Alaska Statutes.
Title 12. Code of Criminal Procedure
Chapter 36. Disposition of Recovered or Seized Property
Section 60. Disposal of Forfeited Deadly Weapons.
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AS 12.36.060. Disposal of Forfeited Deadly Weapons.

(a) A deadly weapon, other than a firearm or ammunition, forfeited to the state under AS 12.55.015 (a)(9), unless remitted under AS 12.36.050 , shall be disposed of by the commissioner of public safety under this section. Under this subsection, the commissioner of public safety

(1) may declare a weapon surplus and transfer it to the commissioner of administration;

(2) may, if the weapon is suitable for law enforcement purposes, training, or identification, retain the weapon for use by the Department of Public Safety or transfer the weapon to the municipal law enforcement agency making the arrest that led to the forfeiture;

(3) shall destroy a weapon that is unsafe or unlawful.

(b) The commissioner of public safety may adopt regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this section.

(c) A firearm or ammunition forfeited to the state under AS 12.55.015(a)(9), unless remitted under AS 12.36.050 , shall be disposed of as provided in AS 18.65.340 .

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