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FBI will take lead in Sitka Taser probe

...many times can somebody be drive stunned and it not be excessive. It doesn't get into that issue."The online Anchorage Police Department policy on Tasers says that "the officer shall energize the subject the least number of times and no longer...
Report: Big problems in DOC

...face-down by correctional officers.As two correctional officers were on Kobuk's back to restrain him, two Anchorage Police Department officers observed. "The police officer reported that he heard Mr. Kobuk yell several times...
Anchorage police arrest woman suspected of 3 armed robberies

...armed robberies at two Anchorage coffee shops was disarmed and arrested when she attempted to rob a tobacco shop, Anchorage police said.Tonya Holler, 33, was charged with robbery and felony assault after she was taken into custody Thursday...
Federal bomb squad conducts training exercise in Anchorage

...Alaska Dispatch News.The exercise involved members of the federal departments of Defense and Energy as well as Anchorage police officers.Deirdre Fike, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Anchorage office, said in the statement that...
Man charged with murder in Eagle River shooting death

...lot.U.S. marshals arrested Aaron Trejo at about 11 p.m. Wednesday outside an east Tudor Road gas station. Anchorage police say he was a passenger in a parked vehicle.Trejo was taken to police headquarters, questioned and charged with...
Anchorage officials consider tougher penalties for Spice

...his proposals on Oct. 27.Possession of Spice is currently punishable by a $500 ticket. Berkowitz' office says Anchorage police have issued 30 of those tickets since August.According to a press release, the Anchorage Fire Department transported...
Obama's Anchorage visits cost city $500K , most in police OT

...Officials released the figure Thursday at the request of the Alaska Dispatch News.Most costs were incurred by the Anchorage Police Department, which had more than $480,000 in overtime.Obama visited over three days in late August and early...
Agitated airman leads to base hospital lockdown

...reports emergency responders were notified of a "suspicious person with a firearm" shortly after noon Friday. Anchorage police responded in force.Base operations returned to normal."First and foremost, I want to thank the medical group...
Suicide mars AFN conference

...Alaska Federation of Natives conference announced there was a death at the Saturday afternoon closing ceremony.Anchorage Police Department spokeswoman Renee Oistad said the person jumped from the third-floor balcony of the Dena'ina Center...
Police: Armed man threatens officers outside school

ANCHORAGE - Police say school resources officers took a man into custody after he threatened them with a gun outside an Anchorage high school.Anchorage police said the man had demanded to see his children at West High School...


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