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

Public Safety Deputy Commissioner
James E. Cockrell,

Public Safety Deputy Commissioner
Leon Morgan,
Deputy Commissioner


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

Operating Procedures Manual:



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.​

Alaska Amber Alert
Alaska Silver Alert
Submit Anonymous Crime Tips
Submit crime tips to the Alaska State Troopers quickly online while remaining anonymous. Using your cell phone text the keyword AKTIPS, followed by your crime tip to 847411. Alternatively you can submit a tip securely online here. Help the Alaska State Troopers keep your community and state a safe place to live. 
Public Safety Press Releases

The Division of Fire and Life Safety Encourages Safe Holiday Cooking

November 23, 2021 (Anchorage Alaska) – As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, the Division of Fire and Life Safety and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) urges everyone to stay safe... Read More

Public Safety Academy Graduates 25 New Law Enforcement Officers

November 20, 2021 (Sitka, AK)— In a graduation ceremony in Sitka 25 new law enforcement officers received their badges today. The ceremony was closed to the public, but those that are... Read More

Alaska State Trooper Arrested on Multiple Counts of Domestic Violence Assault

November 15, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska State Troopers Alaska Bureau of Investigation, with the assistance of the Wasilla Police Department and Kenai Police Department, has arrested 40... Read More