Due to the rising number of cases of COVID-19 within the facility, our lobby will be closed to the public until further notice. All visits must be done remotely during this time. Professional visitors, including legal counsel, will still be permitted, after a screening is conducted. We appreciate your patience and will update you with any changes.
RSW Regional Jail does not accept undergarments from the outside. All inmates are provided with undergarments upon committal and can order additional items off of commissary.
Effective immediately, RSW Regional Jail now has an Inmate Search website.
The RSW Inmate Locator> enables members of the public to learn about the status of inmates committed to the custody of the RSW Regional Jail. Please read more for instructional use.>
The primary mission of the RSW Regional Jail is to provide protection for the people of the Commonwealth of Virginia from those who have been remanded into custody. As the conditions of confinement are important to an effective jail system, we make a commitment to provide a humane environment for those confined. The RSW Regional Jail is operated by properly trained personnel. Our staff uses the principles of direct supervision to provide a secure, safe, efficient, progressive, and humane facility for both staff and inmates. RSW Regional Jail will provide inmates an opportunity for personal growth through the implementation of academic and life skills programs and substance abuse counseling and education.