Electronic Monitoring (EM)

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Release date is less than three years.
  2. No current or prior sex offense related convictions.
  3. No current domestic violence related convictions.
  4. Reside in and work in the Anchorage, Fairbanks, Girdwood, Kenai, Ketchikan, Mat-Su or Sitka areas.
  5. Land-line phone with basic service and long distance carrier
  6. Must be able to provide a "clean" urine sample (no prescription narcotics or street drugs).
  7. NO WEAPONS, ALCOHOL, OR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES IN THE HOME.

The Electronic Monitoring (EM) program allows inmates who meet certain requirements to serve time at home. Inmates can maintain employment, access community-based treatment, perform community work service, address medical issues, and attend religious functions. There is a weekly cost associated with the program. A fee of either $12.00 or $14.00 a day will be assessed plus a $10.00 urinalysis test fee is required.

DO NOT APPLY if these requirements cannot be met. The current conviction, prior convictions, success on probation and parole, and involvement in treatment related programs will be considered.

Telephone Requirements:

  1. NO CALLING FEATURES such as call waiting, caller ID, voice mail.
  2. MUST have long-distance carrier. NO long distance charges will be incurred by Electronic Monitoring equipment.
  3. MUST HAVE ONE CORDED TELEPHONE.
  4. The telephone line must be clear of all electronic equipment - no fax machines, computers, or answering machines, no dial-up internet connections.
  5. Cable modem and DSL Internet connections must be removed.

Payment and Remand Information:

  1. ALL PAYMENTS ARE TO BE MADE IN CASH, MONEY ORDER, OR CASHIER'S CHECK ONLY!.
  2. All installation take place Monday-Friday at 7:45 a.m. Be prepared to provide a urine sample and have $108.00 for the first week's payment.

Please complete the following form to be considered for EM:

EM Application

These forms should be submitted to the Electronic Monitoring Office responsible for the area where residing, Monday to Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. The EM Officers will screen the application and the applicant will be contacted to schedule a home inspection. Once the home has been inspected and the application is approved, a "Report" date will be given. This date does not supersede the "Court-Ordered" date.

EM Officers can be reached at:

EM OFFICE
COVERAGE AREAS
DOC EM Unit
630 G Street, Suite 114
Anchorage, AK 99501
Telephone: (907) 269-0927
Fax: (907) 222-4699
Anchorage
Girdwood
Mat-Su
DOC EM Unit
455 3rd Ave, Suite 130
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Telephone: (907) 458-6830
Fax: (907) 458-6831
Fairbanks
DOC EM Unit
Wildwood Correctional Center
10 Chugach Ave
Kenai, AK 99611-7099
Telephone: (907) 260-7200
Fax: (907) 260-7208
Kenai
DOC EM Unit
Ketchikan Correctional Center
1201 Schoenbar Rd
Ketchikan, AK 99901-6270
Telephone: (907) 228-7350
Fax: (907) 225-7031
Ketchikan
Electronic Monitoring
Sitka Police Department
304 Lake St
Sitka, AK 99835-7572
Telephone: (907) 747-3349
Fax: (907) 747-7122
Sitka