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 Switching Out their Blues

April 23, 2019 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Tomorrow is Wear Denim Day and the Department of Public Safety is going all-in with an eye-catching uniform change for the day. Troopers are encouraged to... Read More

Prince William Sound Sport and Subsistence Shrimp Pot Fishery Opens

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) –Today kicks off the 2019 Prince William Sound sport and subsistence shrimp pot fishery. Alaska Wildlife Troopers will be out patrolling and checking buoys and pots... Read More

First Time Rural Trooper Advanced Training Covering Topics of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assaults

April 9, 2019 (Anchorage Alaska) – During the first week of April, the Department of Public Safety held a Rural Trooper Training for the first time. The training covered topics that were all... Read More