The Public Safety Department administers all NAB activities in relation to promotion of public safety in the region, firefighting, search and rescue, administration of the NAB’s Village Public Safety Officer program, and any other functions incidental to the improvement of regional Public safety.
The Public Safety Department shall work to improve all aspects of public safety and law enforcement for the people of the Northwest Arctic Borough by identifying public safety needs, identifying resources available, and establishing and implementing strategies and a comprehensive public safety plan to meet those needs.
Links of Interest
- Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services
- US Department of Justice
- Alaska Crime Statistics
Director of Public Safety
Search and Rescue Coordinator
Village Public Safety Officers
Village Public Safety Officer - Shungnak/Upper Kobuk Rover