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Kenai patrol car demolished during traffic stop

...police are seeking funds to replace a patrol car demolished during a traffic stop...19-year-old Anna Nisler rear-ended the patrol car.Hershberger was standing at the open right rear door of the patrol car.Nisler, Hershberger and the suspect...
Troopers: Vehicle of Homer man strikes patrol car

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say a vehicle driven by a 19-year-old Homer man struck a patrol vehicle during a traffic stop on the Sterling Highway. Troopers say Joseph Newton was pulled over in a Subaru Legacy in Homer Wednesday night.
Police use side range of tools to deter bears

...good deterrent," Barnett said.EffectivenessThe effectiveness of the weapons depends on the bear. For most bears, a patrol car's lights and siren are enough, but the ones familiar with the noise may need rubber buckshot or pepper balls."I...
Unlucky sighting prompts police chase, arrest

...and they also confirmed Ratliff was the Camry's registered owner.Campbell said the responding officer turned on his patrol car's lights and sirens as he pursued the speeding Camry down Davis Avenue and onto Churchill Way.Police said the Camry...
Driver awarded $375K for crash with Anchorage patrol car

...truck toward work through an intersection on Boniface Parkway. He testified he saw the patrol car heading toward him without emergency lights lit.The patrol car T-boned the pickup, striking it near the rear of the driver's side and pushed it...
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JPD to get Ford Taurus for patrol car fleet

The Juneau Police Department is in the process of replacing their fleet of Ford Crown Victoria patrol vehicles after Ford Motor Company discontinued the line in 2011. Lt.
Kids 'shop with a cop' at Walmart

...Guard, Alaska State Troopers, the Juneau Police Department, SEADOGS and NOAA pick the kids up at their house in a patrol car, shop at Walmart, then go back to the police station to wrap the presents."We just do it to try to give the families...
Man indicted for trying to ram police vehicle

...officer's attention by nearly ramming his van into a patrol car, according to court papers.Mark P. Harmon, 27...his brakes."The person in the backseat of Hatch's patrol car told Hatch he recognized the driver of the van as Harmon...
Walmart manager shot by double amputee

...the manager in the abdomen, police said.Officers removed the man's prosthetic legs and put him in the back of a patrol car, the Anchorage Daily News reported. They held his dog in the back of another police cruiser. An officer said she was...
Police chief awards Juneau's top cop, civilian employee of the year for 2011

...retreat. As he went down the stairwell, he was met by the other officer who had retrieved a fire extinguisher from a patrol car. Sgt. Erickson took the extinguisher and proceeded back up to the apartment and was able to knock down the fire...


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