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Two awarded at JPD ceremony Tuesday

...the chief said."Branden established JPD's wireless network, upgraded the phone system, maintained the Communications Center's 911 system, developed report processes for staff, put mobile computers in patrol cars, and much more...
JPD: Traffic closed on Egan near Walmart

...still shut down as of 5 p.m., and traffic is being diverted to Glacier Highway, a 911 dispatcher with the JPD Communications Center confirmed.Egan Drive inbound was closed at about 4:27 p.m. and just re-opened, the dispatcher said...
Longest-serving JPD officer retires

...have as many repeaters and the system wasn't as good," he recalled, contrasting it to the current 24/7 communications center. "There'd be quite a few places where there would be what we call a 'dead-spot' where there's no reception...
JPD officer wins two life-saving awards

...Supervisor Cindy Ruby. Dispatcher of the year went to Meghan Kennedy-Brown. Leader of the year went to JPD Communications Center manager Erann Kalwara.? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263 or at emily.miller@juneauempire...
More than a job - JPD strives to bill dispatching as a career

...three new hires at the Juneau Police Department Communications Center, which handles 911 calls for the City and Borough...the work schedule. Now every employee in the communications center has four weekend days off every month."In the...
Police department in need of dispatchers

...the moment, overtime is essential to staff the communications center at a level required to place police, ambulance...people for dispatch. Only three remain in the communications center. They leave for various reasons, Campbell said...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...THE JUNEAU EMPIRE The new communications center at the Alaway Avenue police...Yahoo! Archives The new communications center at the Alaway Avenue police...Juneau Empire Online The new communications center at the Alaway Avenue police...

The new communications center at the Alaway Avenue police station boasts all the latest technical bells and whistles - plus a handful of welcome creature comforts...
Errors could weaken trust in Amber alerts

ANCHORAGE - It was only a test. An emergency communications center in Wasilla mistakenly activated an Amber Alert...viewers throughout the area. Officials at the communications center said the error occurred during equipment training...
Search for talent ongoing at JPD

Only two candidates of 12 who tested Thursday for openings in the Juneau Police Department's communications center performed well enough to move on in the hiring process. Sound off on the important issues at With seven open positions in the...


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