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The guns of August reach Alaska

...its SWAT-trained officers are ordinary officers with special training...equivalent."If a patrol officer is a SWAT member...SWAT team, and no officer on either department...it with our patrol officers."When a SWAT-type...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/guns-august-reach-alaska
Local
Gunman arrested outside Nugget Mall after hours

...passerby called the Juneau Police Department shortly after midnight, scared the man would shoot her, police said.Responding officers found the man, whom they identified as Gregg Lawrence Kortesma, standing behind the mall displaying a rifle, police stated...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/gunman-arrested-outside-nugget-mall-aft
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Case closed on dog shooting death

...on Aug. 22 to deal with an aggressive group of dogs. When officers first responded, the dogs had retreated. When they returned...actions," he said.Erickson was cited by an Animal Control officer."She handed me a $50 ticket for dog at large," Erickson...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-28/case-closed-dog-shooting-death
Local
'Game cam' captures home intruder on tape

...Center. A LCCC corrections officer recognized the man as Tinney...suspect was driving away. Two officers happened to be in the area...Mike's Airport Express."The officers basically contacted the vehicle...requires a prescription. The officers booked Tinney at the station...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/game-cam-captures-home-intruder-tape
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Photo: Coffee and cops

...citizens. Some 35 to 40 people turned out for the event over the course of an hour and peppered the four uniformed police officers - armed with a cup of joe - with questions on how to report suspected drug activity in their neighborhood, how to create neighborhood...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-28/photo-coffee-and-cops
Local
Burglar skips the brisket, goes for tips and sweets

...of soda pop."The two officers ended up talking," JPD...Tuesday, "and the one officer said 'Yeah, there was...shack,' and the other officer said, 'Wow that's really interesting...'"The officer in charge of the burglary...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/burglar-skips-brisket-goes-tips-and-swe
Local
Arts calendar

...It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted "heroes" get tangled in a real...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/arts-calendar
Art
Police target man who aimed to shoot high

...sobriety test and told the officer he had taken one pill of Clonazepam...the affidavit states. The officer confiscated the bag of drugs...03 grams of cocaine. The officer also found a small bag containing...fell asleep eight times while officers tried to administer a breath...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/police-target-man-who-aimed-shoot-high
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Cleanup starts after rocket explodes during launch

...sustained bent or broken sheet-metal siding, roofs, doors or windows Monday, Craig Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Alaska Aerospace Corp., told the Alaska Dispatch News."It affected the launch tower, the payload processing facility...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-27/cleanup-starts-after-rocket-explodes-du
State
Juneau schools improve district-wide

...schools, but he doesn't know if the district will be able to hire a truancy officer because of its tight budget. Juneau schools used to employ a truancy officer but the position was cut in recent years because of a budget shortfall.The full...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/juneau-schools-improve-district-wide
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