Alaska State Troopers

The BEST episodes of Alaska State Troopers

Every episode of Alaska State Troopers ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Alaska State Troopers!

They are the first line of defense on the last frontier, the roughly 400 state troopers who patrol the rugged and unforgiving terrain of America’s largest state — Alaska. One of the toughest law enforcement agencies in the nation, these officers often travel hundreds of miles in piercing subzero temperatures to uphold the law. Responding by land, air and sea — with backup sometimes days away — they face danger to protect the people and wildlife of Alaska.

Last Updated: 11/25/2022Network:National Geographic
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Spring Break Crazy
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9.37
38 votes

#1 - Spring Break Crazy

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/11/2011

Springtime in Alaska means one thing for thousands of adrenaline junkies: Arctic Man. It's one of Alaska's most extreme sporting events and the biggest weeklong party of the year. Only 16 troopers are assigned to the festivities, and they're outnumbered almost 1,000 to one, with backup almost 100 miles away. This year, a blizzard brings in trouble. Then, troopers head out on snow machines in search of a family whose sleds got stuck in the treacherous snowy landscape.

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Cowboy Fugitive
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8.57
44 votes

#2 - Cowboy Fugitive

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/18/2011

Deep in the rugged Talkeetna Mountains, Trooper John Cyr and rookie Trooper Scott Lanier are on the lookout for illegal hunters of sheep, caribou and moose. But when Trooper Cyr tips over his four-wheeler and breaks his ankle, Lanier is alone in the wild, with backup a half-day away. Almost 300 miles south, in the rough waters of the Gulf of Alaska, tourists flock to Kodiak, Alaska's largest island.

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Anchorage Undercover
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8.29
14 votes

#3 - Anchorage Undercover

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/20/2011

Troopers team up with the FBI to confront Anchorage's drug problem- taking down 17 suspects in one night. Across town, a known felon barricades himself inside his house, resulting in a tense standoff for hours. Meanwhile, the search is on for an injured hiker stuck halfway up a treacherous mountain. And troopers patrol Alaska's version of the Everglades in air boats to search for illegal moose hunters.

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Village Vigilantes
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8.29
7 votes

#4 - Village Vigilantes

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/4/2012

Troopers go the distance in this episode of Alaska State Troopers, taking to land, air, and snow machine to bring justice to some of Alaska's most remote locations. Alaskan villages on the outskirts often present challenges for troopers, both tactically and culturally. With the help of concerned locals, troopers are able to track down wanted criminals and solve mysterious cases.

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Armed and Bootlegging
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8.14
7 votes

#5 - Armed and Bootlegging

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/28/2012

It's a criminal homebrew operation, and Trooper Tim Smith must head into a 'dry' village where illegal manufacturing of alcohol has gotten out of control. Meanwhile, Trooper Gordon Young hunts down a dangerous thief and must race to the airport to stop the suspect from fleeing. Later, Trooper Jared Noll makes a seemingly routine traffic stop only to discover that the driver is one of the biggest meth cooks in the valley, and he's got knives with him.

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One in the Chamber
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8.13
23 votes

#6 - One in the Chamber

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/1/2014

Troopers pursue illegal moose hunters in the mountains surrounding the Mat-Su Valley, but the search turns dicey when they come across a fresh, warm grizzly bed still ripe with the stink of the bear. Later, all units rush to the scene when they receive a call about a man with a stolen gun. A tense four-hour standoff ensues when the suspect flees to a nearby residence. The chaos continues when troopers come across some drugged-up fishermen they must detain.

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Armed & Squatting
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8.10
10 votes

#7 - Armed & Squatting

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/16/2012

In this episode of "Alaska State Troopers," danger is around every corner--troopers must confront a man who is illegally living on public land, find a missing toddler who has disappeared into the woods, and track a man with a warrant as he tries to hide in a remove village on the Yukon River.

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Hammered on the Holiday
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7.94
18 votes

#8 - Hammered on the Holiday

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/3/2013

In this one-hour episode of "Alaska State Troopers," Trooper Dan Dahl scans the wilderness for missing hunters in his floatplane. An off-road pursuit turns into a forest foot chase and Fourth of July celebrations keep Troopers busy.

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Vice Squad
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7.92
12 votes

#9 - Vice Squad

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/3/2011

Troopers chase down thieves and smugglers, set up prostitution stings with the VICE squad, catch drunk drivers, regulate moose and caribou hunts, and greet Buddy, a famous dog who saved his family from a fire.

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Bear Aware
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7.88
17 votes

#10 - Bear Aware

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/29/2013

Spring in Alaska begins to bloom, bringing both tourists and bears onto the roadsides of Juneau. While photo opportunities with cute cubs are abundant, Troopers must monitor the action to prevent potential run-ins with protective mama bears. In Seward, Trooper Joe Miller races through the woods to catch a man reported to be chasing campers with a knife. In the Mat-Su Valley, a wanted criminal leads Troopers Lopez and Taylor to a suspicious shed.

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Frontier Force
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7.88
16 votes

#11 - Frontier Force

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/4/2009

Go inside one of the worlds most unique law enforcement agencies as the Alaska State Troopers fight crime, enforce fish and game regulations, and patrol the rugged terrain of Americas largest state. This episode takes viewers across Alaskas vast frontier as Troopers fight crime in Brevig Mission, survey the devastating flooding of the mighty Yukon River, go inside the walls of Anvil Mountain Correction Center in Nome, and take a few minutes to watch part of the famed Iditarod Dog Sled Race.

