Trial date set for police chief's lawsuit against borough
July 27, 2023
James Kerr v. Borough of Petersburg has been scheduled for a six-day jury trial in the Juneau Superior Court beginning on March 18, 2024, according to court records obtained by the Pilot.
Petersburg Police Department Chief Jim Kerr, through counsel, demanded a jury trial on all claims in the case in a request filed in the court last December.
Kerr is suing the Petersburg Borough for allegedly defaming him and portraying him in a false light in a statement released by the borough in response to a public records request filed by KFSK last year.
The borough has denied Kerr’s allegations and...