Law Enforcement Academy

College of Rural and Community Development
Tanana Valley Campus

Alaska Police Standards Council Certification

Minimum Requirements for Certification: 16 credits

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The Law Enforcement Academy prepares students for a career in law enforcement in the state of Alaska. APSC certification will allow a qualified candidate to work as a commissioned officer in any of approximately 65 state and municipal law enforcement organizations.

The Law Enforcement Academy is an intense semester of full time study. Students attend class 40 hours per week for one semester. The certification is approved by the Alaska Police Standards Council in compliance with Title 13.85.050 of the Alaska Administrative Code. Courses are not offered separately but must be taken as part of the entire Law Enforcement Academy package.

Special admission, licensing, or certification requirements may apply to students in this program. Applicants should familiarize themselves with these and speak with a faculty advisor if they have any questions or concerns.

Law Enforcement Certification by the Alaska Police Standards Council

  1. Complete the following:
    LE F110--Cultural and Behavioral Strategies for Law Enforcement Officers--1 credit
    LE F115--Enforcement Skills for Law Enforcement Officers--4 credits
    LE F120--Law Enforcement Operations--4 credits
    LE F125--Basic Police Procedures--3 credits
    LE F205--Criminal Law for Police Officers--4 credits
  2. Minimum credits required--16 credits