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Troopers to review alleged Sitka police violence student in Sitka.In a widely publicized video, Sitka police are shown using a taser on 18-year-old Franklin...reported by KCAW-FM in Sitka and was requested by the Sitka Police Department, the radio station reported.Video footage...
Sitka officials talk about leaked jail video officials on Wednesday expressed confidence in the Sitka Police Department, and said that the incident resulted in...Mark Gorman called a news conference Wednesday with Sitka police chief Sheldon Schmitt and Planning and Community Development...
FBI will take lead in Sitka Taser probe

...which a suspect died after being Tased. The officer was exonerated in that case and while he no longer works at the Sitka Police Department, Schmitt has said he left in good standing.
Missing hunter found by Sitka Mountain Rescue

...became lost on Friday night, Alaska State Troopers reported. Sitka Mountain Rescue, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and the Sitka Police Department responded to the case.Kashevarof was found about 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning and taken to a local hospital...
Search underway for Ketchikan hiker

...Byron Kashevarof, 31, was located after a hasty search by Sitka Mountain Rescue, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and the Sitka Police Department, and he was taken to the hospital as a precaution."It seems that whenever the seasons changes and hunters...
Preteens questioned as suspects in Alaska cemetery vandalism

...headstones weighing hundreds of pounds were toppled over in three vandalism incidents at the 7-acre forested site in Sitka. Police say at least 10 headstones sustained significant damage between the incidents, which were reported between Sept...
Vandals hit old Sitka cemetery 3rd time in recent weeks back to the 1800s. Between the three vandalism incidents at least 10 headstones sustained significant damage, Sitka police Lt. Lance Ewers said Tuesday. The latest vandalism occurred overnight Saturday and involved 25 tombstones."It's...
Sitka police officer rescued after fall

SITKA - An off-duty Sitka police officer had to be rescued after falling 200 yards down a cliff while out hunting. Kyle Ferguson, 31, was rescued early Friday...
Sitkans help give soldiers survival lessons

...Tlingit culture. Other organizations pitching in were the U.S. Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Sitka Police Department and the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association.Ewers said the soldiers learned how to build shelters...
Probe of Sitka police finds no wrongdoing

...SITKA - An investigation of the Sitka Police Department has found no criminal...John Baeza. McLendon resigned as Sitka police chief prior to the investigation...district attorney works daily with Sitka police officers, Parkes said. Current...


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