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Kotzebue Regional Jail
258D Fourth Avenue
PO Box 46
Kotzebue, AK 99752

To locate or find information about an inmate in the Kotzebue Regional Jail, call the jail at 907-442-3351 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Kotzebue Regional Jail.

For information on any of the inmate services such as inmate visitation, receiving phone calls, sending an inmate a letter, a text, an email, money, commissary or anything else, click on any of the green 'inmate services' buttons above.

If you are still having trouble finding an inmate, you can usually find them in the database of any of the inmate service companies linked above.


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About the Kotzebue Regional Jail

The Kotzebue Regional Jail, located in the city of Kotzebue, in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 300 Bookings, with a daily average of 15 Inmates and a staff of 3.
Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Kotzebue Regional Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Kotzebue Regional Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Northwest Arctic Borough Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Kotzebue Regional Jail also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money,
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates
When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Alaska State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for Kotzebue Regional Jail General Information

Do you want to know some quick facts about Kotzebue Regional Jail?... or how to find an Inmate, and then how to to communicate with them when you do locate them?

We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions people always ask us in order to help you find this information.... so keep scrolling down to the bottom of the page to get your questions answered. But if you still have questions and the answer is not on any of the other pages linked from the green buttons at the top of the page, call the facility at 907-442-3351.

Kotzebue Regional Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Alaska Northwest Arctic Borough 15


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

258D Fourth Avenue
PO Box 46
Kotzebue, AK 99752


TELEPHONE NUMBER

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Inmate'a first and last name
c/o Anvil Mountain Correctional Center
1810 Center Creek Rd
Nome, AK 99762


EMAIL

[email protected]

[email protected]


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Kotzebue Regional Jail in Alaska?
There are 15 inmates in the Kotzebue Regional Jail in Alaska. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, Kotzebue Regional Jail will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the Kotzebue Regional Jail.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Kotzebue Regional Jail in Alaska every year?
In 2021, a total of 300 offenders were booked into the Kotzebue Regional Jail in Alaska. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Kotzebue Regional Jail.

How many people work at the Kotzebue Regional Jail in Alaska?
The Kotzebue Regional Jail maintains a staff of approximately 3. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. Alaska law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.

Does the Kotzebue Regional Jail in Alaska have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Kotzebue Regional Jail in Alaska has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Kotzebue Regional Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Kotzebue Regional Jail INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at 907-442-3351 if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a Alaska prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.

What is the address and phone number of the Kotzebue Regional Jail in Alaska?
The Kotzebue Regional Jail address and phone number is: 258D Fourth Avenue
PO Box 46
Kotzebue, AK 99752. Their phone number is 907-442-3351. To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the Kotzebue Regional Jail.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at Kotzebue Regional Jail, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for Kotzebue Regional Jail inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Kotzebue Regional Jail. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Kotzebue Regional Jail. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Kotzebue Regional Jail. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Kotzebue Regional Jail. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Kotzebue Regional Jail. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Kotzebue Regional Jail.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Kotzebue Regional Jail?
Call 907-442-3351 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Kotzebue Regional Jail. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the Kotzebue Regional Jail.

This facility, known as "Kotzebue Regional Jail" is also known as Kotzebue Community Jail, Kotzebue Regional Jail , Kotzebue Regional Jail , Alaska, Northwest Arctic Borough.