Effective 11/8/2021: in-person and attorney visitation by appointment is permitted at all institutions unless otherwise specified*. All visitors will be subject to COVID-19 screening prior to entering visitation areas.

*ACC-East, AMCC, FCC, HMCC, and WCC remain closed to visitation. ACC-West and WPT are open for visitation.

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.