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

Public Safety Commissioner
Amanda Price,

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
Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding for Local Public Safety Agencies 
CESF funds are available to local public safety agencies on a reimbursement basis and/or for DPS purchase of allowable expenditures. Please see the announcement  (Covid-19-for-Local-Public-Safety-Agency-Opportunity) for a list of allowable expenses and instructions on how to apply for funds.
Any questions and applications  (Covid-19-Reimbursement-Request) can be emailed to cesf.grant@alaska.gov.
Public Safety Press Releases

Deaths Amongst Alaskan Adults Over 60 Increases in 2020

November 24, 2020 (Anchorage, AK) – Adults 65 and over are twice as likely to be killed or injured in a fire compared to the rest of the population.  By the time they reach 75, the... Read More

Wildlife Troopers Patrol Southeast Alaska for Hunting Violations

November 19, 2020 (Anchorage, AK)— From November 4th through the 16th, 11 law enforcement officers from the Alaska Wildlife Troopers and the US Forest Service conducted an enhanced patrol of... Read More

Always Buckle Up – Be Extra Aware This Holiday Season

November 13, 2020 (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — *Click* is the sound that you should hear before you start to roll out in your vehicle. If you're one of the few that still just doesn't "... Read More