Cops and Courts

Courtesy photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute 
                                This original Ravenstail-style design, inspired by traditional designs in use for hundreds of years in Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian cultures, was created by Clarissa Rizal, a master weaver, in 1996. (
Courtesy photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute 
                                This original Ravenstail-style design, inspired by traditional designs in use for hundreds of years in Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian cultures, was created by Clarissa Rizal, a master weaver, in 1996. (

Juneau woman arrested for terroristic threatening

No one injured, and police say the threat appears to have been false.

Inmates at Lemon Creek Correctional Center will be part of the Alaska Department of Corrections’ effort to manufacture more masks for the coronavirus crisis. (Courtesy photo | Department of Corrections)
Inmates at Lemon Creek Correctional Center will be part of the Alaska Department of Corrections’ effort to manufacture more masks for the coronavirus crisis. (Courtesy photo | Department of Corrections)
Lemon Creek Correctional Center has multiple confirmed cases of the coronavirus, April 10, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

LCCC isolating infected staff, distancing inmates as coronavirus spreads

Isolating confirmed cases, seperating inmates, and issued PPE are all in effect.

Lemon Creek Correctional Center has multiple confirmed cases of the coronavirus, April 10, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Lemon Creek Correctional Center staff members have several confirmed cases of the coronavirus, April 10, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Lemon Creek Correctional Center staff members have several confirmed cases of the coronavirus, April 10, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

JPD hardens department against possible coronavirus infection

JPD is looking to reduce chances of contracting or spreading the coronavirus.

The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Officer from the Juneau Police Department investigate an officer involved shooting that occurred early Sunday morning off of Cinema Drive, Dec. 29, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

JPD officer involved in fatal shooting cleared

The Office of Special Prosecution investigated the case.

Officer from the Juneau Police Department investigate an officer involved shooting that occurred early Sunday morning off of Cinema Drive, Dec. 29, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Juneau police arrest man for weapons misconduct, possession of drugs

The man was located Wednesday morning with heroin and methamphetamine.

An unused sexual assault evidence kit, colloquially known as a “rape kit,” is seen Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire file)
An unused sexual assault evidence kit, colloquially known as a “rape kit,” is seen Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire file)

JPD says investigation into Floyd Dryden beating continues

Suspects have been identified, and the investigation continues.

The Dimond Park Field House on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Police investigate break-in at Dimond Park Field House

Burglars broke into the office and the safe, police say.

The Dimond Park Field House on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)