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

Public Safety Commissioner
Walt Monegan,

Public Safety Deputy Commissioner
William H. Comer,
Deputy Commissioner


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



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Public Safety Press Releases

Department of Public Safety Urges Fireworks Safety Over July 4th Holiday

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Due to high fire danger across the state, residents are urged to exercise extreme caution when using fireworks over the July 4th holiday. Those wanting to use fireworks as... Read More

Troopers Ramp Up Patrols for Independence Day Holiday

June 29, 2018 ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Troopers will have extra patrols on the roadways and waterways to help ensure people safely enjoy the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. Alaska State Troopers... Read More

DPS Publishes Statewide Drug Seizure Data

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – For the first time, the Department of Public Safety has developed a dashboard to inform the public on efforts the Alaska State Troopers are taking to stop drug trafficking... Read More