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

Troopers Conducting High Visibility Enforcement Effort

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Alaska State and Wildlife Troopers started the Annual Click It or Ticket high visibility enforcement effort today. The effort runs through June 2.The main focus of... Read More

DPS Highlights the Severity of Strangulation

May 7, 2019 (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – On Friday, May 3, 2019, a Sitka jury found Albert Macasaet guilty of Murder in the First Degree in relation to the murder of 27-year-old JudyLee Guthrie, of... Read More

National Arson Awareness Week 2019

May 6, 2019 (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – This week the Division of Fire and Life Safety is calling attention to Arson Awareness Week. Today through Friday, May 11, the focal point for this awareness... Read More