Effective 9/23/2021: Due to widespread transmission of COVID in the community, Alaska DOC is suspending all in-person visitation. DOC's goal is to protect the health and safety of both the public and inmates. For inquiries about professional visitation, such as attorney visits, please contact the facility directly.

More information about DOC's response to COVID-19

VACCINE NOTICE - 5/4/2021:

DOC continues to offer the COVID-19 vaccine to all inmates and staff in our facilities throughout the state.

Mission & Vision

The Alaska Department of Corrections provides secure confinement, reformative programs, and a process of supervised community reintegration to enhance the safety of our communities.

We are trained professionals committed to a safe, open and respectful organization. We are dedicated to public safety and will always respect the rights and dignity of victims of crime. Offenders in our charge will be treated in a safe and humane manner, and will be expected to enhance their ability to reform every day.