Portsmouth Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: April 5, 2022
Portsmouth Jail

757-393-8210

701 Crawford Street, Portsmouth, VA, 23704

http://www.portsmouthva.gov/pso/inmateinfo.html

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The Portsmouth Jail is a medium-security city jail. This facility has a total of 478 beds but only operates with 80 beds leaving the additional 138 in reserve for when they are needed.

The sheriff manages the Portsmouth Police Department. The Portsmouth Police Department is in charge of operating the Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth 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.

Portsmouth Jail — General Information

Facility Name Portsmouth Jail
Facility Type City Jail
Capacity 478
Address 701 Crawford Street, Portsmouth, VA, 23704
Phone 757-393-8210
City Portsmouth
Postal Code 23704
State Virginia
County Portsmouth City County
Official Website http://www.portsmouthva.gov/pso/inmateinfo.html

Inmate Search

The Portsmouth 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 757-393-8210 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.

Visitation

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

Directions

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