Employment: Nome Police Department

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Nome Police Department Recruitment Information

The Nome Police Department is a Police Department located in Nome, Alaska. Nome is a rural town and it's population is estimated at 3,500 residents. Nome is home of the finish to the Iditarod dog sled race and is the halfway point of the popular IronDog snow-machine race. Nome is home to popular bird viewing and hunting grounds, not to mention the exciting fishing areas! 

The Nome Police unit is a small department with an unlimited amount of opportunity to follow your career path. You will experience much more than your bigger city departments can be limited to a specific unit or area. You will be able to lead Motor Vehicle Crash Investigations, Traffic Enforcement, Death Investigations, Criminal Investigations, and much more! You will need to have a confident mindset as a Police Officer. Once complete with the Field Training Program you will be sent to Sitka, Alaska to attend the Department of Public Safety Training Academy where the Alaska State Troopers also train their recruits.

The Nome Police Dispatch Center is a exciting place to work. You work closely with your Officers that you dispatch and learn from them and they learn from you. You also will dispatch the Nome Volunteer Ambulance and Fire Department to calls that request their services. We are a full service dispatch center with many opportunities. You will be taking 911 emergency calls, non-emergency calls, and administrative calls for service. You will also be trained to work with the Alaska Public Safety Information Network System, which is a in-depth State wide system to communicate with other agencies and deeper inquires for information. A Communications Officer is a vital part to the Nome Police Department, they are the most critical component to an operating agency. You will be the 'lifeline' to the men and women you dispatch.

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102 Bypass Rd
Nome, AK 99762
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