Welcome to the Alaska Department Of Public Safety
First Responders in the Last Frontier

Walt Monegan,

William H. Comer,
Deputy Commissioner


The mission of the Department of Public Safety is to ensure public safety and enforce fish and wildlife laws. 





Public Safety Press Releases

St. Patrick’s Day Enforcement Effort

Have a Shamrockin’ Good Time! ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – We don’t have to tell you St. Patrick’s Day is Saturday. We know a whole bunch of Alaskans are ready for the festivities... Read More

Recruitment/Retention Plan Overview and Employee Engagement Survey

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska)—The Alaska Department of Public Safety (DPS) is in a very challenging time, a pivotal juncture of personnel challenges combined with a growing demand for public safety... Read More

Operation Frostbite SOR Compliancy Check

During late January, the temperatures in Fairbanks fluctuated anywhere from the single-digits all the way down to mid-30s below zero. Life doesn’t stop moving because it’s cold. Kids... Read More