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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-24/fairbanks-fugitive-found-north-pole
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-11/appeals-court-fairbanks-officers-search
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/guns-august-reach-alaska
Local
Attorney: Officer's widow trying to 'double dip'

...town, 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-20/attorney-officers-widow-trying-double-d
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-08/parent-problem-police-take-kids-car-sto
Local
Thieves take police car on wild drive in Bethel

ANCHORAGE - Talk about a wild drive: barreling a stolen police car along a frozen river in western Alaska, while firing rounds from an officer's semi-automatic rifle. Police in the town of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121009/sta_534186818.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Police car plows into two parked vehicles 3/25/98

... Wednesday, March 25, 1998 Police car plows into two parked vehicles...ROGOWAY THE JUNEAU EMPIRE A police car struck two unoccupied vehicles...damage, DeCapua said. He said the police car had an estimated $10,000 in damage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032598/crash.html
Drunk driver crashes after high speed chase

...morning and side-swiping a marked police car.The approximately eight-minute-long...Moorhouse almost struck a marked police car while making an illegal lane change...for officers, and side-swiped a police car, causing a couple hundred dollars...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-05-08/drunk-driver-crashes-after-high-speed-c
Local
Police use side range of tools to deter bears

...tourists visit the archipelago annually to get a glimpse of one or take home a hunting trophy.Bears startle easily, but a police car's lights and sirens aren't always enough.Barnett said KPD has a handful of tools to encourage bears to move along...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-23/police-use-side-range-tools-deter-bears
State
State mental health laws are a work in progress

...is 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-04/state-mental-health-laws-are-work-pro
Opinion

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