Police Chief

Galena, AK
Galena Police Department

Salary: $85,000.

Position Summary:

The incumbent would serve as Police Chief for the City of Galena and be responsible for enforcing laws and statutes; rendering emergency assistance to the public; patrolling all areas of the city; performing crime and accident prevention duties; apprehending criminals; serving arrest warrants; issuing citations for violations of city ordinances and state statutes; investigating accidents and crimes; and identifying and recovering stolen property, and researches and solicits grant funds for Public Safety programs


  • Applicants should submit an application/resume, along with an F-3 Alaska Police Standards, a copy of their birth certificate, and a copy of two pieces of ID, one with a photo.
  • Applicants must possess or be capable of obtaining an Alaska Driver’s License and pass an extensive background investigation, and a medical exam.
  • Further, the applicant must be capable to meet the minimal standards for police as set out in 13AAC85.010.
  • Age: 21 years old or older.
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED.
  • Experience: 3 Years as a Certified Officer*Required.