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. 



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

Troopers Conducting Focused Traffic Enforcement for Holiday Weekend

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Alaska State and Wildlife Troopers will be conducting focused enforcement patrols geared toward speeders and impaired drivers on Alaska roadways this week and... Read More

South Operations Center Project Relocated to Palmer

May 13, 2020 (ANCHORAGE) – The Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the City of Palmer have entered into an agreement to consolidate emergency communication services to improve law... Read More

Alaska Police Memorial Day Video Ceremony

May 15, 2020— Today marks the National Police Memorial Day. Under usual circumstances, the Department of Public Safety and the Anchorage Police Department would host a ceremony in Anchorage... Read More