Police Department


Welcome to the Anchorage Police Department 

911 (emergencies)
311 (non-emergencies)
907-786-8900 (main)

4501 Elmore Rd
Anchorage, AK 99507 

Lobby Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Our lobby is closed municipal holidays​.

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Meet the Chief

Chief Justin Doll proudly serves as the Chief of Police for the Anchorage Police Department.

Mission Statement

The Anchorage Police Department's Mission is to protect and serve our community in the most professional and compassionate manner possible.​

Anchorage Police Department’s “Pathway to Policing” Youth Academy

What does law enforcement do? How do men and women protect an entire city? Have you ever thought about becoming an officer or working at a police department? The APD is hosting a four-day Youth Academy to expose teenagers to the field of law enforcement. In this academy, you’ll learn from the experts and participate in activities that will show you what it’s like being a public safety leader in this community. APD’s “Pathway to Policing” Youth Academy will be held June 10-13, 2019.

You must submit an application for the APD Youth Academy, which is open to any teen who meets the following established criteria:
a) Participants must be between the ages of 16 and 19
b) Participants must pass a background investigation
c) Participants must reside or attend school within the Municipality of Anchorage
d) Participants must have parent/guardian permission to participate

Applications will be available on this website from March 11-April 26 or until the class is full. Upon successful completion of the background investigation, attendees will be selected in the order in which their application was received.

Applications are available at this link.

Interested in Becoming an Officer?

The Anchorage Police Department is hiring for its December 2019 Officer Academy. For more information on the application and testing process visit:  joinapd.org

Or, call the APD Recruitment Team at 907-786-8811 or email APDJobs@muni.org 

Located outside of Alaska? Not a problem, we accept out-of-state applicants.

Go on an Officer Ride Along!

Want to see firsthand what being a police officer on the streets of Anchorage is like ? You can go on a ride along with an officer. You must be 18 years of age and pass a background check. Download and submit an officer ride along application.

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