The DPS Northern Dispatch Center, in Fairbanks, dispatches for C and D Detachments and portions of A Detachment. The center covers a land area of over 415,000 square miles, serving approximately 263,000 residents of the state. The center operates on a 24/7 basis, answering emergent and routine calls for service, dispatching those calls to 229 State Troopers, 48 Wildlife Troopers, 25 Court Services Officers, a few local fire departments and others, around the state.
We are always looking for quality Dispatchers. If you’re interested, please check out the links to the right. We have a video series explaining more about the various Dispatcher positions, as well as a link to Workplace Alaska, which is where you would apply when we have an opening.
Our department also contracts with MATCOM in the Mat-Su Valley and the Soldotna Public Safety Communications Center on the Kenai Peninsula for the remainder of our dispatch services.
If you are looking for more information about being a dispatcher for the Alaska Department of Public Safety watch the 9-part video series below.