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

Public Safety Commissioner

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
Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding for Local Public Safety Agencies 
CESF funds are available to local public safety agencies on a reimbursement basis and/or for DPS purchase of allowable expenditures. Please see the announcement  (Covid-19-for-Local-Public-Safety-Agency-Opportunity) for a list of allowable expenses and instructions on how to apply for funds.
Any questions and applications  (Covid-19-Reimbursement-Request) can be emailed to cesf.grant@alaska.gov.
Public Safety Press Releases

Village Public Safety Officer Program Celebrates Success

February 19, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) — Over the past year, the Department of Public Safety has drastically changed the administration the Village Public Safety Officer Grant program.  This... Read More

53 New Alaska Law Enforcement Officers to Begin Training

February 18, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska Department of Public Safety is beginning the process of training 53 new law enforcement officers destined for locations across the state... Read More

Troopers Pull Diaper Duty

February 10, 2021 (Fairbanks, AK) – Alaska State Troopers are pulling diaper duty. Recently the need for diapers in rural Alaska was brought to the attention of Captain Ronald Wall of the... Read More