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AK DOC - Palmer Correctional Center

State Prison

Last Updated: June 21, 2019
Address
Glen Hwy - Mile 58 PO Box 919, Palmer, AK 99645
County
Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Phone
907-745-5054
Fax
907-745-5054
Email
doc.admin.services@alaska.gov

AK DOC - Palmer Correctional Center is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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AK DOC - Palmer Correctional Center basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 907-745-5054

The inmates housed at AK DOC - Palmer Correctional Center located at Glen Hwy - Mile 58
PO Box 919 in Palmer, AK are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

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Palmer Correctional Center houses both medium and minimum security inmates. The facility offerssubstance abuse treatment as well as psychiatric treatments for acute disorders. There is also a family violence intervention program based at this facility that helps offenders break the cycle of domestic violence. This facility also has an outpatient sex offender treatment program that claims to help lower the recidivism rate of sex offenders through group therapy. Inmates can earn their GED and get adult basic education at this facility. Adult basic education, sometimes referred to as ABE, gives offenders the educationequivalent of 9th grade, while the GED program helps inmates earn their high school equivalency diploma. Vocational studies at this institution are in small engine repair, forklift operation, welding courses, and many computer information/drafting courses. Inmates are encouraged to take advantage of these classes while they are incarcerated as it teaches them a new skill and can help in their eventual reintegration to society.

Inmate Locator

AK DOC - Palmer Correctional Center is a facility in the Alaska Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

Visitation remains suspended at all institutions in Alaska statewide. We understand how important family contact is to both the inmates and their loved ones, and we look forward to reopening visitation as soon as it is medically safe to do so. Due to the congregate nature of a correctional facility and the rise in cases throughout the state, it is important DOC remains vigilant in protecting the health and safety of those who live and work in our institutions. We appreciate everyone's patience and understanding.

Since February 2, 2020 DOC has been screening every inmate booked into a DOC facility for COVID-19. On February 3, 2020 the DOC Infectious Disease Response Team held its first tabletop exercise for coronavirus response and has been meeting at least weekly since that time. A clinical care guide for DOC medical staff has been in place since 2/27 and a full departmental response plan was drafted March 4. On March 23 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued its Interim Guidance on Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Correctional and Detention Facilities. The Department was pleased to see that the safeguards already put in place in Alaska met the standards issued by the CDC.

Visitation Information

Inmates housed in the Medium Facility are divided into four groups. Medium Facility inmates need to determine which group they are in so they may inform their visitors. Group I (A-K) — Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Holidays Group II (L-Z) — Tuesday, Friday, Sunday and Holidays Group III (TLC) — Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays All visits will be approximately one hour in length. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday evenings: 6:30 PM, 7:45 PM, and 9:00 PM (adult visitors only) Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays: 10:30 AM (adult visitors only), 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 6:30 PM, 7:45 PM, and 9:00 PM (adult visitors only) No Thursday visiting. Inmates housed in the Palmer Correctional Center may be visited every day except Thursdays when there is no visiting.. All visitors must check in thirty minutes prior to visits. Visitors will be transported to the Medium and Minimum facilities and back to the HRC at approximate designated times only. The bus will not be held or called back. All inmates requiring Secure Visiting must submit a written request 48 hours in advance. All Transitional Living Community Inmates must submit a written request 48 hours in advance of weekday visits. Special Conditions Visitation Prisoners who have a court order precluding visitation with certain individuals will have the following visitation times effective April 30, 2015: Sunday: Secure visits only during the 1300 and 1945 hour visitation times. Monday – Wednesday, and Friday: contact visiting in the medium facility visitation room, during 0900 – 1000 hours and 1400 – 1500 hours. All special conditions visitation will be on a first come first approved basis.

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