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. 



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

Grant Applications Now Being Accepted for Rural Public Safety Infrastructure Projects

DPS is seeking grant proposals from eligible applicants for funding through the Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance (EFLEA) Program to address the critical public safety infrastructure needs in rural Alaska.

The request for grant proposals and application documents are available through the state’s Online Public Notice System at https://aws.state.ak.us/OnlinePublicNotices/Notices/View.aspx?id=195832

DPS has Record Recruitment Cycle

November 5, 2019 (ANCHORAGE)— Last week, the first of two application periods for the July 2020 Public Safety Academy closed out with just over 1000 applications submitted to the Trooper... Read More

Alaska Fire Service Award Recipients Named

November 1, 2019 (ANCHORAGE) — Anchorage Fire Department firefighter/paramedic Christopher “Doug” Widener was off duty and driving down the Old Seward Highway this past January... Read More

Alaska State Troopers K9 Detector Academy Certifies Six New Teams

October 31, 2019 (ANCHORAGE) — Six new K9 teams, each including a dog and handler, graduated earlier this month from the Alaska State Troopers K9 Detector Academy. Only days later, one of... Read More