City and Borough of Juneau
155 S. Seward Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
tel. 907-586-5240
fax 907-586-5385
http://www.juneau.org

If you can read this, your browser is not style sheet compliant. If you are using an ADA browser, continue on for information and menu links.For more information regarding the City and Borough Juneau's new website design, click [here].

How Do I...

Appeal a Citation Get My Impounded Vehicle File an Online Police Report Apply for Employment Request A Police Report Compliments/Complaints Contact Us

JPD Menu

People of Interest

Felony Theft - ShopliftingEntire List

Juneau Police Department

Questions Posted to "Ask a Dispatcher"


Q. If somebody is speeding on Egan, is it legal for a JPD officer to cross the ditch to turn around to pull somebody over?


Dear Juneau Resident,

Yes, but there are cautions. Crossing the median has risks and is hard on the cars so it is not something to do for someone going 56 mph in a 55 mph zone. It really is a totality of the circumstances that justifies or fails to justify the crossing the median. This includes seriousness of the subject driver's conduct, amount of traffic in each direction, weather (visibility and saturation of turf), etc...



Share

CBJ Image