The Alaska State Troopers, Dept. of Public Safety, have primary responsibility for civilian search and rescue in Alaska. Any search and rescue emergency should be reported to the nearest Trooper Detachment, Village Public Safety Officer, or to Trooper Dispatch in Anchorage (428-7200). All requests for search dog teams must originate with or have official mission approval from the Alaska State Troopers.
(800) 478-9300 or contact nearest local office
Avalanche Recording Statewide (800) 478-7675
Anchorage Avalanche and Mountain Weather Information 273-6037 (Road Closure)
Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center Juneau (907)586-5699
Alaska Wing CAP Headquarters 552-5317 or contact nearest office * Normal Process: Alaska State Troopers initiate request for Civil Air Patrol assistance through Rescue Coordination Center (RCC); RCC will activate Civil Air Patrol in appropriate region, assign mission number, and provide approval authority for mission.
U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Coordination Center (800) 478-5555 or
(800) 399-5555 (Statewide)
463-2000 (24 hour Duty Officer - Juneau)
463-2471 (Not 24 hour number - Juneau)
271-6700 (24 hour Duty Officer - Anchorage)
Alaska Air National Guard Alaska Div. of Emergency Services and Alaska Dept. of Public Safety 428-7200 (Information)
Juneau Mountain Rescue Group Contact Alaska State Troopers - Juneau 465-4000 (911 in Juneau area)