Division of Alaska Wildlife Troopers

Guardians of the Last Frontier: Protecting Alaska's Future



  • Statewide patrol of commercial big game services
    • Identification of illegal guiding and transporter activities
  • Statewide commercial fisheries
    • Reduction of unlawful harvest and sales of wild-stocks
  • Statewide sport fish and sport fish guiding
    • Reduction of illegal harvest and sale of sport fish
  • Statewide game and trapping
    • Prevention of waste and illegal harvest
  • Boating safety
    • Enforcement and education regarding boating safety
  • Safeguarding habitat
    • Reduction of watershed damage and non-compliance of environmental permits

Welcome to the Division of Alaska Wildlife Troopers web site. We hope your visit will be both enjoyable and informative. We are very interested in your thoughts so please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments and we will do our best to provide you with any information or assistance we can.

We hope you will check out the rest of our site for more in depth descriptions of our division and the job that we do for our state.

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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