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Ellis: Narcan bill means 'life or death' "We have to be proactive," she said.Meanwhile, the Juneau Police Department is contemplating having its patrol officers carry Narcan, following in the footsteps of police departments on the East Coast that are also combating skyrocketing...
State | Local | AK legislature
AP: Officer sex cases plagued by lax supervision, policies

...week.Shelley Zimmerman, who took over last year as chief in San Diego, is now, among other things, requiring patrol officers to wear body cameras to bolster accountability. Zimmerman also reinstated an internal misconduct investigative unit...
Nation and World
Ketchikan Police Department to use body cameras

...The Ketchikan Police Department hopes to have all patrol officers equipped with body cameras by the end of the year...20,000 for 15 cameras, which will be used by patrol officers and detectives executing search warrants."Studies...
Ex-cop, coastie accused of PFD fraud

...Unit.Assistant Attorney General Lisa C. Kelley wrote in charging documents that Maxwell left his job as a Klawock patrol officer in 2012 to work full-time as an officer in Fairview, Montana. After that job didn't work out (he only worked...
CCFR asks revelers to not set off fireworks

...July is the police department's busiest holiday of the year."Every JPD officer, from the chief to the newest patrol officer, will be working in some capacity during the holiday weekend," he said in a release. "Increased enforcement will...
Eyes water after widow's tearful testimony

...police officer. At the time, Hankla possessed a basic certificate and had served less than two years as a Hoonah patrol officer. The Hoonah city council eventually changed to city ordinance by lowering qualifications. Mark Choate, the attorney...
State | Local
Police make arrest: Burglary wave may have crested

...We're taking it extremely seriously," he added. "The entire department is aware of the issue from the newest patrol officer all the way up to the chief of police."Multiple businesses located near each other were burglarized the same night...
Sinister phone calls briefly put Juneau schools on guard calls."We haven't identified the person, so we don't know who it is," Campbell said.Two or three JPD patrol officers responded to the high schools to assist after the JDHS principal immediately reported the threat to police. A couple...
Juneau's officer Hatch named Municipal Employee of the Year get rid of it altogether," he said. "But people threw a stink about it."Hatch still serves as a regular patrol officer when there are not enough officers to fill the schedule.This is not the first award Hatch has received this year...
Local | Neighbors
Manokotak man convicted of killing VPSO

...Manokotak is about 350 miles southwest of AnchorageMadole was a former Assembly of God pastor in Bethel who became a patrol officer in 2011.On March 19, 2013, he called Alaska State Troopers to say he was going to Dick's home to talk. About...


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