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.

Proposed Regulation Changes for Public Comment

Council Meetings

The Alaska Police Standards Council will hold a telephonic meeting at 10:00 am on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Individuals who want to participate telephonically in the meeting should contact the Alaska Police Standards Council office at 907-4654378 two business days prior to the meeting for the teleconference phone number. For those who would like to attend the meeting in person, the physical location of the meeting is at the Department of Public Safety Building, Room 204, located at 450 Whittier St, Juneau, Alaska. The 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 Tuesday, March 1, 2016 in order to allow time for staff to make the necessary arrangements.