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

Public Safety Commissioner
Amanda Price,

Public Safety Deputy Commissioner
Michael Duxbury,
Deputy Commissioner


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



October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. No one should feel unsafe in their home. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault, help is available. For a list of resources in Alaska, visit dps.alaska.gov/cdvsa/home.​

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Public Safety Press Releases

UPDATE: State Lifts Fireworks Suspension for Western Alaska

July 2, 2019 (ANCHORAGE) – The Alaska State Fire Marshal’s Office, in consultation with the State Forester’s Office and in accordance with Alaska Administrative Code 50.025 Fire... Read More

Troopers Beef Up Patrols for July Fourth and Weekend

July 2, 2019 (STATEWIDE) – Increased trooper patrols on Alaska’s highways this Fourth of July holiday aim to send a message to motorists: Observe speed limits and posted road... Read More

Troopers Boost Presence on Waterways as Part of National Boating Safety Drive

July 1, 2019 (ANCHORAGE) – Don’t boat buzzed. That’s a safety message Alaska State Troopers want to make clear as brown shirts, blue shirts, and the U.S. Coast Guard team up July... Read More