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Photos: 'Orange Is The New Black' fundraiser

Police officers and inmates in orange and tan jumpsuits came together in the name of fresh water last Friday at Rockwell to create a colorful party...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-31/photos-orange-new-black-fundraiser
Neighbors
We must fix the criminal justice system

...departments, the way officers interact with the residents...how shootings or other officer-involved assaults...accountability from police officers and agencies, and some...starting details: An officer who said Bell had grabbed...broken car mirror. Officers at the scene couldn't...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-01/we-must-fix-criminal-justice-system
Opinion
In honor of fallen heroes

...and is organized by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.In addition to the 343 firefighters who died on Sept. 11, 2001, the toll included 2,735 civilians, 23 NYPD police officers, and 37 Port Authority police officers.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-01/honor-fallen-heroes
Local
Police & Fire for Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

...near Eagle Beach in the 29500 block of Glacier Highway. Two officers responded and contacted a group of 50-60 people, who were...Fish Creek Road in the 10000 block of North Douglas Highway. Officers contacted a group of about eight people who had been shooting...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-01/police-fire-sunday-aug-31-2014
Local
Empire Editorial: When it comes to police weaponry, use logic - not emotion

...be liable for maintenance and training that vehicle's operators. That money would be better spent on the department's officers - adding new policemen, adding additional patrol training or simply raising salaries to encourage interest in the department's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-31/empire-editorial-when-it-comes-police
Opinion
Kasaan's West named VPSO of the year

...the Village Public Safety Officer - to handle law enforcement...currently on deployment, and some officers serve more than one community...It was difficult to pick one officer to bestow with the award...be able to do more for the officers who do so much for their communities...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/kasaans-west-named-vpso-year
Local
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
Local
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
Local

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