banner

Training Academy

The Alaska Department of Corrections Training and Recruitment Academy enhances the safety of the residents in the State of Alaska and the employees of the Department. The Academy recruits and provides training for the Department's correctional professionals. The Academy provides a structured adult learning based model, centered on providing the State of Alaska with qualified and trained staff personnel. These trained professionals are prepared to address the numerous challenges facing the supervision of the offender population and their successful reintegration back into the community.

+ Training Academy Staff & Contact Information

Jake Wyckoff
Lieutenant
Academy Supervisor

907-761-5640

Caroline Stevens
Probation Officer III
Supervisor, Probation & Parole Coordinator

907-761-5671

Keith Aki
Correctional Officer III
Correctional Officer Academy Coordination

907-761-5625

JulieAnn Fleetwood
Office Assistant I
Academy Administrative Support

907-761-5642

Zane Nighswonger
Correctional Officer III
Correctional Officer Academy Coordination

907-761-5638

William Kubik
Academy Administrative Support
Administrative Assistant I

907-761-5641

Jarod Pyle
Correctional Officer III
Correctional Officer Academy Coordination

907-761-5639

Suzie Pyle
Correctional Officer III
Correctional Officer Academy Coordination

907-761-5637

+ 2016 Training Calendar
Course/Event Title Dates Location Contact
Supervisor Conference
CANCELLED DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907) 761-5641
Correctional Academy #132
Z. Nighswonger
September 26-November 4, 2016 DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907) 761-5641
Taser Instructor Course
J. Pyle
Maximum course capacity is 24 students, selection based upon registration order and the needs of the Department.
November 16-17, 2016 DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907) 761-5641
One on One Tractics
Maximum course capacity is 20 students, selection based upon registration order and the needs of the Department.
December 5-9, 2016 DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907) 761-5641
Firearms Instructor Course
Maximum course capacity is 12 students, selection based upon registration order and the needs of the Department.
December 12-16, 2016 DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907) 761-5641
+ 2017 Training Calendar
Course/Event Title Dates Location Contact
Probation Officer Academy #28
January 9 - February 17, 2017 DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Municipal Academy
January 23 - February 10, 2017 DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Probation Officer Auto Pistol
February 20-24, 2017 Dimond Training Center, Anchorage Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Correctional Academy #133
March 6 - April 14, 2017 DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Support Staff Academy
CANCELLED DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Prisoner Transportation Officer Academy
May 1 - 26, 2017 DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Correctional Academy #134
July 17 - August 25, 2017 DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Support Staff Academy
CANCELLED DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Glock Basic Armorer Course
Click here to register
June 27, 2017 DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Glock Advanced Armorer Course
Click here to register
June 28-29, 2017 DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Pepperball Armorer Course
August 3-4, 2017 DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Methods of Instruction Course
TBD DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
One on One Control Tactics
Maximum course capacity is 20 students baused upon registration order and the needs of the Department
TBD DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Firearms Instructor Course
Maximum course capacity is 12 students baused upon registration order and the needs of the Department
TBD DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Taser Instructor Course
Maximum course capacity is 24 students baused upon registration order and the needs of the Department
TBD DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641
Remington Armorer Course
TBD DOC Training Academy, Palmer Admin Asst.
(907)-761-5641