Nome at a glance
Population by race and Hispanic origin
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Full-time law enforcement staff, Nome Police DepartmentThis information is currently unavailable.
|Amount||Start and end dates||Recipient and description||Awarding agency||CFDA program||Type|
|NOME, CITY OF CHP||Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions||16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants||Prime|
We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $750,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.
In March 2022, Nome local officials reached a $750,000 settlement with Clarice “Bun” Hardy, an Iñupiaq woman, who was sexually assaulted in March 2017 by an assailant who was not charged due to the police department’s mishandling of the case. The settlement also included an apology issued by the City of Nome.
In March 2017, Clarice Hardy filed a report with the Nome Police Department claiming that she had been raped . Hardy filed the complaint with The Department took more than a year to investigate and a year and a half later, the assailant had not been charged. Hardy filed a suit and was represented by the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska (ACLU - AK) in her case, reaching the settlement and receiving an apology from the department. Hardy believes that her case was just one of many sexual assault reports by Alaskan Native women that were backlogged by the Nome Police Department.