Governor’s Cabinet Public Safety Walt Monegan Commissioner http://dps.alaska.gov/ Mr. Monegan began his career in public service as a member of the United States Marine Corps, and later as a volunteer firefighter and medic. He went on to serve more than 33 years with the Anchorage Police Department, including five years as Chief of Police from 2001 to 2006. Upon retirement from APD, Mr. Monegan was appointed Commissioner of Alaska’s Department of Public Safety from 2006 to 2008. Most recently, he was President of the Alaska Native Justice Center, a non-profit agency advocating for equality in Alaska’s justice system. Boards and Commmissions Appointments Criminal Justice Commission, AlaskaEmergency Response Commission, Alaska State Back to the Governor's Cabinet page.