Alaska Police Standards Council


To produce and maintain a highly trained and positively motivated professional, capable of meeting contemporary law enforcement standards of performance.

Core Services

  • Determine certification eligibility for all police, probation/parole, and correctional officers and issue appropriate level of certificate to qualified officers.
  • In cases of misconduct by a certified officer, make a determination whether certification should be revoked.
  • Monitor compliance with current regulations and legislation.
  • Develop, monitor, and revise law enforcement training and training requirements.
  • Assist academies and departments with funding for academy training.
  • Fund specialized and advanced training for departments.
  • Provide smaller agencies across Alaska with assistance in obtaining pre-employment polygraph and psychological testing for officers.

Council Meetings

December Meeting

The Alaska Police Standards Council will hold its 127th general meeting at 8:00 am on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. The meeting is open to the public and will be held at the Dimond Center Hotel, Anchorage, Alaska. If you would like to participate by telephone, please contact Wendy Menze 907-465-4378 or for dial-in participation details.

The meeting will open at 8 am and will include an Executive Session for deliberation on adjudicatory proceedings and to address subjects that may tend to prejudice the reputation and character of individuals. The agenda will include the director's report, regulatory considerations, status of misconduct investigations, and other administrative matters.

Individuals or groups with disabilities who require specific accommodations or alternative communication formats in order to participate, should contact the Alaska Police Standards Council office at 907-465-4378 by close of business on Monday, November 27, 2017, to allow staff time to make the necessary arrangements.

Proposed Regulations Public Comments

Please see the below links to the Public Notice information regarding the Alaska Police Standards Council (APSC) Proposed Regulation changes for instructor and course certification and updating to reflect recent statutory mandates.

The Public Notice, Proposed Regulations, and Additional Regulation Notice information will be posted to the Alaska Public Notices System, which can be access at