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

Public Safety Commissioner
Amanda Price,

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

Mid-Air Collision Leaves Seven Dead on the Kenai Peninsula

July 31, 2020 (SOLDOTNA, Alaska)— At approximately 0827 hours on 7/31/2020, AST in Soldotna received a report of a plane crash near mile 91.5 of the Sterling Highway. Due to safety concerns... Read More

DPS Alaska Law Enforcement Training Academy Hits New Recent High

July 23, 2020 (SITKA, Alaska)— This coming Sunday, July 26, Alaska Law Enforcement Training (ALET) 20-02 is slated to begin with 53 recruits from multiple agencies. If all the recruits make... Read More

DPS Publishes Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Interim Report

July 23, 2020 (ANCHORAGE) – This week, the Department of Public Safety made the SAKI Interim Report available online for the public. The SAKI project, funded through a federal grant, launched... Read More