Questions Posted to "Ask a Dispatcher"
Q. What's the best way to report domestic violence anonymously? Thanks!
Dear Juneau Resident,
You can call dispatch at 586-0600, or 911 if you hear or see violence, and report an incident as it happens and be anonymous.
If you don't know when the incidents happen you can still report domestic violence. Be prepared to describe why you think there is domestic violence in the home. If you have enough specifics to lead an officer to be suspicious a crime is happening, the officer will interview the parties, neighbors, etc...
You may also want to get some information to share with the victim and maybe advice on how to talk to the victim. AWARE is very helpful and their crisis line is 586-1090. To actually end a violent relationship the victim will have to decide at some point not to put up with the abuse and you can support him or her during that time.