Chief of Police - Michael Beckner
University Police Dept.
University of Alaska Anchorage
114 Eugene Short Hall
2601 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Michael joined the University Police Department in 2006 as Patrol Officer and took over the position of Investigator in early 2007 before being promoted to Lieutenant in 2010, and is currently serving as the Interim Police Chief. Michael has over 23 years of Law Enforcement experience serving the Corinth Mississippi Police Department as a Detective and the Alcorn County Mississippi Sheriffs Office as an Investigator and a member of the Command Staff. Michael is a veteran of the U.S Army and Army National Guard.
Michael is certified by the Alaska Police Standards Council and holds an Advanced Police Certification.
Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration and is a graduate of the Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command.