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Lawyer defends action of officer fired after fatal shooting of teen

...When Taylor was about 10 feet away, the officer fired, Johnson said.Taylor continued moving, so Miller's training officer, Cpl. Dale Wiggins, shot Taylor with a Taser.Miller then fired three more times. At least two bullets struck...
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Jury deliberates after cop killer pleads the Fifth

...who took his first police job in Hoonah and was an officer for three years) proper training in the field by a training officer. Choate said the Hoonah police chief at the time had signed off on Wallace's paperwork, or "pen-whipped...
Training for Trouble: Police, firefighters, EMS and a bit of Hollywood-style makeup help prepare for school shooters would any volunteer for whom the action was too rough.The integrated training is new to Juneau, CCFR EMS training officer Sandi Kelly said, and so is the reintroduction of tourniquet use."We've actually been training on tourniquets...
Slain Alaska troopers remembered in memorial

...force in 1993. He spent his career in Fairbanks and worked a variety of roles, including patrol trooper, field training officer and canine officer, instructor and canine unit supervisor. He also had worked as a supervisor of a Fairbanks-area...
CCFR Fire Academy cancelled

The Capital City Fire/Rescue Fire Academy has been cancelled due to a low number of participants.CCFR Training Officer Nathan Young said the academy started off in January with seven recruits, but two dropped out midway through the...
Mounties to increase scrutiny on the border

...more than a half-billion dollars into the RCMP to improve national security. After a winter of recruiting and training officers, the unit is looking to its first summer in action. The biggest issues at the Yukon-Alaska border are drug and...
Firefighters worked hearts out

...layer of sheetrock backed by two layers of plywood greatly hampered this effort. Within 10 minutes of the alarm, Training Officer John George arrived on the scene and using a thermal imager found that the fire had already spread through the second...
Chief Doyle explains reorganization to firefighters

...volunteer firefighters who work with career firefighters. "It is alarming when you have a combination department," Training Officer John George said. But he added that volunteer retention is a national problem. Doyle said there isn't one simple...
Patriot Flag spends Christmas Eve in State Capital breeze

...asked to sing here is special," Kelly said as her father Paul, a paramedic firefighter, and mother Sandi, an EMS training officer, stood with members of Capital City Fire and Rescue and the Juneau Police Department to help raise the flag...
Alaska Digest

...year-round and will have another recruitment in January. "This year we are doing something special," said fire training officer John George. "People can volunteer either as firefighters or medics. In the past, we had to turn some people...


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