They patrol hundreds of miles of rugged terrain in bone chilling temperatures. Their "beat" includes an island less than two miles off the coast of Russia. And they fight crime in areas with more bears than bars. They are the Alaska State Troopersan elite law enforcement agency specially trained to serve and protect America's largest state.
With insider access to the force, National Geographic delves into its second season of the popular series Alaska State Troopers. Each episode presents a "day-in-the-life" look at the job. Responding by land, air and seawith backup sometimes days awaythey face danger to protect the people and wildlife of Alaska.