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

Public Safety Commissioner
Amanda Price,
Commissioner

Public Safety Deputy Commissioner
Michael Duxbury,
Deputy Commissioner

Mission:

The mission of the Department of Public Safety is to ensure public safety and enforce fish and wildlife laws. 

Divisions

Councils


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

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

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