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Three JPD officers graduate from academy today

Three Juneau Police Department officers will graduate from the Alaska Public Safety Training Academy in Sitka today. The three are part of a class of 17, the Department of Public Safety announced by email Thursday afternoon.
My Turn: Sex trafficking in Alaska

Although we were disappointed earlier this year when the first lady refused to meet with our group, which is made up of current and former sex workers and sex trafficking victims, we were glad to read in her Sep.
Prosecutor: Victim shot 'execution style'

A prosecutor on Thursday said a 30-year-old man who was fatally shot inside a Juneau trailer park Tuesday night was murdered "execution style" by a man hired to help renovate the home.
Alaska hired consultants ahead of Obama visit

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker's administration spent $50,000 on consultants to help prepare for a visit by President Barack Obama and nearly another $2,000 on a professional photographer to capture what was described as a once-in-a-lifetime encounter.
My Turn: Rep. Chenault's leadership proves need for term limits

...elected governor. Three years later he wanted to spend $2.7 million for a jet to be used by his office and the Department of Public Safety. The Legislature rejected his request for funds, but instead of respecting them, Murkowski acted like a childish...
3 copycats arrested in Phoenix freeway shootings

...Phoenix noted a license plate number of a vehicle that allegedly pulled up alongside them. Deputies and the state Department of Public Safety located the vehicle.DPS Director Frank Milstead said the incidents are copycats and there was nothing linking...
Nation and World
Sheriff: Texas man killed by deputies appeared to hold knife

...Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau said at a news conference that the video has been forwarded to the Texas Department of Public Safety's crime lab to see if the footage can be blown up and slowed down to establish the sequence of Friday's...
Nation and World
Arizona police confirm 11th vehicle attack on Interstate

PHOENIX - The search for a suspect in a string of Phoenix freeway shootings took on frenzied pace Thursday as police jumped from one spot to another, investigating five more reports of vehicles being shot as a panicked public flooded a hotline with tips.
Nation and World
Mat-Su paper files complaint against trooper

ANCHORAGE - A Wasilla newspaper has filed a complaint with the Department of Public Safety after an Alaska State Trooper pulled over a reporter and seized his camera memory card.
Stimson docks in Kodiak after 17 years in Dutch Harbor

...of Dutch Harbor on Monday, ending an era for Unalaska and spotlighting budgetary issues facing the state's Department of Public Safety.The vessel's stern, as it was docked on N float at St. Herman Harbor, had white markings, "STIMSON...


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