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Commissioner Walt Monegan


Walt Monegan has an extensive career in Alaska’s public safety and criminal justice sectors. Mr. Monegan began his career in public service as a member of the United States Marine Corps, and later as a volunteer firefighter and medic. He went on to serve more than 33 years with the Anchorage Police Department, including five years as Chief of Police from 2001 to 2006. Mr. Monegan previously served as the Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety from 2006 to 2008. He went on to be named President of the Alaska Native Justice Center, advocating for equality in Alaska’s justice system.

Contact Information

Physical Address

State of Alaska Department of Public Safety
Office of the Commissioner
5700 East Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK 99507-1225

Mailing Address

State of Alaska Department of Public Safety
Office of the Commissioner
PO Box 111200
Juneau, AK 99811-1200

Contact Us

Phone: (907) 269-5086
Fax: (907) 269-4543
Email: email commissioner

 dps.commissioner.office@alaska.gov