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

National Community Risk Reduction Week

January 15, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) - Monday, January 18, 2021, is Martin Luther King Day and is nationally recognized as a National Day of Service and an opportunity for communities to reduce the... Read More

Special Holiday Traffic Enforcement Complete

January 8, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) – Over the nearly three-week special traffic enforcement effort, Alaska State Troopers and Wildlife Troopers issued 724 citations and investigated 148... Read More

Your Favorite Holiday Decoration Could be Deadly

December 29, 2020 (Anchorage, AK) – With the echoes of the Christmas festivities quieting down to a return to usual life, extra precaution should be taken with the evergreen that helped make... Read More