Alaska Police Standards Council

Mission

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

Core Services

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

Notice of Adopted Changes to the Regulations of the Alaska Police Standards Council (APSC) - Police

On August 16, 2016, the Alaska Police Standards Council adopted regulation changes in Title 13, Chapter 85 of the Alaska Administrative Code, dealing with police officer basic standards, permanent employment, certificates, reciprocity, records, basic police academies, and definitions.

The regulation changes were reviewed and approved by the Department of Law, signed and filed by the Lieutenant Governor on August 25, 2016 and will go into effect on September 24, 2016. See attached copy of the filed version of the regulations.

The new regulation changes will be printed in Register 219, October 2016 of the Alaska Administrative Code.

Notice of Adopted Changes to the Regulations of the Alaska Police Standards Council (APSC) - Corrections

On August 16, 2016, the Alaska Police Standards Council adopted the regulation changes in Title 13, Chapter 85 and Chapter 87 of the Alaska Administrative Code, dealing with correctional, probation/parole, and municipal correctional officer basic standards, permanent employment, certificates, reciprocity, personnel records, denials, revocations, lapses of certifications, and academy curriculum.

The regulation changes were reviewed and approved by the Department of Law, signed and filed by the Lieutenant Governor on August 25, 2016 and will go into effect on September 24, 2016. See attached copy of the filed version of the regulations.

The new regulation changes will be printed in Register 219, October 2016 of the Alaska Administrative Code.

Council Meetings

The Alaska Police Standards Council will hold its 124th General meeting at 8:00 am on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the Dimond Center Hotel, in Anchorage. The meeting will open at 8:00 am and immediately move into Executive Session. The General Meeting will reconvene approximately at 10:00 am. The agenda will include the director's report, status of misconduct invenstigations, and other administrative matters.

Individuals or groups with disabilities who require specific accomodations 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 Tuesday, November 29, 2016 in order to allow time for staff to make the necessary arrangements.