Sources have confirmed that Anchorage Police Chief Justin Doll is a finalist for police chief for San Jose, Calif.
The city of San Jose has twice extended its search for a police chief, and on Tuesday released its list of two finalists. In addition to Doll, Larry Scirotto, a retired assistant chief for Pittsburgh police, is a finalist.
Doll was promoted to Anchorage Police chief in June 2017. He had served as the department’s crime suppression division commander.
Chief Doll served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves until 2001 and joined APD as a recruit in 1996. Over the course of his career, he has held command positions in the Patrol Division, Traffic, Homicide and Robbery/Assault Units, and the Crime Suppression Division. He also spent time as a member of the Bomb Squad and SWAT Units and at the police academy as an instructor. Chief Doll is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the FBI National Executive Institute.
He is a lifelong Alaskan who attended the University of Alaska – Anchorage receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Alaska Southeast.