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Richmond City Sheriff's Office
City of Richmond


1701 Fairfield Way

Richmond, VA
23223 USA


Email: Ask The Sheriff

Fax: (804)646-4291



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Inmate Visitation


NOTE: At this time, during the COVID – 19 pandemic, the Lobby is currently closed to visitors for the purpose of visitation. There will be a notification dispersed on the webpage, as well as other sources when visitation will be allowed.


Q: When does visitation occur for a Richmond City Justice City (RCJC) resident?

A: Seven days a week between 9:00am – 6:00pm


Q: How often can a RCJC resident have visits?

A: One visit every seven days. Out of state visitors (anyone located more than 100 miles from RCJC) may visit once per month based on a written request by the resident. Visit must be approved/scheduled by administration prior to.


Q: How many visitors can a RCJC resident have at one time?

A: Four (4) - children included within count


Q: When does attorney visitation occur for RCJC residents?

A: Residents have full access to attorneys.


Q: Is there a dress code to follow when visiting a resident at RCJC?

A: Yes. Leggings, jeggings, sheer and revealing clothing, profane words or imaging on clothing ARE NOT allowed. Skirts must be knee length when seated.


Q: Is food/drink allowed within the visitation area?

A: No. It is allowed within our lobby area.


Q: Is pen/paper allowed within the visitation area?

A: No.


Q: Are car seats and/or strollers allowed within the visitation area?

A: No. There is a designated area to store them.


Q: Are cellphones allowed within the visitation area?

A: No. A locker is available to store personal items. There is a refundable $.25 required.