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Haines Borough Police Department


  • Contact Information

    Haines Borough Police Department
    215 Haines Highway
    Haines, Alaska 99827
    Phone: 907-766-2121
    Department Website

Agency Added: 11/10/2015 | Last updated: 02/12/2018

Community Information

The town-site of Haines, AK (population is approximately 1700) is a coastal tourist and fishing community located within the Haines Borough. It lays nestled among the forested mountains of the longest and deepest fjord in North America. Located between the Chilkoot and Chilkat rivers, the area is known for its abundant salmon runs, wildlife, glaciers and jagged mountain peaks. Haines attracts heli-skiers, snowboarders, and extreme snow machine operators from all over the world who come to take advantage of the fantastic mountains surrounding the community. The summer season is marked by festivals, fairs, bike races and other organized activities as well as weekly cruise ships bringing thousands of tourist visitors.

The most beautiful thing about Haines, however, is the people who live here. Haines is home to artists, nature enthusiasts, miners, fishermen and entrepreneurs. Tourism, fishing and mining contribute to the local economy and Tlingit culture and local nature tours attract thousands of visitors to the area each year.

Department Information

We are looking for a positive, professional officer to join our team. If you enjoy serving the community and are committed to service and excellence, we would invite you to submit an application. This is a uniformed police position under the general supervision of the Chief of Police and performs a variety of police patrol, investigation and enforcement functions. This position ensures protection of life and property and preservation of peace through enforcement of applicable Federal, State and local laws. HBPD is comprised of the Chief, Sergeant and two patrol officers, as well as five dispatchers/corrections. Officers work closely with Alaska State Troopers, the Alaska Park Rangers, EMS and Fire personnel and other agencies to maintain public safety.

Area Information

  • Borough of Haines
  • Population: Approximately 2,500 full time residents.
  • # of staff: 4-5 sworn Officers.

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 21   X
US Citizen Yes X  
High School Grad/ GED Yes X  
Driver's License Required AK OL within 10 days of hire    
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None X  
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile None. X  
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Must have normal color discrimination, normal binocular coordination and normal peripheral vision and corrected visual acuity of 20/20 in each eye. X  
College Requirement Yes    
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification APSC Basic preferred but not required.    
Prior Experience Requirement Preferred but not required.    
Other Candidates must successfully pass the Physical Fitness and Abilities Test for this agency.

This agency allows out of state testing.
   
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider all the scores from the same applicant    
Request/ Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur    

Agency Disqualifiers:

THE FOLLOWING ARE AUTOMATIC AND POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS. APPLICANTS SHOULD NOT APPLY TO OUR AGENCY IF THEY INDICATE ANY OF THE AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS. POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS.

Category Disqualifier
Driving
Automatic2 or more traffic crime convictions in last 10 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc.).
AutomaticSuspension of driver's license within past 3 years.
Automatic3 or more moving violations in past 2 years.
Automatic3 or more at-fault accidents in past 5 years.
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 10 year(s).
AutomaticIllegal use of illegal drugs in the last 10 year(s).
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
AutomaticIllegal opiate use.Illegal opiate use.
AutomaticHallucinogen use within past 10 years. No more than 5 uses total.
PotentialOther drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.
AutomaticNo illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
AutomaticPattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction.
AutomaticAny misdemeanor, or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
PotentialAdult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
PotentialJuvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
AutomaticBeen convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
AutomaticUnlawful sexual misconduct.
Employment
PotentialCase by case basis regarding terminations, or leaving employer in lieu of termination.
AutomaticBeen dishonorably discharged from the United States armed forces.
AutomaticLied during any stage of the hiring process.
AutomaticFalsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.
AutomaticPrevious revocation or denial of (CJTC/POST) certified status, or suspension of current (CJTC/POST) certified status.
Financial
AutomaticFailure to pay income tax or child support.
PotentialCurrent credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.
Other
AutomaticConvicted of a misdemeanor crime of dishonesty, morale turpitude, or other crime resulting in serious physical injury to another within the preceding 10 years.

Current Hiring Status

The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with oral board interviews conducted as needed.

Number of Current Vacancies:0

Salary Information

$24.00- $25.75 DOE 

Overtime and Standby pay

Benefit Information

This is a union position subject to union dues and included medical benefits, State of Alaska PERS & SBS retirement, personal leave and paid holidays.

All equipment/uniforms provided by the borough.
Take home vehicle.