Members are civilian volunteers and receive no compensation for their
participation. Although the APDST is affiliated with the Anchorage Police
Department (APD), members are not sworn law enforcement officers.
This is a very unique volunteer position. Membership is open to any
resident of the APD service area who is moderately fit and who has the
ability to make a significant commitment.
Download, fill out and e-mail your application
- TO: Shanon Kimball
- SUBJECT: New Applicant
- OR -
Mail your application to:
Anchorage Search Team
- P.O. Box 242883, Anchorage, AK 99524-2883
Applicants are subject to a criminal background and driving record
check. Background check is required unless you can show proof of existing background check i.e. CCW, Government employee, prior law enforcement with in the last 5 years.
Each applicant then will be interviewed. If selected, the team member
will be subject to a short probation period, training and classes leading to
search and rescue certification.
For additional information call 907-830-4012 or e-mail