The Alaska Department of Corrections currently contracts with SECURUS Technologies for telephone services with family, friends and loved ones (F.F.L).
SECURUS is required to meet federal requirements as imposed by the Federal Communication Commission and the local requirements required by the Alaska Regulatory Commission for services and fees.
Inmates may only place outgoing calls and cannot receive incoming calls to their facility. In order for inmates to place calls, a billing account needs to be established by F.F.L with SECURUS Technologies. The following billing accounts are currently available:
ADVANCE Connect: Allows family, friends and loved ones to receive collect calls from inmates and have the charges deducted automatically from the F.F.L's prepaid account.
DIRECT Bill: Allows family, friends and loved ones to receive collect calls from inmates and have the charges billed directly to the F.F.L's through SECURUS Correctional Billing Services. Credit check required.
Billing Accounts may be set up through the SECURUS website. Or by calling 1-800-844-6591.
CALLING RATES:Calling rates for all interstate and intrastate calls are revised due to a Federal Communications Commission Order and with the approval of the Federal Regulatory Commission of Alaska.
Destination Class Customer Type Per Minute Local Pre-Paid 0.07* All Others** Pre-Paid 0.21 Local Collect 0.07* All Others** Collect 0.25
*The maximum charge for a local call is $1.00.
**Special rates apply to international calls.
FUNDING FEES:Additional charges for services provided by SECURUS are as follows:
Automated payment fee: $3.00 per use Live Agent fee: $5.95 Return Check charge: $25.00 Billing Statement fee: $2.00