Alaska State Troopers

Mount Jumbo rises up across from downtown Juneau on Douglas Island on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Mount Jumbo rises up across from downtown Juneau on Douglas Island on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs a patient from Wrangell to Sitka, Alaska, July 17, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Stephen Prysunka)
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs a patient from Wrangell to Sitka, Alaska, July 17, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Stephen Prysunka)
A Yakutat Borough Police Department vehicle sits in front of the site of a fatal stabbing in Yakutat on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Yakutat Borough Police Department)

Drunken jealousy spurred stabbing, witness speculates

The suspect claimed he was trying to push the victim away during an altercation.

A Yakutat Borough Police Department vehicle sits in front of the site of a fatal stabbing in Yakutat on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Yakutat Borough Police Department)
Buck Robert Mills, 39, escaped from Pretrial Enforcement Division supervision last week and Alaska State Troopers are searching for him. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska State Troopers)
Buck Robert Mills, 39, escaped from Pretrial Enforcement Division supervision last week and Alaska State Troopers are searching for him. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska State Troopers)
This screenshot of a video provided by the Fairbanks Police Department shows Alaska State Troopers and Fairbanks officers shortly before the fatal shooting death of 20-year-old Cody Eyre on Dec. 24, 2017. (Screenshot)

Fairbanks police release video of fatal shooting

Two weeks after the Alaska Department of Law declined to criminally charge the Fairbanks Police Department in the shooting death of 20-year-old Cody Eyre, the… Continue reading

This screenshot of a video provided by the Fairbanks Police Department shows Alaska State Troopers and Fairbanks officers shortly before the fatal shooting death of 20-year-old Cody Eyre on Dec. 24, 2017. (Screenshot)

Enforcement talk kicks off Wildlife Wednesdays season

The monthly speaker series Wildlife Wednesdays starts today with a discussion of the role of Alaska State Wildlife Troopers in enforcing wildlife management law. Wildlife… Continue reading

Lituya Bay, pictured, is the sight of a Friday helicopter crash that left three people missing. The body of one of the men on board was recovered Monday. (Coutesy Photo | Mandy Lindeberg, NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC via Flickr)

Troopers recover one of three from helo crash site

A search and rescue team recovered the body Monday of one of three people missing from a Friday helicopter crash near Lituya Bay, according to… Continue reading

Lituya Bay, pictured, is the sight of a Friday helicopter crash that left three people missing. The body of one of the men on board was recovered Monday. (Coutesy Photo | Mandy Lindeberg, NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC via Flickr)
Lituya Bay, pictured, is the site of a Friday helicopter crash that resulted in three people missing. The U.S. Coast Guard rescued one survivor, a 14-year-old boy. (Courtesy Photo | Mandy Lindeberg, NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC via Flickr)

Search suspended for helicopter crash victims

After a day and a half of searching, the U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday for three potential survivors of a helicopter crash near Lituya Bay.

Lituya Bay, pictured, is the site of a Friday helicopter crash that resulted in three people missing. The U.S. Coast Guard rescued one survivor, a 14-year-old boy. (Courtesy Photo | Mandy Lindeberg, NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC via Flickr)

Opinion: A reasonable suspicion

Eight months have passed since Cody Dalton Eyre died from multiple gunshot woods in a wooded area near the intersection of two major highways in… Continue reading

Starved for recruits, Alaska police pin blame on retirement system

They’re battling an opioid epidemic, rising crime, slashed budgets and thinned ranks. Now, they’re fighting the state’s retirement system, too. Across the state, troopers, police… Continue reading

A black bear near Steep Creek on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2018. (Angelo Saggiomo | Juneau Empire File)

Trapper’s wolf snare kills second bear this summer

For the second time this summer, wolf snares set by a Juneau hunter killed a black bear.

A black bear near Steep Creek on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2018. (Angelo Saggiomo | Juneau Empire File)
Alaska State Wildlife Troopers R/V Sentry goes through Alaska waters in this undated photo. (Alaska Wildlife Troopers | Courtesy Photo)

Body found in ocean near Glacier Bay

The body of an older white man was found floating in the waters of the Pacific Ocean near Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, according… Continue reading

Alaska State Wildlife Troopers R/V Sentry goes through Alaska waters in this undated photo. (Alaska Wildlife Troopers | Courtesy Photo)
Juneau Police Department vehicles are getting a new design painted on them. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Friday, July 20, 2018

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction… Continue reading

Juneau Police Department vehicles are getting a new design painted on them. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Report: Wiretaps netted four murder indictments in 2017

Police and prosecutors conducted four wiretaps in Alaska last year, work that resulted in the indictments of multiple people for murder, a new state report… Continue reading