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My Turn: A 'Housing First' step

...needs of shelter, health care, hygiene and food. Juneau's homeless consistently find themselves in ambulances and police cars, hospitals and prisons - expensive services for which society pays the entire bill.The Housing First model takes...
From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change

...that were drafted month ago and used to plan hiring and authorize projects for 2015. For a medium-sized city with police cars and garbage trucks to fuel, gasoline costs can amount to several hundred thousand dollars annually.But oil is also...
Cops show kids Christmas spirit

...the article in the paper, there was a flood of donations," APOA President Sarah Hieb said.A brigade of nearly 20 police cars congregated Saturday at Nugget Mall before a procession down the highway to Walmart. A line of squad cars stretched...
Man gets 4 years for assaulting Coast Guard officer

...chased his brother with a knife and tried to stab him, Schmidt told the judge. Another time, Munhoven kicked out a police car's window, which lacerated the officer's corneas (which did eventually heal), Schmidt said. Munhoven's own parents...
Police seek donors for Christmas program

...for other family members. The children are assisted by a uniformed officer and get to ride to the store in a marked police car.Anyone who would like to donate to the cause should contact JPD's Dee Ojard at
Juneau Police Department opens new substation on UAS campus

...around, and this creates an environment where I expect that quite often when you drive onto the campus, you'll see a police car there and you'll encounter police officers. It just creates a way that people can feel there's a more reassuring...
My Turn: Legislatiave wish list to help the disabled

...turn around and put your hands behind your back - the handcuffs click tight and you are placed in the back of a marked police car. Next you are being transported by police to Providence Hospital's Psychiatric Unit for a forced psychiatric evaluation...
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...


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