Police Officer Requirements – Alaska

Minimum Requirements to be a Police Officer in Alaska

Standard #1

  • High School graduation or G.E.D. certificate.

Standard #2

  • U.S. citizenship or resident alien status demonstrating intent to become a citizen.
  • Students must be at least 18 years of age, but the Alaska Police Standard Council will not issue a basic law enforcement certificate to individuals less than 21 years of age.
  • Good moral character.
  • Be free from physical defects that would adversely affect performance.

Standard #3

  • Students must have a valid drivers license.