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

Public Safety Deputy Commissioner
James E. Cockrell,

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
Submit Anonymous Crime Tips
Submit crime tips to the Alaska State Troopers quickly online while remaining anonymous. Using your cell phone text the keyword AKTIPS, followed by your crime tip to 847411. Alternatively you can submit a tip securely online here. Help the Alaska State Troopers keep your community and state a safe place to live. 
Public Safety Press Releases

DPS Launches New Anonymous Crime Tips Tool

July 29, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) – The Department of Public Safety is increasing its crime-fighting arsenal with a new app to help residents view alerts and submit anonymous tips from their... Read More

34 New Alaska Law Enforcement Officers Begin Training

July 26, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska Department of Public Safety is beginning the process of training 34 new law enforcement officers destined for locations across the state. These new... Read More

Fourth-of-July DUI High Visibility Enforcement Campaign Results Are In

July 16, 2021 (Statewide) – The Annual National Anti-DUI campaign Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over High Visibility Enforcement Effort statistics are in. Additional Troopers were patrolling... Read More