September 13 Hometown Hero

The hometown hero for September 13 was chosen after being highlighted by the anchorage police department.

Officer Matt Jensen is the school resource officer assigned to Clark middle school, Begich middle school, mt. View elementary, Tyson elementary, Wonder Park elementary, Ptarmigan elementary and Nunaka valley elementary.

Officer Jensen is from Ogden, Utah. He has been a police officer for 16 years, and has been with APD for 14 years. This will be ofc. Jensen’s sixth school year at Clark and Begich.

He loves camping and traveling with his family. His favorite food is his wife’s cooking. If you see officer Jensen in the hallways, ask him about those falcons and snow leopards…. He says they are the best middle schoolers in the district!