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Richmond City Sheriff's Office
City of Richmond


1701 Fairfield Way

Richmond, VA
23223 USA


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2018-01-30A New Sheriff in TownNews Article
2018-07-23Richmond City Sheriff’s Office Providing a Medication Disposal UnitPress Release
2018-07-10Richmond City Sheriff’s Office Launches Inmate Search DatabasePress Release
2018-06-22RCSO Highlights Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month for JunePress Release
2018-06-20Richmond City Sheriff's Office Hosts First Blood DrivePress Release
2018-06-15RCSO partners with 7-Eleven and the Richmond Public Schools for Project Operation ChillPress Release
2018-04-19From Trauma to Prison to Harvard - The Power of ResiliencePress Release
2017-07-18Richmond House of Delegates Members Visit Richmond City Justice CenterPress Release
2017-06-19Sheriff's Office, VCU and Caritas Works Partner for Pilot Construction Training ProgramPress Release
2017-06-07Sheriff Presented with Donation from Local Women's GroupPress Release
2017-05-27Sheriff Issues Statement on Shooting Death of Virginia TrooperPress Release
2017-05-22Sheriff Accepts 1 Million Mohawks for Mental Health Challenge Press Release
2017-05-17Naphcare Employee ArrestedPress Release
2017-05-16Sheriff Woody Praises City Council for Project Lifesaver FundingPress Release
2017-05-10REAL Program Evaluation Results 2014-2015 Shows Reduction in RecidivismStudy Results
2017-05-10Sheriff Woody Announces Results of Recidivism StudyPress Release
2017-04-12Bryan Stevenson Visits RCJCPress Release
2017-03-28Richmond City Sheriff's Office Receives 100% Compliance from VLEPSCPress Release
2017-03-15Sheriff Woody Hosts 10th Date with Dad CelebrationPress Release
2017-02-23Richmond City Sheriff's Deputy Apprehends Larceny SuspectPress Release
2017-02-09Judge Dismisses Sheriff Woody from LawsuitPress Release
2017-02-06Jail Resident Passes Away at HospitalPress Release
2017-01-31Sheriff Woody and Chief Durham Partner for Project LifesaverPress Release
2017-01-31Deputy Finds Contraband on ArresteePress Release
2016-12-21Notice of Inmate DeathPress Release
2016-12-21Sheriff Woody Delivers Gifts to Children at Richmond Children's HospitalPress Release
2016-12-21Deputy Discovers Contraband on ArresteePress Release
2016-12-21Sheriff Woody Hosts Motherhood Holiday Tea for Second YearPress Release
2016-12-20Sheriff Woody Presented with U.S. FlagPress Release
2016-12-19Sheriff Woody Announces Memorial Scholarship FundPress Release
2016-12-15Richmond and Chesterfiels Sheriffs Tout Cooperation in Receiving Mental Health GrantPress Release
2016-12-13Richmond Sheriff's Office Announces Jury ScamPress Release
2016-11-30REAL program Partners with Local Tattoo Removal ServicePress Release
2016-11-21Sheriff Woody Teams Up with 106.5 The Beat for ThanksgivingPress Release
2016-11-28Federal Court Dismisses DOJ ADA Suit Filed in MarchPress Release
2016-11-095th Basic Academy Graduates at the Richmond City Justice Center Press Release
2016-10-03Richmond Sheriff's Office Announces V3 CertificationPress Release
2016-09-02Sheriff Woody's Statement on Passing of Major Kenneth AndersonPress Release
2016-08-31Misdemeanor Community Service Program Participants Beautify Ancarrow's LandingPress Release
2016-08-30Sheriff Hosts Back to School Cook Out for Resident's ChildrenPress Release
2016-07-18Sheriff Woody Statement on Baton Rouge Police ShootingsPress Release
2016-07-08Sheriff Woody Statement on Dallas Police ShootingsPress Release
