The mission of the Alaska Correctional Officers Association is to promote and enhance the Correctional Officer’s profession, advocate for safe terms and conditions of employment, and to bargain for fair and equitable wages and benefits. Established in 2004, the Alaska Correctional Officers Association (ACOA) is an independent labor organization representing Alaska Correctional Officers state-wide. ACOA’s primary duty is to ensure that each Officer is able to return safely to his or her family at the end of each shift. Correctional Officers work behind the scenes to protect the public 24/7. Correctional Officers truly ‘Walk Alaska’s Toughest Beat!’.

Watch the Legislative Hearing on Inmate Deaths

Today, July 15, 2014, Senator Hollis French held a Hearing on the recent inmate deaths. Commissioner Schmidt and Laura Brooks (DOC Deputy Director of Admin. Services) spoke first, followed by Jeff Jesse (begins at 37:00) of the Mental Health Trust Authority, ACOA (59:25), and […]

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