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Police Department


About APD

Chief Biographies:  

The Anchorage Police Department was founded in 1921.  Since the department’s inception there have been 28 Chiefs of Police heading up the largest law enforcement department in Alaska.  Click on Chief Biographies link to the left to read some of the more recent biographies. 

Fallen Officers:  

In the history of the department, nine officers have given the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.  Click the Fallen Officers link to read about these courageous officers.


Read more about the history of the Anchorage Police Department by simply clicking the History link on the left.