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!’.

ACOA Press Release on PCC Closure

ACOA/Correctional Officers/Public Excluded from DOC Commissioner’s Decision
This morning the Department of Corrections announced the closure of the Palmer Correctional Center. The Commissioner also indicated in the press that he had been in “regular dialogue about these scenarios” with the Alaska Correctional Officers Association (ACOA); […]

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