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Fairbanks police are back in black with new SUVs

FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks Police Department has a new, retro look...Chargers.It's part of a move that Fairbanks Police Chief Laren Zager hopes will the mostly city driving that Fairbanks police do.Ford builds the vehicles especially...
Fairbanks police grants set to expire in 2014

FAIRBANKS - Several state and federal grants that pay for 10 percent of Fairbanks police force are set to expire in 2014.The News-Miner reports that for three of the jobs - two traffic officers and a drug investigator...
Fairbanks police ordered to make traffic stops

FAIRBANKS - The chief of the Fairbanks Police Department has ordered patrol officers to make at least eight traffic stops every week.Chief Laren Zager announced the quota...
Fairbanks police make arrest in killing

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks police arrested a man in connection with a late April killing at the Frontier Lodge. Rick Anthony Martin, 35, was found dead in a room...
Fairbanks police say teen may have died of exposure

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks police say a teenage boy was found dead on the city's south side. The body of a boy estimated to be 14 or 15 was found Monday afternoon...
Man drives truck into Fairbanks apartment; 2 hurt

FAIRBANKS - Police say a man in his 70s lost control of his truck and drove it through the wall of a Fairbanks apartment. The driver and a woman...
Fairbanks assigns officer to downtown foot patrol after safety complaints

FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks Police Department has assigned an officer to walk the downtown beat in response to complaints by people who feel unsafe.Mayor John Eberhart...
Fairbanks fugitive found in North Pole

FAIRBANKS - A man who escaped custody in a Fairbanks police car despite being handcuffed has been apprehended.Julius "JT" Chambers was arrested Saturday with help from federal marshals...
Fairbanks police say Taser still popular

...the Taser, according to the Fairbanks Police Department. The encounter ended...causing permanent injury," said Fairbanks police Sgt. Matt Soden, who instructs...something that we're aware of." Fairbanks Police Chief Dan Hoffman said that...
Fairbanks police focus on chronic street drunks

FAIRBANKS - Police have formed a task force to enact a zero tolerance policy for crime...inebriate population as a group of 50 to 100 mostly middle-age men. Fairbanks police now believe that there are 200 or more in town.


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