Keith Barkwood grew up in suburban New Jersey where he joined the Roxbury Police Explorers during high school. When he turned 17, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and was assigned to the security detachment of HMX-1, the helicopter squadron responsible for flying the President of the United States, serving 4 years in this capacity. After the Marines he certified as a Yoga instructor, studied under Sri Swami Satchidananda and spent a few years wandering around, seeing the country he served. First traveling all the other 49 states and after finally making his way north to Alaska in 2004, he realized he was home. He served 10 years in the Merchant Marine, sailing tall ships on the Atlantic and tug boats on Prince William Sound. Keith joined the Palmer Reserve in 2017 and was hired full time May 2018. He attended the Anchorage Police Academy, Class 18-1, graduating in Nov 2018.
Officer Barkwood serves as the School Resource Officer.
Officer Virginia Calvert was born in Corvallis, Oregon and raised in Alaska, where she attended Chugiak High school. She was a Public Safety Dispatcher for the City of Cordova, Alaska and the City of Palmer, Alaska. Officer Calvert was hired as a patrol officer in 2017 and attended the UAF Community Technical College Law Enforcement Academy. She is a certified Crisis Negotiator and a Field Training Officer.
Born in Connecticut, Officer Clark enlisted in the armed forces in 2012 at the age of 18. Officer Clark served with the United States Army's 101st Airborne Division as an Indirect Infantryman until his completion of service in 2015. Officer Clark relocated to Alaska in 2015 where he was employed as a legal assistant with the Anchorage District Attorney's Office. Officer Clark was sworn in as a Reserve Police Officer with the City of Palmer in January of 2017, and in May of 2017, was sworn in as a full time Police Officer with the City of Palmer. Officer Clark attended the University of Alaska - Fairbanks Law Enforcement Training Academy and currently is assigned to Patrol.