Police DepartmentMission Statement

The Seward Police Department is dedicated to providing honest, efficient, and effective Law Enforcement Services.

We are committed to providing the highest quality of service, preserving human rights, lives and property, and working in partnership with our citizens to meet the challenges of reducing crime and encouraging voluntary compliance with all laws.


The Seward Police Department is a member of the Kenai Peninsula Crimestoppers and the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.


The Seward Police Department was established on June 18, 1912. The department operates the Seward Community Jail and dispatches for the Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corp, Seward Volunteer FireBear Creek Volunteer FireMoose Pass Volunteer FireAlaska State Troopers, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Forest and National Park Service, the Alaska Railroad, and Seward city departments. The Seward Police Department is the hub in emergency situations, coordinating all emergency services and civil defense.

Response to Resistance Policy

Our Response to Resistance policy can be downloaded and viewed here:

Response to Resistance Policy