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Main County Jail Phone Number
804-748-1476

Jail Lobby Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Visitation Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. 

Inmates Jail Automated Information System
804-748-1476

Canteen Office
804-748-1488

Court Clothing/Item Pick-up/Drop-off
804-768-7345

Emergency Messages Only
(family illness, death)
804-318-8026

Jail Supervisor
804-748-1829
804-768-7327


Emergencies call 911 

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Street Address
6900 Mimms Drive
Chesterfield, VA 23832

 
Sheriffs Office
Jail Operations

Visitation

Regular Visitation

Hours of visitation 

    • Monday through Thursday
      8:30 a.m. -11 a.m. and 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.  
  • Visitors should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the visit start time.
  • Visitation is now done through the use of video screens.
    • Visits can be done on-site (at the jail) or off-site (computer, phone or tablet).
    • Visits can only be scheduled during visitation hours, GTL visitation website 
    • You must be added to the inmates approved visitor list
    • Most Inmates are allowed one 25-minute video visit per week by no more than 4 persons.
    • The jail will have 5 onsite visitation units available for visitation during visitation hours.
  • Appropriate attire is required during video visits.
  • All visits must be scheduled at least 2 days in advance but no more than 6 days in advance.
  • A Video Visitation Brochure can be obtained in the front lobby of the county jail.

Requirements  

  • Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and parents are responsible for the supervision of children.
  • Visitors must have a valid photo identification when checking in at the front lobby for a video visit.

 Registration  

  • Visitor’s must be registered on the GTL visitation website GTL visitation website  and have selected the inmate who is being visited.
  • Visitors have the ability to schedule a visit from home on a tablet or phone.
  • Visitor registration can be done by using the kiosk in the jail lobby.

Note: If you have not registered or the inmate has not added you to their approved visitor list, you will not be authorized to visit.

If you have any questions, call the video visitation information line at (855) 208-7349.

Professional Visitation

  • Professional visits are allowed and are not counted against an inmate's regular visitation limits.
  • Professional visits are dealt with on a first come, first served basis.
  • Such visits are only allowed during normal weekday business hours unless prior authorization from jail administration is received.

Out of Town/Special Visits

  • Out-of-Town Visits-must be pre-approved by a Jail Supervisor.
  • If approved, you must produce a valid picture ID, and there is a four-person maximum.
  • To be pre-approved, please call (804) 748-1829 or (804) 768-7327
  • Visitors under these circumstances must
    • present valid picture identification
    • must live more than 100 miles away

Visitation Rules

  • All visitors must be 18 years or older with a valid photo identification card (DMV driver’s license, DMV ID card, military ID, U.S. Passport, or Foreign Passport with an I-9 form (Employment Eligibility Verification). 
  • Visitors under 18 are required to be accompanied by an adult. 
  • No more than 3 additional family members or friends are allowed on a single video visit.
  • Valid identification must be presented to staff by the primary visitor at the time of check-in.
  • All ID's must have a photo, date of birth, and current address. 
  • All video visits (off jail premises and on jail premises) are recorded and monitored by jail security staff.
  • Any video visit will be terminated without warning if any of the following violations are detected 
    • Acts that encourage sexual behavior
    • Obscene gestures
    • Nudity
    • Disrobing (all visitors must be fully dressed) 
    • Behavior or acts that are criminal under state, local, or federal statute
    • Use of gang signs or acts that encourage or promote gang activity
    • Irrational behavior that is deemed as inappropriate or perceived as a threat to the safety and security of the facility
    • Any violation of these restrictions will lead to suspension or termination of visitation privileges.

Prohibited items during on-site visits include (but are not limited to) 

    • Cameras
    • Tobacco products
    • Lighters
    • Purses / handbags, bags of any type
    • Strollers
    • Food and/or beverages
    • Briefcases, unless authorized by a deputy.

Dress code Restrictions 

    • Low cut neckline, sheer, strapless/backless blouses
    • Spaghetti straps
    • Tank or tube tops
    • Sleeveless shirts (male & females)
    • Overly tight, torn, or cut clothing
    • Gang or graphically explicit signs or emblems, designs, pictures or sayings
    • Clothing that exposes or overly accentuates the body

Video Visitation Policy

  • All visitors must be 18 years or older with a valid photo identification card
    • DMV driver’s license
    • DMV ID card
    • military ID
    • U.S. Passport,
    • or Foreign Passport with an I-9 form (Employment Eligibility Verification)
  • Visitors under 18 are required to be accompanied by an adult.
  • No more than 3 additional family members or friends are allowed on a single video visit.
  • All visits (off-site and on-site) are monitored by jail security staff and a visit will be terminated without warning if obscene gestures, nudity, criminal activity, or anything deemed as unethical behavior is detected by staff.
  • Valid identification must be presented to staff by the primary visitor at the time of check-in.

Cancellation Policy

  • No charge prior to 48 hours before visiting. If canceled within 24 hours of the visit, its 50% refund.