Juneau firefighters, law enforcement officers and their families raised $1,500 for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
For some in the crowd, the event signified how communities are changing the conversation when it comes to talking about addiction.
“We need to do something differently because our old tactics don’t work. The old tactics of just focusing on the supply don’t work, so we have to go after the demand,” said Lt. Kris Sell.
Juneau Police have a new tool to sniff out a steady flow of heroin and other narcotics entering the city. It’s been about 25 years since the department had a K-9 on staff.
Juneau police believe they have a suspect in connection with a racial incident that marred the parade at the end of last month’s Celebration.
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“Fireworks are not illegal right now; disturbing the peace is,” says Erann Kalwara, spokesperson for Juneau Police Department