Newport News Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: June 20, 2022
Newport News Jail

757-926-8759, 757-926-3522

224 26th Street PO Box 57, Newport News City, VA, 23607

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The Newport News Jail is a medium-security city jail. This facility has a total of 525 beds but only operates with 80 beds leaving the additional 138 in reserve for when they are needed.

The sheriff manages the Newport News City Police Department. The Newport News City Police Department is in charge of operating the Newport News Jail where the inmates are housed in single cells on two levels. Inmates that are held here get 3 meals a day but are very restricted in what they can and can not do because the security is tight.

The Newport News Jail provides a variety of programs and services for the inmates so that they can learn new skills and be more successful once they are released from jail.

Newport News Jail — General Information

Facility Name Newport News Jail
Facility Type City Jail
Capacity 525
Address 224 26th Street PO Box 57, Newport News City, VA, 23607
Phone 757-926-8759, 757-926-3522
City Newport News City
Postal Code 23607
State Virginia
County Newport News County
Official Website

Inmate Search

The Newport News Jail has a list of who is being held as well as their charges, bond amount, and next court date and time on their website.

If you would like to do an inmate search but don’t have access to the internet you can always give the detention center a call at 757-926-8759, 757-926-3522 and the staff can help you find who you are looking for.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

The offenders in this facility are allowed to get written letters from loved ones as long as they are written in pencil, black or blue ink. Contraband is prohibited.

Sending Money

If you would like to fund an inmate’s account so they can make purchases from the commissary you can do so by using the kiosk that is located in the jail lobby. The kiosk accepts cash and credit cards. Keep in mind that there is a fee to use this service.

The jail does not accept checks of any kind.

Phone calls

The inmate’s loved ones are able to create a phone account through Securus by giving them a call at 800.844.6591 or visiting their website.

This will allow the inmates to receive messages from their loved ones. The inmate will also be able to call their friends and family that have a landline. Inmates are not able to make phone calls to cell phones.


You will need to present your government-issued photo ID card and be dressed modestly. Visitations can be canceled without reason or warning at any time. You may be subject to being searched.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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