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One of the few free searches on the internet is for inmates in jail and prison. Below you'll find the searches and lookups available from official websites or those provided with population reports to post online. Other ways to find someone in custody are to call using the phone numbers found by clicking the button on your right marked "Search Jail".

Search all jails in Virginia

jail buttonFind all county jails plus more about those listed here with any alternate search options that are available. "Search Jails" if you don't see your county. Information you'll receive can include offense reports, list of charges, arresting agency and requirements necessary for release.
Local authority within state boundaries that governs smaller communities.
Detention facility with criminal detainees awaiting trial or serving shorter sentences.
Person in the custody of law enforcement for alleged illegal activity. Prisoner or convict.
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More about corrections in Virginia

Virginia is a commonweath but it's criminal justice system is like that of most other states. There is a high concentration of regional jails, some are shared facilities to reduce costs and contract beds to the state and other counties. The VADOC is in charge of housing felony offenders and has an online inmate locator. FACT: William Stone was appointed the first sworn sheriff in America by becoming the sheriff of Accomack County, Virginia in 1634. Thanks to Andy Delbridge for his site on Virginia Jails that helped make the jail affiliations understandable.

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