Kotzebue is home to the Kotzebue Regional Jail. This prison facility holds inmates sentenced in Kotzebue and Northwest Arctic County Courts and courts of other cities in the Northwest Arctic County area areas. It's important to call an inmate first to make sure they can receive visitors and that they are still at the facility. Kotzebue Regional Jail is located in Kotzebue AK, in the 99752-0046 Zipcode. This is in Northwest Arctic County AK. Before traveling or booking hotels, always verify with your inmate first.
Prisons in AK, like many others these days can make it difficult and costly for inmates to call the outside. This is also true of Kotzebue Regional Jail. Some charge long distance fees of over $10 a minute making it almost impossible to maintain relationships and family ties. Inmate families have found they can avoid these abusive fees by setting up a local prison phone number that ring their long distance phone. A company called GlobalTel.com provides this service and they can be contacted here: jail calls
. They also provide an easy way to send mail to an inmate. To use their mail service, click here: send postcards
. Once you get set up with call service and can communicate with your inmate, it will be easier to start making plans for visitation. AK has many types of prison facility. City Jails, County Jails, State Jails and State Penitentiaries will each have their own rules and times for visitation and even rules for sending and receiving inmate mail
Kotzebue Regional Jail is a County Jail facility. It can be helpful to understand the type of facility because this will largely determine how inmates at Kotzebue Regional Jail will be treated. Prisons and jails today charge for everything. You can expect to pay for soap, toothpaste, phone calls and stamps, books and even paper are all provided for a fee that is often many times higher than the price paid in the free world. Setting up an economical phone service so you can communicate without long distance charges is the first step. Then you should ask your inmate what else they will need and how you can properly send it.
Kotzebue Regional Jail is located in the PST-1 time zone. Ensure your call times match the correct time in your inmate's location. The current Kotzebue Regional Jail warden is Superintendent Joe Mills-Bain. You can often talk directly with them at a smaller facility or write and email them at a larger one. This will naturally depend on the size and type of your prison facility. Prison families can do a lot to help each other and their inmates in Kotzebue Regional Jail by sharing information about this facility with other families. We make that easy. Take a moment to share your experiences at Kotzebue Regional Jail. Everything from suggestions about the best places to stay to the most helpful local organizations can be valuable to others.