Police

The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Police Department releases regulations and operations manual

The move comes after a push for transparency from the public.

 

Man arrested by JPD Monday faces new charges

The charges include half a dozen felonies accrued over approximately 48 hours.

 

6 cited or arrested at condemned building in Valley

Police investigated the house after following a vehicle driving unsafely.

An officer from the Juneau Police Department investigate an officer involved shooting off Cinema Drive on Dec. 29,2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire File)

Parents of man killed by JPD to sue department

The officer was cleared by the state, but not everyone finds that decision valid.

An officer from the Juneau Police Department investigate an officer involved shooting off Cinema Drive on Dec. 29,2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire File)
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                                The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020.

Improving but there’s more work to do, JPD and Assembly agree

The JPD meets many standards protesters want already, chief says

Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire
                                The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020.
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                                Juneau Police Chief Ed Mercer was among the attendees at the “I Can’t Breathe” vigil held Saturday, May 30 at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park.

JPD Chief talks department strengths, struggles amid nationwide protests

The department is adapting to deal with community demands.

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                                Juneau Police Chief Ed Mercer was among the attendees at the “I Can’t Breathe” vigil held Saturday, May 30 at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park.

Police arrest two men following Saturday morning stabbing

The victim is in stable conditions after being beaten and stabbed.

It is now and always will be a police car. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
It is now and always will be a police car. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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.

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)

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)