Alaska State Troopers
The mission of the Division of Alaska State Troopers is to preserve the peace, enforce the law, prevent and detect crime, and protect life and property. The Division is comprised of posts assigned to five geographic detachments that provide patrol, enforcement, and search and rescue to all areas of the state and a central headquarters. The Alaska State Troopers' eight core missions in meeting these responsibilities are: 1.Maintain public peace and order. 2.Enforce criminal laws and investigate violations of those laws. 3.Enforce traffic laws and regulations and investigate violations of those laws and regulations. 4.Conduct and manage search and rescue operations. 5.Support and assist other law enforcement and governmental agencies. 6.Investigate allegations of human abuse or neglect. 7.Respond to the concerns and inquiries of citizens. 8.Provide current and relevant training to law enforcement and criminal justice agencies.