Ketchikan Correctional Center

Updated on: April 11, 2020
Ketchikan Correctional Center

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Ketchikan Correctional Center Basic Information

Facility Name
Ketchikan Correctional Center
Facility Type
State Prison
Address
1201 Schoenbar Road, Ketchikan, AK, 99901-6270
Phone
907-228-7350
City
Ketchikan
Postal Code
99901-6270
State
Alaska
Country
Ketchikan Gateway Borough County
Official Website
Website
Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

Ketchikan Correctional Center inmate lookup: Gender, Sentence Information, Inmate Roster, Booking Time, Marriage and Divorce Records, Arrests, Bond, Charges, Authority, Race, Document Type, Bookings, Court, Who's in jail, Alias, Release Date, Mugshots, Booking Date, DOB, Eye Color.

When you find out a friend or family member is going to prison, it can be a trying time for everyone involved. You may not know what to do or where to turn. This guide is to help you navigate the troughs of prison to make it a little easier on everyone.

You will learn about the Ketchikan Correctional Center, the life of an inmate, how to search for an inmate, keep in contact, and send money.

About the Ketchikan Correctional Center

The Ketchikan Correctional Center is actually one of the oldest prisons in Alaska.

Although the Ketchikan Correctional Center has a lot of rich history, it still houses inmates of various custody levels from minimum security to death row. Ketchikan Correctional Center is located at:

Ketchikan Correctional Center

1201 Schoenbar Road, Ketchikan, AK, 99901-6270

If you have any questions regarding inmates or the prison, you can call Ketchikan Correctional Center at 907-228-7350.

How to Search for an Inmate

When an inmate is first sent to prison, it is important to do an inmate search to determine which prison in the State of Alaska the inmate was sentenced to. However throughout the process, an inmate can be transferred to different areas of the facility.

To do an inmate search, click here. Read the disclaimer and agree to it to complete the search. You will be redirected to a page where you can search for the inmate by their last name or their inmate number. When you find the inmate you are looking for, click on their name to see other information.

You will want to write down pertinent information such as the inmate’s number and their current location as you will need this information for visitation, sending money, and sending mail.

How to Stay in Contact with an Inmate

Research has shown that inmates who stay in contact with the outside world are more likely to be rehabilitated. Having a good support system helps an inmate to change what they have done and become a better law abiding citizen in the future.

Therefore, the Ketchikan Correctional Center gives inmates and their friends and family several ways to stay in contact.

Send mail

Mail is still an ideal way of staying in contact with an inmate. Not only is it a great way to communicate, but mail is something for an inmate to look forward to. It is encouraged to send mail once a week.

To send mail to an inmate, you will want to make sure it is addressed properly. If you do not know the inmates CDCR number or last location, you will want to do an inmate search to find out that information. Address your envelope in the following way:

Name, CDC#

Ketchikan Correctional Center

Facility, Building #, Cell #

1201 Schoenbar Road, Ketchikan, AK, 99901-6270

Visit an Inmate in Ketchikan Correctional Center

Visiting an inmate is a key component to their rehabilitation and success. Visits to inmates in the general population of the prison are Saturday and Sunday.

In order to visit an inmate, you must schedule a visitation appointment. You must also be an approved visitor on the visitation list.

Talk on the Phone

Inmates at the Ketchikan Correctional Center will not be allowed to receive incoming phone calls. However, they will be allowed to make phone calls.

Inmates are allowed to make collect calls. If they are calling a cell phone or prepaid phone line, you will want to set up a collect calling account with ConnectNetwork.

Commissary

Inmates in Ketchikan Correctional Center are given their basic necessities. However, they may still need extra items such as shoes, socks, underwear, hygiene products, writing supplies, or games. These items can be purchased in a store located within the prison called commissary.

In order for inmates to purchase these items, they must have money in their account.

How to Send Money

There are three ways you are able to send money to an inmate for them to use at commissary.

  1. Lock Box: A no fee service with a shorter hold time for sending money via money order, personal check, or cashier’s checks.You must use a deposit slip.

  2. EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer): A paid service, this is the fastest option with funds posted to inmate’s account within 1 to 3 days. Use the following venders:

  • Connect Network

  • JPay

  1. Mail funds directly to the Ketchikan Correctional Center

Please keep in mind all rules and procedures are put in place to keep you, the staff, and inmates safe.

Daily Life for an Inmate in Prison

Because there is such a variety of security levels, inmates are put on a strict schedule. Also, all rules and procedures must be followed at all times.

Inmates who are not on death row are eligible to work in furniture manufacturing and mattress making. They are given vocation skills such as electrical skills, graphic arts, landscaping, dry cleaning, plumbing, and fabrication.

Inmates are also able to receive education programs such as the GED program and pre-release program that prepares inmates to be released.

Other programs inmates are able to participate in include religious activities, arts and corrections, Shakespeare, anger management, Yoga, gardening, environmental conscientiousness, cultural awareness, health awareness, and more.

When an inmate is first placed in Ketchikan Correctional Center, they will be in something called the reception center. They can be in reception up to 120 days. This is to establish their level of security and place them in the appropriate groups.

Because of this, it is important to do an inmate search every so often to ensure an inmate has not been assigned to a different location within the facility.

Nearby Jail/Prison

Other Prison Types