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Police Officer

Anchorage Police Department - Anchorage, Alaska

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$56,576.00 annual
Top Pay:
$80,496.00 annual

Job Description

Under supervision, respond to various locations to perform police work, involving the protection of life and property, and enforce applicable laws, ordinances and regulations in the completion of duties. Perform a variety of crime prevention and enforcement duties as assigned. Patrol assigned area(s). Respond to complaints and requests for police assistance and intervenes in various situations as required. Enforce traffic regulations, direct traffic, investigate collisions and complete detailed collision reports. Perform duties in specialized units within the police department. Conduct preliminary investigations; collect and preserve evidence. Make arrests for violations of laws utilizing prescribed methods. Maintain records and daily reports; prepare cases for court testimony. Testify in court as required. Operate vehicles and various types of specialized police testing, surveillance, and other equipment as required. Coordinate with other agencies as required. Assist the public with various auto breakdown, parade, funeral and crowd control duties as required

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Job Requirements

  • Age: 21+
  • Education: High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Experience: No previous police experience required
Must be 21 years old by date of application Must possess a valid State of Alaska Driver’s license by time of hire Must meet standards as established by the Alaska Police Standards Council (APSC) and the Anchorage Police Department regarding misdemeanor or felony convictions and use of controlled substances. (Drug usage by, and the criminal history of, a candidate will not be an automatic bar to continued consideration but will be reviewed.)

Contact Informaton

Dave Koch

Anchorage Police Department
4501 Elmore
Anchorage, Alaska 99507
phone: (907) 786-8870

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