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'Hero' officer staged suicide, embezzled from youth program

...into a swampy area. Backup officers followed a trail of equipment to the Army veteran's body, about 50 yards from his squad car.The first bullet from his handgun had struck his cell phone and ballistic vest. The second pierced his upper chest...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-05/hero-officer-staged-suicide-
Nation and World
AP: Officer sex cases plagued by lax supervision, policies

...man she called a "creepy cop."The criminal case uncovered several previous red flags: The GPS unit in Alvarez's squad car was not working, which meant that no one could track or verify his location. He also routinely ignored an order to use...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-03/ap-officer-sex-cases-plagued
Nation and World
Hunt for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer's death

...he requested a second unit.Dispatchers soon lost contact with him. Backup officers found him about 50 yards from his squad car with a gunshot wound. He died soon after.Filenko said there was no indication he was intentionally targeted, though...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-03/hunt-3-suspects-widens-after
Nation and World
'High risk' arrest at gas pump

...17-year-old boy from New Mexico and two men from California, ages 24 and 25 - were handcuffed, placed in the back of a squad car, questioned separately and then released.Police did not identify them by name since they were not arrested or charged...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-17/high-risk-arrest-gas-pump
Local
Cops show kids Christmas spirit

...nearly 20 police cars congregated Saturday at Nugget Mall before a procession down the highway to Walmart. A line of squad cars stretched across the parking lot of The Flying Squirrel, a drive-through coffee shop, and each contained children...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-22/cops-show-kids-christmas-spirit
Local
A Parent problem: Police take kids from car at store

...of the red GMC Jimmy and placed them in the back of a squad car. One of the officers then went inside the store and paged...took them out of the car and left them in the back of a squad car, Parent countered.When asked if Officer Salisbury...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-08/parent-problem-police-take-kids-car-sto
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...18 and back home for a rowdy weekend of wrapping the '63 Chevy around a telephone pole. A police officer sitting in a squad car at a stop light witnessed the whole thing - fishtailing on a wet street, jumping the curb and smashing into the pole...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061701/Ope_Beleived.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of sudden realization started to flow until I was placed in handcuffs and the cop was putting me into the back of his squad car, saying, "Watch your head." I was a criminal. From that moment on, my life has been different. Juneau is small...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062801/Ope_myturn1.shtml
Man charged with murder in day-long spree

...Anchorage Police Department spokesman Lt. Paul Honeman. The short chase ended when police rammed Rogers with their squad cars. One officer was injured. Rogers was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and three counts of first-degree...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120407/sta_20071204023.shtml
News
The right of citizens to videotape police

...beaten by police in response to his filming an officer holding and dragging a man down the street from inside a moving squad car. Ironically, Chicago has rejected complaints about the installation of thousands of cameras in the city that film citizens...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-11-10/right-citizens-videotape-police
Opinion

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