Mission Statement

We are dedicated to the efficient and effective operation of the Western Tidewater Regional Jail providing care, custody and support to the inmates lawfully placed in our charge. Our commitment focuses on competent, expeditious, courteous and cost effective services that enhance the safety and security of the residents of the City of Franklin, County of Isle of Wight and City of Suffolk Virginia.


Inmate Visitation


All visitors must acknowledge that visitation is a privilege and may be suspended.

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Employment Opportunities


Explore Employment Opportunities within the Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

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When needed, Western Tidewater Regional Jail will issue either a Request for Proposal or an Invitation to Bid.

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Beyond Scared Straight


A great program that has served members of this community is the Scared Straight Program.

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Inmate Services

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