2016-07-08Sheriff Woody Mourns the Passing of Berrien County, Michigan DeputiesPress Release
2016-05-18Holocaust Survivors Speak to REAL Program ParticipantsPress Release
2016-05-16Sheriff C.T. Woody, Jr Recognizes National Police WeekPress Release
2016-05-12Sheriff Recognizes the Therapeutic Value of Yoga and MeditationPress Release
2016-03-10Sheriff Promotes REAL Program to Chesterfield Chamber of CommercePress Release
2016-03-13RCJC Hosts the Fifth 'DANCE OF THEIR OWN'Press Release
2015-11-17Sheriff Graduates 3rd Basic Academy from RCJCPress Release
2016-02-032nd Woman Arrested Bringing Drugs into JailPress Release
2016-02-02RCJC Awarded Prestigious LEED CertificationPress Release
2016-01-20Woman Arrested Bringing Drugs into JailPress Release
2016-01-19Sheriff Woody Honors Unclaimed VeteransPress Release
2015-12-21Sheriff's Office Gives Back to RVAPress Release
2015-12-22Inaugural RCJC Holiday TeaPress Release
2015-12-16Sheriff Hosts Job Preparation for InmatesPress Release
2015-10-21CNN features fatherhood initiative at Richmond City JailNews Article
2015-10-21RVA labeled 'fatherless town' by CNNNews Article
2015-10-20Richmond jail graduate celebrated on Steve HarveyNews Article
2015-10-23Former Richmond jail's inmate story to be aired on CNN and Steve HarveyNews Article
2015-10-17Long time Richmond inmate's turnaround story makes national TVNews Article
2015-09-14Richmond jail's inmate admits to drug bust inside City Justice CenterNews Article
2015-08-01Correctional News Magazine Feature on RCJCMagazine Article
2015-07-17Names of inmates who died in Richmond jail releasedNews Article
2015-05-18Virginia must stop cycle of felonies by defaultNews Article
2015-05-07VA DMV helps Richmond inmates get IDs, birth certificateNews Article
2015-03-31Local authorities give insight on transporting prisoners News Article
2015-02-26RCJC offers college scholarships to Inmates for the first timeNews Article
2014-11-18The program that is helping Richmond inmates stay out of jail and never come backNews Article
2014-10-03Richmond jail 'frequent flyer' goes to extremes to tour new Justice CenterNews Article
2015-03-23Annual Fathers and Daughters DancePress Release
2014-11-25AIA Recognizes Sheriff WoodyPress Release
2015-05-05DMV Connect Program offers Inmates IDsPress Release
2015-09-14Drug Bust at RCJCPress Release
2015-09-02Javon Morris Final Autopsy ReportPress Release
2015-09-08Shawn Samuel Jr. Final Autopsy ReportPress Release
2014-10-03Former Inmate CaughtPress Release
2015-07-21Inmate's Death Due to Natural CausesPress Release
2014-12-23Inmates Embrace Holiday SpiritPress Release
2015-07-17Jail Deaths Additional InformationPress Release
2014-10-06Former Congressman Kennedy to Host Recovery Rally at Justice CenterPress Release
2015-09-15Deputy Makes Marijuana Possesion Arrest at John Marshall CourtPress Release
2014-11-21Offenders Prepare for Reentry with Job Prep CoursePress Release
2015-05-11Sheriff Holds Picnic for Deputies in Honor of Correctionc WeekPress Release
2015-07-14RCJC Training Department Recertified by DCJSPress Release
2014-07-16RCJC Residents Write President ObamaPress Release
2015-07-21RCJC Certified by Board of CorrectionsPress Release
2015-02-18RCJC 1st Academy GraduationPress Release
2015-04-22RCJC 2nd Academy GraduationPress Release
2015-03-18Graduation for REAL and Fatherhood ProgramsPress Release
2015-09-29REAL Program GraduationPress Release
2015-05-19Chief Durham tours RCJCPress Release
2014-12-19Telepsychiatry at Richmond Justice CenterPress Release
2015-02-13Sheriff's Office Continues PartnershipPress Release