The minimum qualifications for the position of State Trooper Recruit/Lateral are outlined below.
Must be a citizen of the United States of America.
Must be 21 years of age or older at the start of the academy.
Must be conversant in both spoken and written English.
Most possess a high school diploma or have passed a General Education Development (GED) test.
Must possess a valid driver’s license issued within the United States or its Territories.
Must be free of excessive moving violations and recent license actions (canceled, revoked, suspended, limited, or SR-22 requirement).
Drug use/abuse is closely scrutinized and recent drug use may be cause for elimination from the hiring process, including:
Adult criminal history is closely scrutinized and the following may be cause for elimination from the hiring process:
The above qualifications constitute a summary of major elements in both the Alaska Police Standards Council regulations and Department of Public Safety Selection Criteria. More specific questions should be directed to our DPS Recruitment Unit office at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (907) 269-5976.
5700 East Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK 99507
Phone: (907) 269-5511