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School district spends nearly $11K to handle the press

...investigation into the May paddling incident, and the investigation only faltered when victims refused to come forward. The police chief speculated the kids chose to remain silent out of fear of being identified and then targeted by their peers. Ultimately...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-10/school-district-spends-nearly-11k-handl
Local
Juneau antiviolence rally is slice of national issue in miniature

...No rioting or looting happened at the peaceful Juneau rally in the parking lot of the Downtown Transit Center. Police Chief Bryce Johnson had been invited to the event and stood in the crowd when he wasn't standing before it, expressing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-07/juneau-antiviolence-rally-slice-nationa
Local
Juneau got LBGT-friendlier in 2014

...reach out and meet with people, I know when the new police chief came to town, he reached out to all sorts of groups...benefit Juneau residents without discrimination. Juneau Police Chief Bryce Johnson said he might be considered the department's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-13/juneau-got-lbgt-friendlier-2014
Local
Two awarded at JPD ceremony Tuesday

...upgrades were complex and resulted in major improvements in police services."Both men were nominated for the award by their peers and the nominations were then approved by a committee. The police chief is not a member of the committee.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-28/two-awarded-jpd-ceremony-tuesday
Local
Dangerous trick

...screw inside the box were found before the candy was consumed and the parents reported the incident to police. Soldotna Police Chief Peter Mlynarik said it is unknown exactly where the candy was received but it is believed to be in the area near Central...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-09/dangerous-trick
State
Former Seattle police chief advocates legal pot

...I'm not wearing a wire."The former Seattle police chief, who is outspoken on TV and in the national news about...Diego and the last six from 1994 to 2000 as Seattle's police chief," he said in an interview at the Empire's office...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/former-seattle-police-chief-advocates-l
Local
My Turn: Alaska can't regulate marijuana like alcohol

...enforcement. But Alaskans will realize that Alaska's law enforcement heroes, as represented by the Alaska Association of Police Chiefs and the Alaska Peace Officers Association, strongly oppose this initiative. Legalization supporters will continue with...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-16/my-turn-alaska-cant-regulate-marijuan
Opinion
Homer residents look to stop local beach abuse

...The beach is very well used by all age groups and different user groups with different purposes in mind," said Homer Police Chief Mark Robl in a phone interview last Friday.The big issue most everyone at last week's meeting complained about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/homer-residents-look-stop-local-beach-a
State
New England schools face rash of threats

...and forcing schools to expend limited resources to cover staff and administrative costs.In New Hampshire, Bedford Police Chief John Bryfonski said responding to the threats, many of which had been unfounded, hinders local department's ability...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-10-08/new-england-schools-face-rash-threats
Not For Web
Police blame communication, not Facebook, for mix-up

...for the family.Identifying a deceased person is a completely different process than identifying next of kin, the police chief noted. Police have more means at their disposal to identify the dead, including fingerprinting and DNA evidence testing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-15/police-blame-communication-not-facebook
Local

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