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Kotzebue Regional Jail

Regional Facility

Last Updated: June 21, 2019
258D 4th Ave PO Box 46, Kotzebue, AK 99752
Northwest Arctic Borough

Kotzebue Regional Jail is for Regional Facility offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for Regional Detention - low facility.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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Kotzebue Regional Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 907-442-3351

Kotzebue Regional Jail is a regional jail facility that handles the intake from the Northwest Arctic Borough County Sheriff's arrests but also from several surrounding counties located at 258D 4th Ave PO Box 46 Kotzebue, AK. This cooperative prison is funded by all of the counties that hold their detainees and sentenced inmates.

The Jail has an official capacity of 12 prisoners. Kotzebue is the center of government services for a number of satellite villages, and are the holding facility for the court system, therefore they usually capacity, especially with local arrests by the Kotzebue Police.

After arraignment most inmates are sent/ transported to Anvil Mountain Correctional Center in Nome by the State Troopers (AST).

The resident "population" of the jail receive 3 square meals a day. The meals are good and nutritious if basic, but there is no choice of fare.

Inmates are allowed the use of a pay telephone for 15 minutes a day (but usually are able to be on the phone more) minimum, if they desire. There are some books, games and puzzles, but selections are limited to our small bookshelf. Any appropriate books can be donated to the jail library.

The Jail is a 'NO SMOKING' facility.

Kotzebue Regional Jail was constructed and opened in 1995, replacing the old jail on the first floor of the old Kotzebue Police offices. The Kotzebue Regional Jail re-opened to State Prisoners May 1, 2005.

Inmate Locator

Kotzebue Regional Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Alaska. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

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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Visitation Information

Kotzebue Regional Jail - Visitation

Visiting Hours

For Female Inmates
2:00 to 3:00pm
6:00 to 7:00pm

For Male Inmates
3:00 to 4:00pm
7:00 to 8:00pm

You MUST provide a Photo I.D. AND be over the age of 18 to visit.

NOTE: No money or property will be accepted at the door. Call in phone card numbers for long distance calls. Arrange clothing exchanges ahead of time.

Attempts to bring contraband such as tobacco products will result in a ban from further visitation and possible criminal charges.

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