorage Police Department officer accused of sexually assaulting multiple women while on duty and in uniform, found him guilty on 18 of the 20 charges … Continue reading

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Rollins trial, day 12: Jury hears closing arguments

My tweets today were a mix of Rollins trial & Valentine’s Day.  Today in Anchorage Superior Court, closing arguments were heard in the case, and then it went to the jury.  We might hear a verdict as early as Tuesday.  … Continue reading

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Rollins trial, day 11: Rollins claims he’s a sinner, but not a rapist

Today in court, cross-examination of Anthony Rollins, the former Anchorage Police Department officer accused of serial rape while on the job, concluded. Rollins continued to claim that any sexual contact he had with alleged victims was consensual in nature. Rther … Continue reading

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Rollins trial, day 10: Rollins takes the stand

Wednesday, February 9  at the trial of Anthony Rollins: before a packed courtroom, the ex-Anchorage Police Department officer accused of serial rape while on-duty took the stand in his own defense. Cross-examination by the prosecution is expected to resume on … Continue reading

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Rollins trial, day 9: State rests its case, defense calls first witnesses

Once again the trial of Anthony Rollins — the former Anchorage Police Department cop accused of serial rape — was livetweeted by Grace Jang and photographer Ken Fankhauser of KTVA Channel 11 News. Once again, I didn’t do much retweeting, … Continue reading

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Rollins trial, day 8: State calls Internal Affairs investigator

Once again the trial of Anthony Rollins, the former Anchorage Police Department cop accused of serial rape — was livetweeted by Grace Jang and photographer Ken Fankhauser of KTVA Channel 11 News. Once again, I didn’t do much retweeting, so … Continue reading

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Rollins trial, day 6: 5th & 6th alleged victims testify

Today Christine Kim of KTUU Channel 2 News joined Grace Jang of KTVA Channel 11 News and photographer Ken Fankhauser in livetweeting the Anthony Rollins trial.  And they tweeted a lot! — giving a very clear picture of what was … Continue reading

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Why I’m following the trial of alleged serial rapist Anthony Rollins

Anthony Rollins: the ex-APD officer now on trial accused of sexually assaulting multiple women while on-duty. A friend asked me why I had such strong interest in Rollins’ trial. Here’s my answer. Continue reading

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Rollins trial, day 1: Stats on violence against women in Alaska as Rollins trial begins

My two big items today, the subject of most of my tweets (or retweets), both had to do with sexual violence in Alaska. One. Baseline stats from the 2010 Alaska Victimization Survey on the victimization of women by sexual assault … Continue reading

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How to be a friend to an accused serial rapist

Accused serial rapist Anthony Rollins is an Anchorage police officer whose alleged crimes were perpetrated against at least 6 women while he was on duty. Members of his church, Lighthouse Christian Fellowship, are packing the court in droves. Are they helping him face the consequences of any crimes he committed? Or are they merely showing up in Christianist solidarity? Continue reading

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