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Karl S. Leonard 

Hours of Operation
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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

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Mailing Address
Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office
P.O. Box 940
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0001

Street Address
(Main Office)
9500 Courthouse Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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(County Jail)
6900 Mimms Drive
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Jail Operations

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)


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, video visitation
    • Visits can be done on-site (at the jail) or off-site (computer, phone or tablet)
    • Visits can only be scheduled during visitation hours, video visitation.
    • Most Inmates are allowed one 25-minute video visit per week by no more than 4 persons.
    • Appropriate attire is required during video visits.


  • 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.


  • Visitor’s must be registered on the GTL visitation website and have selected the inmate who is being visited.
  • Visitor registration can be done by using the kiosk in the jail lobby

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

  • Special visits for out of town visitors may be coordinated through the jail front lobby.
  • Visitors under these circumstances must
    • present valid picture identification
    • must live more than 100 miles away

Visitation Rules

  • Video visits are monitored and recorded.
  • Any behavior deemed as unsuitable will result in an on-site or off-site video visit being terminated without notice.
  • Prohibited items (for on-site visits) include:
    • Cameras
    • Tobacco products
    • Lighters
    • Purses / handbags, bags of any type
    • Baby carriers or strollers
    • Food and/or beverages
    • Briefcases, unless authorized by a deputy.

Bonding Information

  • All bonding activities take place at the Magistrate's Office, which adjoins the Chesterfield County Jail.
  • To receive bond information, speak with an on-duty Magistrate
  • The Magistrate's Office is open 24/7

NOTE: A third party must post a bond. This can be accomplished through friends, family or bonding companies. Bonding companies can be found in the yellow pages.

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