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Burglars & Bears
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7.85
13 votes

#12 - Burglars & Bears

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/20/2013

The roads are teeming with trouble and the Troopers must dodge wintry conditions to catch their targets/suspects. In Butte, an intoxicated man harasses Troopers and leads them to a surprising discovery: a 9 mm pistol on the couch. An altercation involving alcohol at a Fairbanks hotel leads to arrests. And a dispute between neighbors involving guns on the outskirts of town draws Troopers into the cross fire. Finally, when brown bears take over a remote village dump, Sgt. Dobson must mediate.

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Burning Alaska
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7.81
21 votes

#13 - Burning Alaska

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/24/2014

A man armed with an assault rifle threatens safety in a nail-biting standoff and one trooper must rely on his negotiating skills to dissolve the situation before it turns violent. Meanwhile, worry runs high as an out-of-control wildfire heads straight for Fairbanks, Alaska's second-biggest city. As night falls, evacuating the dangerous area of all residents proves to be a more challenging task than expected.

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Gun N Hide
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7.80
10 votes

#14 - Gun N Hide

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/15/2012

When troopers respond to a call regarding a discharged gun in the Mat-Su Valley, they discover a large stash of weapons hidden inside a boat. There is a good chance that the suspect is still armed and dangerous as officers venture out into the dark woods to search for him. Later, troopers patrol villages near Juneau, handle the fall moose hunt in the Denali wilderness, and search the southeast Alaskan ocean floor for a stolen firearm.

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Smell of Death
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7.79
14 votes

#15 - Smell of Death

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/13/2013

In the Alaskan flats, an abandoned campsite smells suspicious to Troopers Mulvaney and Leigh, who search the surrounding woods for a possible deceased body. Elsewhere, an unruly driver turns onto a side road and Trooper Miller has a gut feeling that something isn't right. Minutes later, when the suspicious car is found crashed in the woods and the driver is nowhere in sight, Miller sprints to apprehend a possibly dangerous suspect.

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Rock-Throwing Rampage
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7.79
28 votes

#16 - Rock-Throwing Rampage

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/18/2015

Troopers scramble to rescue lost snowmobilers, help a stranded citizen, and recover a frozen body, lost to the harshness of the terrain.

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Operation Moose Decoy
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7.78
9 votes

#17 - Operation Moose Decoy

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/13/2011

Alaska’s elite state troopers take down an armed bandit, investigate a junkie hangout, and track down unlawful moose hunters using a unique partner in crime.

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Battling Demons
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7.75
8 votes

#18 - Battling Demons

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/1/2013

Summers in Alaska bring out some of the state's wildest creatures.

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Spring Break Madness
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7.74
72 votes

#19 - Spring Break Madness

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/9/2011

A handful of troopers attempt to keep the peace between 12,000 partiers at Arctic Man. But heavy drinking, downhill ski races and high powered snow machines make this annual event a challenge.

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Carnival Chaos
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7.71
14 votes

#20 - Carnival Chaos

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/24/2013

In this one-hour episode of Alaska State Troopers, recreation is at its peak in Alaska, but as summer smolders on, so does trouble, and Troopers are out in force. Rising temperatures bring fierce 45 mph winds onto wildlife troopers Branden Forst and Tim Abbott as they patrol the Kuskokwim River. When the winds drive the trooper boat onto a sandbar, they must react quickly before the gale swamps the boat with water.

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Frozen Justice
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7.71
7 votes

#21 - Frozen Justice

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/8/2013

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Knife Fight
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7.71
7 votes

#22 - Knife Fight

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/7/2012

Snowflakes fall as Trooper Howie Peterson responds to a snow-machine accident where the victim may be dead or alive. As night falls, he frantically sets out into the backwoods of avalanche country to find the man. Then, a horrific stabbing sends trooper Blake Calhoun on a search for the stabber in a maze of unsecured cabins, where the potentially armed man could be hiding behind any door. Later, Trooper Anthony Stariha tries to catch a speeding vehicle before reaching the populous town center.

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Helter Skelter Homicide
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7.69
13 votes

#23 - Helter Skelter Homicide

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/12/2012

While conducting a simple warrant arrest on his way to a suspect's apartment unit, Sgt. Carson discovers piles of stolen mail and a loaded handgun, and a large-scale fraud ring quickly unravels. Down in Palmer, a missing man is called to the attention of Trooper Cooper, and he suspects that there has been a homicide. Meanwhile, wildlife troopers on Prince of Wales Island stage a sting on illegal nighttime deer hunters.

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High-Speed Chase
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7.69
16 votes

#24 - High-Speed Chase

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/20/2011

Under Alaska’s midnight sun, troopers pursue a felon in a high-speed chase, track down suspected lawbreakers and, deep in the backcountry, hunt for missing rafters on the Tonsina River.

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Deep Woods Standoff
star
7.67
9 votes

#25 - Deep Woods Standoff

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/4/2013

'Death by cop' are three words no trooper wants to hear. But those frightful words are exactly what Trooper Noll hears while responding to a domestic disturbance call. NGC's cameras capture the tense standoff as it unfolds, as Troopers surround the property and negotiate with the man. On one of the busiest highways in the Mat-Su Valley, Trooper Cooper pulls over an intoxicated muscle-head who was reported to have been doing 'donuts' in the middle of the road.

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