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...
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...
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...
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...
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Letters: Man up and return political signs

...burdened with more important problems, so I asked our city manager how best to handle the issue. She, together with our police chief, suggested reporting it to police online, which has been done. I would like to assure Sen. Mark Begich's campaign...
JPD gets a new face(book)

...departments to hold off on creating social media accounts until a city-wide social media policy was in place. New police chief Bryce Johnson, who joined JPD last summer, pushed hard for authorization from City Manager Kim Keifer and just received...
Pro-pot group gets support from some parents

...public safety dollars spent on preventing domestic violence or on cracking down on drugs such as heroin.In August, Police Chief Bryce Johnson told the Juneau Chamber of Commerce enforcement of driving under the influence laws could be a challenge...
A camera that doesn't record

...been in several DIG (Downtown Improvement Group) meetings where the issue has been brought up, and I've heard (police) chief (Bryce) Johnson say we don't want to live in a Big Brother society where everything we do is monitored by cameras...
Empire Editorial: When it comes to police weaponry, use logic - not emotion

...additional patrol training or simply raising salaries to encourage interest in the department's open positions. Juneau police chief Bryce Johnson revealed on Tuesday's "Juneau Afternoon" that the department has 10 open positions that it has been...
P-burg bomber indicted

...explosives were a commercially available substance that Weaver may have had access to through his work in construction. The police chief said it did not appear Weaver intended to hurt anyone. The fact that the ATF took jurisdiction over the case, rather...


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