Security Level 2 - Assignment Criteria:
For Initial Assignment ONLY: No Escape History within past 5 years. Single Life sentences must have reached their Parole Eligibility Date (PED). No disruptive behavior for at least past 24 months prior to consideration for a transfer to any less-secure facility.
Hours, days, and rules of visitation varies from facility to facility. However, the majority of facilities do not allow shorts or skirts over the knee, shirts without sleeves that do not cover your shoulder, underarms must also be covered even when hands are raised, and all visitors must wear underwear and bras. For any specific information, please look for a thread on visits to that facility found in the Central region subsection.
Opened - 1993
Average Daily Population (June 2008) - 1,106
Special Populations - Parole Violators
Site Additions/Upgrades - N/A
Virginia Correctional Enterprises - Metal Industry
Special Purpose Institution - It is a reception and classification facility. Its role is to intake offenders from the local jails and process them into the Department. It houses inmates classified to multiple levels of security.