Welcome to the Anchorage Police Department
Now Accepting Applications for the Anchorage Police Department 2015-1 Citizens Academy
Are you interested in learning more about your Anchorage Police Department? The APD Citizens Academy provides a valuable opportunity to learn more about your community and explore the landscape of local law enforcement.
The following topics are those that are typically covered during the Citizen Police Academy. Each class consists of two topics taught by police officers, detectives, or other personnel in their various fields of expertise:
- Cyber Crime
- Fraud & Financial Crime
- Patrol Procedures
- Child Abuse & Sexual Assault
- Domestic Violence
- Homicide Investigations & Evidence Collection
- Traffic Investigations
- Drug Investigations
- Vice Crimes
- Gangs in Anchorage
- Emergency Preparedness
- Firearm Safety
- Recruiting & Police Careers
Click here for more information about the APD Citizen's Academy and to download an application for the 2015-1 term.
Alaska Police and Fire Chaplains
The Alaska Police and Fire Chaplains' Ministry was recently recognized by the Anchorage Assembly for its long-standing service and commitment to our community.
During both times of crisis and peace, the chaplains are there lending support to both first responders and the community. Please join us in congratulating the Alaska Police and Fire Chaplain' Ministry for its recent recognition, and help us thank the individuals who participate in this important program for their continued dedication and service on behalf of our community.
A Night on Patrol
Officer Barry Hetlet provides a glimps of what he sees as a mid-shift patrol officer with the Anchorage Police Department in this segment of Alcohol & Me from the Anchorage Daily News.
Make A Difference - Join the Team
APD is hiring! Click here for more information about starting an exciting and rewarding career in public safety with the Anchorage Police Department.
What is RAIDS Online?
RAIDS Online is a new crime mapping system designed to keep citizens informed of crime activity in their area. The system maps and analyzes crime data, while alerting Anchorage citizens about crime in the community. Click here for more information about RAIDS Online and how it can help you stay informed about what is happening in our community.
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