Juneau, AK (KINY) - Bryan Schroder has been sworn in as the United States Attorney for the District of Alaska; he was also appointed to serve on the Attorney General's Advisory Committee.
Schroder made a statement via a press release:
“I’m honored to have been selected as U.S. Attorney for the District of Alaska. Every day, the staff of the U.S. Attorney’s Office works diligently to protect the people of this state, and the resources of the United States. I am proud to have been their colleague for the past 12 years, and am excited to continue working with them as we move forward. I also look forward to continuing the essential working relationships with our federal, state, and local law enforcement partners. Finally, I want to thank my family and friends. I would not be here today without their support.”
Schroder was nominated by President Trump on July 21st of 2017 and confirmed by the US Senate on November 9th. He oversees a staff of 49 employees, including 24 attorneys and 25 non-attorney support personnel. The office is responsible for prosecuting federal crimes in the district, including crimes related to terrorism, public corruption, child exploitation, firearms, and narcotics. The office also defends the United States in civil cases and collects debts owed to the United States.