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

Commissioner Price Announces New Fire Marshal, AST Colonel

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – Department of Public Safety Commissioner Amanda Price today announced new director-level appointments as she continues building out the DPS Leadership Team. Richard... Read More

Troopers Conclude Holiday High Visibility Enforcement Efforts

January 2, 2019, ANCHORAGE, Alaska – From 12/13/2018 through 1/1/2019, Troopers made the following contacts:   39 misdemeanor DUI arrests, 0 felony DUI Arrests13 drivers charged with... Read More

Troopers Find Stolen Firearms while Recovering Stolen Vehicles

December 12, 2018 PALMER, Alaska – On Dec. 10, 2018, at approximately 8:00 in the morning, the Alaska State Troopers’ Palmer Criminal Suppression Unit (CSU), AST’s Palmer Patrol... Read More