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It is the mission of the Ketchikan Police Department, together with all the residents of the City, to make our community a safe place within which to live and work.

Physical Location
Ketchikan Police Department
361 Main Street
Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

The Administration Division consists of a Chief of Police, a Deputy Chief and an Administrative Assistant. This division provides for overall supervision of all law enforcement services and personnel. Ensuring enforcement of criminal and traffic law regulations and ordinances of the State of Alaska and the City of Ketchikan. The Police Chief manages administration, which in turn oversees all remaining divisions. Functions include but are not limited to: administration and evaluation of personnel; establishment and enforcement of policies and procedures; maintenance and operation of police facility, and vehicle fleet; and community relations. This division ensures quality commitment to the community and department personnel.

The Operations Division has assigned two lieutenants, four sergeants, two corporals, nine officers and two detectives.  All work a “four-10 schedule” with a mid-week day being either a training or activity day.  Two drug detectives and two school resource officers work flexible schedules.  Seven dispatchers, an evidence custodian and one parking enforcement officer comprise the rest of the department and work 12 hour shifts.

Ensuring quality enforcement of criminal and traffic law regulations and ordinances of the State of Alaska and the City of Ketchikan, the Ketchikan Police Department is committed to service through community policing by utilizing vehicular, bicycle, and foot patrols.

All ranking members and those in specialized positions support patrol operations

Persons interested in acquiring a Ketchikan Police Department Patch should send $8.00 along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Andrew Berntson, Ketchikan Police Department, 361 Main Street, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901. We do not currently have any Officers involved in patch trading, so we ask that you send the purchase price along with your inquiry.
Any other related inquiries (t-shirts, coffee, or mugs) may be directed to the following e-mail with KPD-PSEA in the subject line.

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