506 Second Street, Craig Alaska
Serving Craig & Prince of Wales Island
Craig is located on Prince of Wales Island in southern southeast Alaska. Craig is surrounded by the Tongass National Forest, the nation's largest national forest. It offers unique chances to view eagles, bears, spawning salmon, and the breath-taking vistas of "wild" Alaska.
This island is the third largest island in the United States! The two larger islands are Kodiak Island and the big island of Hawaii.
The Craig Police Department provides general police services to Craig, responsible for a 11.5 mile area, with a population that varies since Craig host several services for other comminutes on the island, summer commercial fishing, charter fishing, and tourism.
The Department consists of four sections:
Because of Craig's geographical location and size, the officers perform duties in both patrol and investigations. The Department operates from a modern facility that includes a computerized dispatch center and records management system.
The average winter temperature in Craig is 18 to 44 degrees with occasional snow. The average summer temperature is 50 to 75 degrees with an annual rainfall of approximately 120 inches.
HOURS OF OPERATIONS
The Craig Police Department is located at 506 Second Street directly behind the Craig Child Care Center.
Request For Officer 24 hours a day, every day
Dispatch 24 hours a day every day
Property 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mon. thru Fri.
DMV Weds & Fri 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Craig Police Department
506 Second Street
Craig, Alaska 99921
Craig Millar, the town's namesake, founded Craig in 1902. Incorporated in 1922, Craig is the largest city on Prince of Wales Island and plays host to people visiting for shopping, business, tourism, and commercial fishing.
Patrol & Investigations which provides 24 hour patrol and response.
Communications Center that provides dispatch services to Craig, Klawock, the Alaska State Troopers and US Forest Service Enforcement Officers.
Craig Jail Facility which is a State of Alaska contract jail facility.
Division of Motor Vehicles that provides full State of Alaska DMV services.