The Alaska State Troopers have introduced a new crime reporting system that allows Alaskans to report information about certain crimes online.

Click the image above to watch a video about the new online reporting system for certain crimes committed in Alaska.

The new system, launched June 10, is for certain non-emergency crimes where the suspect is unknown and the incident was not witnessed. Reports for fraud, harassing phone calls, shoplifting, theft, trespassing, and vandalism/criminal mischief are currently being accepted.

Online reporting systems are utilized throughout the nation with the aim of giving citizens a different path to report certain crimes to law enforcement. The goal is to save both time and resources.

Prior to the new reporting system, Alaskans were forced to call a non-emergency phone number or physically go to an Alaska State Trooper post to file a report.

“This new reporting option for Alaskans will not only free up our Troopers to respond to more calls for service but will also allow for a convenient option whenever someone may be hesitant to call or drive to a post to inform us of crime that is impacting their life,” said Alaska Department of Public Safety Commissioner James Cockrell. “Your Alaska State Troopers are committed to doing our part to address all levels of crime that occur within our state and holding anyone that victimizes Alaskans accountable.” 

When a report is filed through the new system, each one is reviewed for accuracy and any needed follow-up by Alaska State Trooper staff members. Once the report is reviewed and accepted, the reporter receives two emails acknowledging receipt and acceptance. 

Alaskans interested in using this system can find more information online at:

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Alaska Troopers launch online reporting system for certain crimes

Joel Davidson
Joel is Editor-in-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. Joel is an award winning journalist and has been reporting for over 24 years, He is a proud father of 8 children, and lives in Palmer, Alaska.


  • Reggie Taylor says:

    “……..Reports for fraud, harassing phone calls, shoplifting, theft, trespassing, and vandalism/criminal mischief are currently being accepted……..”
    In short, all the crimes they don’t care about.

  • Ed Martin Jr says:

    How about a illegal un-bonded government in violation of AS 39.15.010 -100 all & in part? This is fraud on Alaskan Citizens in a clear & present danger of a abusive government of the powers we give them. Are our State Commissioners in compliance ? NO

  • Steve says:

    Hello? I’d like to report an infraction of the law. Yes, people using the center lane as a method of merging into traffic. Yes, I know you don’t care, but the law is the law. What happens if I’m needing to exit traffic and someone merging into traffic in the same lane collide, who’s at fault. And yes, I have seen Trooper drive by and ignore this infraction. Okay then, what laws other laws aren’t you enforcing?