Anchorage Police Department: Cultural Diversity

Officers at the Anchorage Police Department in Anchorage, Alaska work with culturally diverse populations. Nuances in language and behavior require officers to adapt their methods for solving conflicts. The broad range of perspectives here highlights the internal processes officers use to address the needs of the community.

Sargeants Mike Couturier and Cindi Stanton talk about their work with diverse populations.


Chief of Police Robert Heun and Sargeant Couturier reflect on the ways police interact with the community.