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Bear activity reported from Anchorage to Sitka

...between the adjoining campuses of the University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Pacific University.Anchorage Police Chief Mark Mew said he ran into the bears on trails this week. The cubs were putting on a show, but people who gathered to watch were...
UAA study of Anchorage police shootings released

...Police Department, the Anchorage Daily News reported. The research cost the city $8,000, according to Police Chief Mark Mew.Among other findings from the study, officers never shot at anyone who was unarmed or not using a vehicle as a weapon...
APD Officer pleads guilty to misusing computer info

...their first day of police academy training that inappropriate behavior on duty would not be tolerated, according to Chief Mark Mew.A rookie officer from that class pleaded guilty this week to illegally looking up information about a woman he arrested...
FBI says serious crime increased in Anchorage

...said.The FBI report noted police department staffing dropped from 390 officers in 2011 to 372 in 2012. Police Chief Mark Mew has said he expects the number to fall to 335 to 350 officers next year.Whitt said Sullivan "doesn't believe that...
Anchorage to pay $5.5M to settle rape lawsuits

...for having sex in that office, and the documents say a supervisor recommended sending him back to patrol duty. Chief Mark Mew said later that Rollins had been "punished severely."? Due to the sensitive subject matter of this article, the Juneau...
Alaska agencies get payout from drug investigation

...million. The guard received about $428,000, and Anchorage police received about $362,000.Anchorage Police Chief Mark Mew said the money can be used to pay for overtime and training, in other investigations and to purchase equipment.
Alaska suspect linked to Vermont killing, 5 others

...publicly."He was very, very, very sensitive to his reputation, as odd at that sounds," Anchorage Police Chief Mark Mew said. "We had to keep things extra quiet in order to keep him talking with us."Keyes committed suicide in an Alaska...
Keyes researched mass murderers

...enjoyed seeing media coverage of his crimes as long as he wasn't connected to those crimes," Anchorage Police Chief Mark Mew said. "He didn't want to see media coverage of himself."Keyes told investigators the first violent crime he committed...

...The newspaper had asked the police department for a copy of the tape-recorded communications on July 12. Deputy Chief Mark Mew denied the request. Anchorage Mayor George Wuerch upheld that decision, saying a release would interfere with criminal...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...concerned that homeless shareholders with large rolls of cash would be targeted by street criminals. Deputy Police Chief Mark Mew said the department posted extra uniformed and undercover officers around downtown bars and other spots frequented by...


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