The Ketchikan Correctional Center in the city of Ketchikan serves as the prison for Ketchikan Gateway County County and other nearby cities. Ketchikan Correctional Center is a minimum – maximum security prison facility located in Ketchikan Gateway County. Ketchikan Correctional Center is a state prison, serving Ketchikan and surrounding areas. Ketchikan Correctional Center is located at 1201 Schoenbar Rd Ketchikan Alaska 99901-6270. It’s important to verify the location of your inmate before trying to visit.
Calling an inmate can be difficult and costly. Some prisons charge inmates up to $14 a minute to make long-distance calls. The best way to avoid these fees is to set up a local phone number that has the same area code as the jail but rings at your phone number(s) no matter where you live. Globaltel provides this service and you can reach them at Inmate Calls. To send mail to an inmate you can visit Jail Postcards.
Step one is to locate your inmate. Inmates may be in a local city jail pending trial or following sentencing before transfer to a longer-term state prison. Step two is to call the inmate. Gaining permission to visit a prisoner is often difficult. You’ll need to call an inmate first to learn what days and times and places they have been approved for visitation. Setting up phone service with an inmate will allow you to get this information directly so you can avoid any problems.
Ketchikan Correctional Center is a state prison, so most Alaska state prison inmates at Ketchikan Correctional Center will be serving longer sentences for more serious crimes than those held in City Police Jails or County Prisons. Incarceration in a State prison is hard on inmates and their families. Inmates will need regular funding for their commissary accounts to purchase items like postage, phone calls and even items like soap and toothpaste. This can be an extra burden on their family, so setting up a discount prison call account to avoid the fees jails charge for long distance calls is important. This can be set up at thru Globaltel’s local jail call service at Inmate Calls. Getting friends and family to chip in to regularly fund the inmate’s commissary account can also ease the financial burden on those now left to support their household on their own.
Ketchikan Correctional Center is in the PST-1 time zone. The warden at Ketchikan Correctional Center is Jessica Matthews. It’s important for families of inmates to help each other with information and tips about the prison facility they are in. You can leave comments and tips below about the best places to stay when visiting your inmate as well comments about any local service organization not already on our list of those available to help local families of inmates. We urge you to add your own comments about Ketchikan Correctional Center below. “