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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 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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Sitka police lieutenant will not be prosecuted

...Appeals will not pursue criminal prosecution against Sitka Police Lt. John Baeza, Police Chief Bill McLendon announced...separate investigation is being conducted internally by the Sitka Police Department. "We didn't want any appearance of improprieties...
Sitka: Police seize marijuana, firearms

Sitka Police seized a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and two firearms...Inspector and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration are assisting Sitka police with the investigation, which is supported by a grant from the Bureau...
Sitka: Police detain alleged illegal immigrant

Sitka police Tuesday detained a man on suspicion of being an illegal immigrant, after...custody of U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service officials, said Sitka Police Officer Kim Taylor. INS officials will fly Mayorga to Anchorage for further...


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