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

  • 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.

Police Proposed Regulation Changes for Public Comment

Comment Period ends April 1, 2016

Corrections Proposed Regulation Changes for Public Comment

Comment Period Ends April 25, 2016

Council Meetings

2016 APSC General Meeting Agenda

The Alaska Police Standards Council will hold its General Meeting at 8:00 am on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the Centennial Hall, the Hickel Room, in Juneau. The meeting will start at 8 am and immediately move into Executive Session to address subjects that may tend to prejudice the reputation and character of individual(s). The Council expects to reconvene in General Session at 10:00 am. The General Session agenda will include the director's report, 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 Thursday, May 5, 2016 in order to allow time for staff to make the necessary arrangements.