Sinister phone calls briefly put Juneau schools on guard the high schools to assist after the JDHS principal immediately reported the threat to police. A couple of plainclothes detectives who happened to be in the downtown area also responded, as did an Alaska State Trooper who was in the middle of a presentation...
UPDATE: Man claims to have bomb, robs Mendenhall Valley bank

...are actively searching for the suspect in the Valley. Campbell said at least 14 police officers are searching the region.Detectives cordoned off the entry to the bank and are processing the scene for evidence. Officers on scene declined to talk to the Empire...
JSD replaces texts that spurred protests

...Superintendent Mark Miller announced on Nov. 21 that JSD would remove the challenged texts: "The Visit," "History Detectives," "Our Teacher the Hero" and "Continuing On." "It is my belief that we can do better," Miller told a crowd of concerned...
Police make arrest: Burglary wave may have crested

...end.About 8 p.m. Tuesday, a Juneau Police Department detective arrested 33-year-old Berton A. Tullis for two of the...well.JPD leadership on Monday designated a property crimes detective to sift through the recent incidents to see if any can be...
Man survives near-drowning downtown

...him and doing whatever they have to do."Juneau Police Department spokesman Lt. David Campbell said two officers and a detective responded to the medical call and canvassed the scene for witnesses. Witnesses reported the man was intoxicated, Campbell...
Anchorage detectives sue city, claiming racism

ANCHORAGE - Two Anchorage police detectives are suing the city, claiming widespread racism within the...the police force for 20 years. Both were senior undercover detectives in the drug unit at the time they alleged some discriminatory...
Coffee & Collections presents 'Juneau's History Detectives'

...and Exhibits Addison Field, who will lead audiences in an exploration of the mysteries of history in "Juneau's History Detectives." Beginning at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday. Field will uncover some of the strange objects held in the museum's vaults...
Juneau detective promoted to sergeant

A Juneau Police Department detective has been promoted to the rank of a sergeant, filling a vacancy left open by a sergeant who retired last year.Krag Campbell was...
Lead detective in 'shaken baby' case testifies at trial Thursday

The lead detective who investigated the death of a 4-month-old baby in 2010 testified Thursday that she singled out the infant's father as the...
Questioned books came as a surprise as offensive: "Our Teacher the Hero" and "Continuing on," all by Terry Miller Shannon, and "History Detectives" by Sandy McKay. The books are part of a curriculum recently purchased from McGraw Hill by the district, to be implemented...


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