Welcome to the Hampton Roads Regional Jail!

The Hampton Roads Regional Jail serves the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, and Portsmouth, Virginia.
The primary function of the facility is to house inmates for the four participating jurisdictions, including both male
and female inmates, pretrial and sentenced inmates, and inmates with special needs or who require special management.

The facility is operated under the direction of the Hampton Roads Regional Jail Authority, which is comprised of the
Sheriff, City Manager, and a member of the City Council from each of the four participating jurisdictions. The Authority
will operate the facility in accordance with the collective best interests of the participating jurisdictions.

Our Mission Statement
Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Hampton Roads Regional Jail is to protect the public and institutional safety through the incarceration of offenders in a facility that meets statutory and constitutional standards of care and provides program opportunities.

HRRJ Career Opportunities
HRRJ Career Opportunities

The Hampton Roads Regional Jail offers employment as Jail Officers who are primarily responsible for supervision of inmates within their assigned areas.  Jail officers participate in the day to day operations of the jail and must...

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Accreditations & Memberships

Events
Events

The Hampton Roads Regional Jail is a proud member of the Virginia Association of Regional Jails, showing huge support by attending the annual VARJ conference.

Volunteers
Volunteers

Every year the officers of the Hampton Roads Regional Jail give back to the community by volunteering for the annual "Day Of Caring".

Morale
Morale

The Hampton Roads Regional Jail softball team is well renowned for it's championship spirit.  Teams travel throughout the country participating in law enforcement sofball tournaments and in local softball leagues.