Facility Information

  1. Accreditation & Professional Standards

    The Accreditation program offers this facility the opportunity to evaluate our operations against national standards, to remedy deficiencies and to upgrade the quality of correctional programs and services.

  2. Freedom of Information Act

    To request records from the WVRJ, you may direct your request to the WVRJ’s FOIA Officer.

  3. Inmates

    Read more about rules and regulations concerning inmates such as subscriptions, email, mail, property information, and more.

  4. Map & Directions

    View a map and directions to the Jail.

  5. Operation

    Over 200 people are employed at the Western Virginia Regional Jail. This workforce is comprised of corrections officers, civilians, and contract workers who provide food, medical, and commissary services.

  6. Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

    The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), a federal law enacted in 2003, was created to eliminate sexual abuse in confinement. In addition to providing federal funding for research, programs, training, and technical assistance to address the issue, the legislation mandated the development of national standards. The National Prison Rape Elimination Commission developed recommended national standards for reducing prison rape.

  7. Victim Notification (VINE)

    VINE is an on-line resource that allows a crime victim to search for information regarding the current custody status of inmates serving sentences in Virginia local and regional jails and the Virginia Department of Corrections.