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A Detachment

A Detachment is comprised of 13 commissioned troopers and nine administrative support personnel assigned to posts located in Ketchikan, Juneau, Craig. In addition, there are four Court Services Officers and two administrative support personnel with the Judicial Services units serving the Ketchikan and Juneau Courthouses. The total number of personnel within A Detachment is 28 – seven of which were dispatchers that staff the only 24-hour DPS dispatch center in the region, which also serves the region surrounding Dillingham during non-business hours. The detachment has 5 of the 9 assigned Village Public Safety Officer positions in the region staffed. VPSO positions are located in Thorne Bay, Angoon, Kassan, Saxman, and Hydaburg.  There are an estimated 74,395 people living in the more than 36,000 square miles of land within detachment boundaries in 2016. Not counting the captain and lieutenant that make up the command staff, there are 13 troopers to serve the estimated 10,149 people that rely on Alaska State Troopers as their primary provider of public safety. That is an average of one trooper for every 725 residents.

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A Detachment

7366 NorthTongass Highway.
Ketchikan, AK 99901
(907) 225-5118 Main Number
(907) 225-6568 FAX Number