Police

Tyler Reid, left, and Sean Imhof, right, are sworn into the Juneau Police Department as officers on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Two new officers join JPD’s ranks

JPD still has vacancies in the ranks, though.

 

Police responding to domestic violence incident shoot man twice

Police responded to calls of a woman being strangled in a car outside of the Mendenhall Valley Safeway.

 

The ultimate sacrifice: Ceremony honors fallen officers

Forty-nine Alaskans have died in the line of duty.

 

Sitka Police Chief Jeff Ankerfelt gives a tour of the police station on May 17, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | James Poulson, Sitka Sentinel)

Sitka police deny allegations of retaliation against employee

The Sitka Police Department is denying allegations that it retaliated against one of its employees for whistleblowing.

Sitka Police Chief Jeff Ankerfelt gives a tour of the police station on May 17, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | James Poulson, Sitka Sentinel)
New Hoonah Police Chief Rick Groshong is seen in an undated photo he provided to the Empire. (Courtesy photo)

Hoonah hires Wrangell policeman as new chief

Hoonah’s small police department has a new leader. On Aug. 23, Rick Groshong of Wrangell became the new chief of the Hoonah Police Department after… Continue reading

New Hoonah Police Chief Rick Groshong is seen in an undated photo he provided to the Empire. (Courtesy photo)