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Police Officer Lateral or Basic Job - Anchorage Police Department - Anchorage, Alaska

November 12, 2013

Anchorage Police Department

Position Title: Police Officer Lateral or Basic
Position Type: Police
Closing Date: 10/31/2014
Job Description

The Anchorage Police Department (APD) is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer on a continuous basis. We are currently hiring for a Lateral and Basic academy for Spring 2014. Qualified applicants will be invited to participate in a rigorous testing and interview process, including (but not limited to) the National Criminal Justice Officer Selection Inventory Test (NCJOISI2), a physical ability test, a polygraph exam, psychological assessment, and a thorough background check. For complete information about the Anchorage Police Department’s Patrol Officer testing and hiring process, you can visit

If you are currently a certified police officer with another department and are interested in attending a lateral academy, please call us at 907-786-8811. You may also email the APD Recruitment Team at if you have any questions!

Additional Information

If you are currently a certified police officer with another department and interested in attending a lateral academy, please call us at 907-786-8811. We can possibly arrange testing for you in your home state.

Job Requirements
  • Age : At least 21 years old
  • Education : High School Diploma
  • Experience : None Required
  • Additional Requirement :

    • Must be a US citizen of the USA or resident alien eligible for employment in the USA
    • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
    • Must be at least 21 years old by date of hire
    • Must possess a valid State of Alaska Driver's License by time of hire
    • Must meet Alaska Police Standards Council (APSC) and the Anchorage Police Department (APD) standards regarding misdemeanor and felony convictions, traffic violations, and use of controlled substances.
  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $24.73   hourly
    Lateral: $30.89   hourly

    Contact Information

    Kristin  Moulton
    Anchorage Police Department
    4501 Elmore
    Anchorage, Alaska 99507
    ph: (907)786-8811

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