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The Seward Police Department is pleased to be the recipient of a Decatur Radar/Message Trailer. The trailer was recently purchased by the City with grant funds awarded by the Alaska Highway Safety Office (AHSO). No local funds were spent on this project. The radar/message trailer will be placed in various […]

Police Log

Police Log

3-11-09 0800 LE/CASE # ISSUED For a sitation involving the report of Seal hunting. 1054 THEFT RP reported some checks that were cashed in Seward.  D2 spoke with the subject. 3-13-09 0139 Anonymous caller stated they needed an officer at the Yukon Bar. Officer responded and made contact with two […]

Police Log

Police Log

02-27-09 1803 911 MISDIAL Received 911 misdial from Seal Level Seafoods. Caller AST advised he called the wrong number and was looking for Vonnie. 2321 TRESPASS ADVISEMENT A male subject was trespassed from all the bars for the evening due to his level of intoxication. A cab was called to […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: I’ve seen drivers who do not scrape the ice off their windshields before driving. Is this legal? Answer: AAC 04.225 Says that a driver may not operate a motor vehicle with anything that obstructs, obscures, or impairs the driver’s view. This includes ice, snow, frost, defective windshields or windows, […]

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Question: Who is responsible for clearing snow off the sidewalks and bike paths in town? Answer: City Ordinance 13.01.025 Clearing sidewalks of snow and ice. In the city limits, residents’ property which is bordered by graded or paved sidewalks are responsible for the snow removal. The city maintains the bike […]

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11-28-08 0407, VERBAL WARNING Given to the operator after being contacted driving with expired registration. For curfew violation given to male 16 years of age for curfew violation. Parents responded to take him home. 1036, 911 hang up received from Subject. Dispatch called back and spoke with male who advised […]

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Cop Talk

The snow will be here soon. The public works department would like to remind citizens to remove vehicles that may hinder snow removal. Pay attention to “Street Closed” signs. Vehicles in violation will be cited and impounded. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net

The Seward Police Department will be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy beginning in January 2009. The classes will be held one evening per week for approximately 10 weeks. This will be a highly informative and interesting learning experience. The Citizen Police Academy will offer insights into the law enforcement profession […]

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Cop Talk

The stop signs have been removed BEFORE the tracks at Stoney Creek Road and new railroad crossing arms have been installed. The stop sign is still in place from Stoney Creek onto the Seward Highway. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net

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Cop Talk

Click It or Ticket It Alaska Law requires drivers and passengers to wear seatbelts. For violators age 16 or older, the fine is $15.00. For violators who fail to properly secure a child in a child safety device, the fine is $50.00. Seatbelts save lives. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net

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Question: Does Seward have a law regarding open containers of alcohol in public places? Answer: Yes. City Code 8.05.015 No one shall have an open container containing alcohol in a person’s possession on the public streets, parks or in any other public place. Fine is $100.00. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; […]

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Just a reminder,   Do not leave portable basketball hoops   protruding out over the roadway.   Questions, comments, tip suggestions;   coptalk@cityofseward.net

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Cop Talk

Question: Our neighbor’s dog continually comes into our yard and relieves itself. We live in the city limits and know there is a leash law. What can we do? Answer: Try talking to your neighbor first. If that doesn’t work, contact the Animal Control Officer at 224-7495. There are several […]

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For Your Safety- Make a habit of driving with your headlights on at all times. This makes YOU more visible to other drivers. 13 AAC 04.010 Requires headlights to be used while traveling on roadways where signs are posted requiring their use, like on the Seward Highway. Violators may receive […]

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Summer time always brings an influx in property crimes, particularly along waterfront camping. People need to be sure and secure their coolers and bikes. Don’t make it easy for thieves. Report suspicious activities and crimes to the police department ASAP. Non emergency number 224-3338 or 911 for EMERGECIES ONLY. Questions, […]

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Caution! Bears sited in the area. State law and city ordinance requires that trash be stored in suitable containers and/or racks and in such a manner that prevents the attraction or access by wildlife or the spillage by wind, weather, animals or accident. Violators may receive a $50.00 citation. Bear-Resistance […]

NASH ROAD SPILL

NASH ROAD SPILL

Twenty Four, unmarked 55 gallon drums were discovered last week on City property.  Some of the barrels were tipped over and others were upright.  The location of the dumping took place at mile 3.3 of Nash Road on the west side of the road.  The contaminated materials may include used […]

2008 D.A.R.E. Graduation

2008 D.A.R.E. Graduation

The 2008 D.A.R.E. graduation was held at the Seward Elementary School gym on Tuesday night.  Ninety 5th and 6th grade students received their D.A.R.E. diplomas.  Daren the D.A.R.E. lion made a special guest appearance.  The graduation is the culmination of 9 lessons covering such topics as ways to say no […]

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Cop Talk

Question: Can city police officers give tickets outside the city limits? Answer: Yes, per statute definition: A Police Officer being a full-time employee of the state or a municipal police department with the authority to arrest and issue citations; MAY conduct investigations of violations of and enforce criminal laws, regulations, […]

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NOTICE: Bikes that are on the bike rack north of city hall by the satellite dish are free for the taking. They will be available until May 31st when any remaining bikes or parts will be taken to the dump. Bikes in the enclosed fencing are NOT included. Questions, comments, […]