Welcome to the Alaska Department Of Public Safety
First Responders in the Last Frontier

Public Safety Deputy Commissioner
James E. Cockrell,
Commissioner

Public Safety Deputy Commissioner
Leon Morgan,
Deputy Commissioner

Mission:

The mission of the Department of Public Safety is to ensure public safety and enforce fish and wildlife laws.

Operating Procedures Manual:

Divisions

Councils


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
 
Submit Anonymous Crime Tips
Submit crime tips to the Alaska State Troopers quickly online while remaining anonymous. Using your cell phone text the keyword AKTIPS, followed by your crime tip to 847411. Alternatively you can submit a tip securely online here. Help the Alaska State Troopers keep your community and state a safe place to live. 
Public Safety Press Releases

Alaska State Troopers Conduct Prostitution Sting

January 24, 2022 (Anchorage, AK)— The Alaska State Troopers Special Crimes Investigation Unit (SCIU) conducted multiple prostitution patron stings in Fairbanks and Anchorage in January 2022... Read More

DPS Welcomes Back Joel Hard

January 12, 2022 (Anchorage, AK)— The Alaska Department of Public Safety has hired former Alaska Wildlife Trooper Colonel Joel Hard as the new Director of Village Public Safety Officer... Read More

Homicide Victim Found on Fire Island in 1989 Identified by DNA Analysis and Genetic Genealogy

December 1, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) – On July 24th, 1989, human remains were found on the northwest shore of Fire Island, west of Anchorage.  Investigators from the Alaska State Troopers... Read More
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