• We are not accepting applications for State Trooper Recruit/Out-of-State Lateral at this time.  Applications for the Fall 2015 Academy are expected to open September 2014.

  • No prior law enforcement experience is required to apply for this position.

  • APSC Certified Lateral application process is now open. Apply at: APSC Certified Lateral

    State Trooper Lateral is distinguished from State Trooper Recruit by having completed an acceptable basic law enforcement training program. To qualify you must possess an active police certification and at least one year of patrol experience as a full time police officer in a certified State or Municipal law enforcement agency.  Special Agents who have successfully completed their prospective training academy and at least one year of law enforcement experience with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE) are eligible for Lateral Hire. State Trooper Laterals, when hired, must complete a limited course of instruction focused on aspects of law enforcement specific to the State of Alaska and the Department of Public Safety.

  • Contact Us
    Toll Free. 1-877-AK-TROOP (1-877-258-7667)
    Phone: 907-269-5976
    E-mail: dps.recruit@alaska.gov