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Sheriff
Karl S. Leonard 

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

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

Main Sheriff's Office Phone Number
804-748-1261

Main County Jail Phone Number
804-751-1476

Emergencies call 911 

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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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Sheriffs Office
Jail Operations

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

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, 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.

 Required 

  • 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 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

  • 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
    • Baby carriers or 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

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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