List Of Prison Facilities in Alaska

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in Alaska. The state of Alaska has 97 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



246 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

Alaska has a staggering imprisonment rate of 246 per 100,000 people. A total of 1,844 people are currently incarcerated in Alaska. 2,438 other convicts are on probation and 1,003 are on parole. View recent arrests in Alaska.

Search any prison in Alaska using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

Alaska Prison and Jail System

Alaska has 43 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. Alaska also has 24 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. State also has 5 reentry facilities for housing inmates post-prison. 24 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in Alaska

Alaska Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In Alaska By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 2,438
Parole 1,003
Life Sentence 398
Total Incarcerated 1,844

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 1,695
Female 99

How To Use The Alaska Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in Alaska has never been easier, we have 97 prisons in Alaska. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in Alaska. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In Alaska

You can visit an Inmate in Alaska only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

Alaska DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  1. Send Money Order By Mail only through USPS.
  2. Send cashier's cheque through the mail.
  3. Online through Jpay, MoneyGram (allowed in some state and federal prisons only)

Contact An Inmate in Alaska by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In Alaska

97 Facilities in Alaska are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In Alaska

This is full list of prisons in Alaska. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in Alaska