Welcome to the Anchorage Police Department
4501 Elmore Rd
Anchorage, AK 99507
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Our lobby is closed municipal holidays.
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APD Offers Public Crime Mapping System
The online crime mapping system is a great way to know about reported crime in your area. Whether you are involved in your community council, a neighborhood watch group or Nextdoor, Community Crime Map allows you to see what kinds of crimes are occurring in your community.
To check out the online APD Crime Mapping site visit:
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: http://www.joinapd.org/
You can also 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.
Citizen Police Academy
Spring 2019 Citizens Academy class is full. Applications for the Fall Citizens Academy will be available in August 2019.
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. To download and submit an officer ride along application click here.
Missing Persons Checklist
If you suspect a person is missing, the following are actions that you can take: Missing Persons Checklist
Meet APD's Cyber Crime Fighting K9 "Odie"
The Anchorage Police Department and the Alaska Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force are pleased to announce an incredible new tool to its staff – a four-legged, food and pet lover that plans to combat crime with his nose! APD is the first law enforcement agency in the state of Alaska to have an Electronic Storage Device (ESD) Detection K9. Read more here...