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The guns of August reach Alaska

...then barricaded himself inside his home. As Kennedy and Adair approached the house, the man opened fire on their police car, killing both men.In the siege that followed, one other officer was injured before the man turned a handgun on himself...
Appeals court: Fairbanks officer's search was illegal

...and discover a hunting knife, a .40-caliber handgun and about $2,000 in cash.A second search of Siedentop in a police car led to the discovery of Crown Royal bags with a small digital scale, 11 grams of crack cocaine and 17 grams of powder...
Fairbanks fugitive found in North Pole

FAIRBANKS - A man who escaped custody in a Fairbanks police car despite being handcuffed has been apprehended.Julius "JT" Chambers was arrested Saturday with help from federal marshals after...
Report of fire at Centennial Hall just a 'smoky old light fixture'

...afternoon for a report of a building fire, briefly closing Willoughby Avenue to make room for fire trucks, engines and police cars.It turns out it was just a "smoky old light fixture" that was being repaired, said Centennial Hall Facility Manager...
State mental health laws are a work in progress picked up and transported for forced psychiatric evaluation by the police, they are handcuffed and put in a marked police car. When individuals are transported to a hospital by airplane for forced psychiatric evaluation, they can also be handcuffed...
Attorney: Officer's widow trying to 'double dip', and he wanted to introduce them. The lawsuit says the flashing lights, wailing sirens and "tooting" of the police car horn agitated Marvin, who believed he was under siege by police. Wallace then shone a flashlight into Marvin's home...
A Parent problem: Police take kids from car at store

...My youngest was screaming for me," Parent said, describing the scene when she found her kids in the back of a police car. "To me, that was absolutely traumatizing for them to put them in a car like that. They will remember that for the...
JPD responds in force to plea for help in Douglas

...reported her boyfriend had a gun.Unsure if it was an incident of domestic violence, JPD responded in force. Five or six police cars sped over the Juneau-Douglas Bridge one after another with sirens wailing, an unusual sight in the capital city...
Police use side range of tools to deter bears

...home a hunting trophy.Bears startle easily, but a police car's lights and sirens aren't always enough.Barnett...frequent the city have memorized the sound of Kodiak's police cars and bolt before the vehicle arrives, Barnett said...
Serving society at great risk

...park their emergency vehicles out in front of the church. At the end of Mass we gather to bless the fire trucks and police cars (and last year, a Coast Guard Zodiac on its trailer).Of particular interest to us in this area are the good men...


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