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PO Box 242883
Anchorage, AK 99524
info@apdst.org



 

 

 

 

 


Our Primary Mission

To assist the Anchorage Police Department (APD) in locating and rendering aid to persons reported lost or missing within the APD service district.

Other areas of support include evidence searches, natural or man-made disasters, and public or special events.

Capabilities

Trained Searchers and Incident Command Staff will respond anywhere in the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) - APD's response area - and other areas if requested via the Alaska State Troopers.

Pager system and Municipality-wide radio communications.

Trained and organized to address the following:

  • Missing or lost person searches
  • Project lifesaver
  • Evidence searches
  • Joint search operations with other area SAR organizations
  • Technical advice on planning and conducting search operations
  • Incident command for emergency operations
  • Instructors for first aid, search operations, incident command, land navigation and field communications training programs
  • Team liaison and planning for the Municipality's Emergency Operations Center

The team is activiated by calling the Anchorage Police Department, (907) 786-8900.

Affiliations

Project Lifesaver Logo   Project Lifesaver International

NASAR LogoNational Association for Search & Rescue (NASAR)

Volunteers in Police Service   Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS)

Alaska Community Share Logo   Alaska Community Share

Alaska Search and Rescue Association   Alaska Search and Rescue Association


Awards

President's Vounteer Award   The President's Volunteer Service Award

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