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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​.

Citizens Academy

Applications are now being accepted for the Fall session of the APD Citizens Academy. Classes are held:

  • Wednesday evenings
  • 6:30-9:30 PM 
  • September 11 - December 4, 2019. 

​Classroom size is limited and the course fills up quickly - apply today!​​

Chief Doll

Meet the Chief

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

Mission Statement

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

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:

Or, call the APD Recruitment Team at 907-786-8811 or email 

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.