Inmate visitation CANCELED Dec. 14-15:

Due to a scheduled maintenance event, all inmate visitation at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center has been CANCELED for this Saturday, Dec. 14, and Sunday, Dec. 15. Phone access may also be interrupted. Thank you for your understanding.

Providing Public Safety for the City of Virginia Beach

Under the leadership of Sheriff Ken Stolle, the 500+ appointees of the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office work for the public safety and betterment of Virginia Beach by operating the Correctional Center, providing Courthouse security, serving civil paperwork and volunteering in the community.

Meet our 46th Basic Academy graduates

The Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office on Nov. 14 held its 46th Basic Academy graduation ceremony, recognizing 18 deputy recruits’ successful completion of training.

Join Our Team

Want to make a difference in our community? We’re hiring! Join the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office for a rewarding career, competitive salary and benefits.

Visit With an Inmate now

The Virginia Beach Correctional Center now offers on-demand inmate visitation via any web-enabled device. Visit with your loved one now.

Learn how we're helping opioid addicts

The Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office and our medical provider, NaphCare Inc., recently introduced a new opioid treatment protocol involving the tapered administration of buprenorphine to make withdrawal safer and more humane for those addicted to opioids.

Improving Mental Health Treatment

Sheriff Ken Stolle and the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office are committed to improving mental health treatment in our jail and in our community. A $1 million grant from the state July 1 will fund a comprehensive new program.

About The Sheriff's Office

Under the leadership of Sheriff Ken Stolle, the 500+ appointees of the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office work for the public safety and betterment of Virginia Beach by operating the Correctional Center, providing Courthouse security, serving civil paperwork and volunteering in the community. We continually strive to maintain a high standard of excellence and to serve and protect our community.

We accomplish our mission through our core values: commitment, integrity, compassion and professionalism.

Inmate Services

1400

Inmates

537

Appointees

49.3

Million $ Budget

20000

Admits/Releases

7100

Civil Processes

Our Mission

Public Safety

Our #1 priority is the public safety of the citizens of Virginia Beach. Securing the jail is one way we accomplish that.

Public Service

We are – first and foremost – public servants and we aspire to provide the best possible service to our community.

Fiscal Responsibility

We are good stewards of our public funding and are always looking for ways to ease the burden on taxpayers.

Innovation

We are a public safety force for the 21st Century and leverage technology to provide better, more efficient service.

Mental Health

This is our biggest public safety challenge. We are committed to improving mental health treatment before, during and after incarceration.

Reentry

With an 85% success rate, we rehabilitate and prepare offenders to successfully reenter society by teaching vital life skills.

What We Offer

Leadership

Learn about leadership at the Sheriff’s Office under Sheriff Ken Stolle and Undersheriff Brian Stru…

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Community Outreach

Our volunteer efforts stretch through every part of our organization and touch many areas of the co…

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Employment

Serve and make a difference in the community while earning a competitive starting salary and benefi…

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Inmate Lookup

See charges, bonding information and mugshots for current Virginia Beach Correctional Center inmate…

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Calls & Visits

Schedule a visit with an inmate (or visit now on demand!) and learn about inmate telephone accounts…

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CareMart

Provide a fresh-cooked, premium meal for your loved one. Clothing and care packages are also availa…

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Annual Report

Our Annual Report is published each fall and provides compressive information about our operations.

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Advertising

Advertise your business to a captive audience via the closed-circuit TVs in the jail and Courthouse.

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Prison Rape Elimination Act

Click here to learn how the VBSO complies with the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act.

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Social Corner

Get social with us and always know what’s going on! Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to see our latest events, pictures and videos, and share your experiences!

We made our annual toy donation to @WTKR3’s Holiday Helpers program live on air with @CIARAWTKR last night at @thepembrokemall! Find out how you can help here (the drive ends TOMORROW and all the toys go to kids living in local homeless shelters!): https://wtkr.com/2019/11/25/give-back-to-local-children-in-need-this-season-through-holiday-helpers-2/ ….pic.twitter.com/dNpuCeMQcC – At Pembroke Mall

https://twitter.com/VBSO/status/1205222793811505167

Tune into @WTKR3 tonight at 6 to see us live on air with @CIARAWTKR supporting the Holiday Helpers program! Even better come by @thepembrokemall and make a donation! #holidayhelpers #givingbackpic.twitter.com/o2QzNbKmKH

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Due to a scheduled maintenance event, all inmate visitation at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center has been CANCELED for this Saturday, Dec. 14, and Sunday, Dec. 15. Phone access may also be interrupted. Thank you for your understanding.pic.twitter.com/n59vaNStYN

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We’re definitely in the holiday spirit here at the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office! Our deputies and civilians donated 150 TOYS for @ToysForTots_USA, which were collected and delivered today! We hope they make the holidays extra special for kids in need this season. #ToysForTotspic.twitter.com/kCzpuILy6C

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Congratulations to Cpl. Brandon Mullen & his dance partner Kelly for winning the Best Dressed award at last night’s Dancing with the Athletes competition for @SOlympicsVA! They also raised nearly $2,700! Thank you to the @ChesSheriffOff for hosting another great fundraiser.pic.twitter.com/ufMdL3Qhqq – At Chesapeake Conference Center

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THANK YOU to everyone who donated at and supported yesterday’s Winter #BloodDrive for the @RedCross! Thanks to you, we collected 40 units of lifesaving blood! And a special thank you to VB Ice at the #farmersmarket for donating skate passes to be raffled off to our donors!pic.twitter.com/NEzzPHQxxK

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We'll be celebrating the opening of this year's Beyond the Block inmate art exhibition at 5:30 tonight at @VirginiaMOCA!! All are invited and welcome to attend. We hope to see you there! #artmatters #beyondtheblock https://twitter.com/VBSO/status/1198957793321082880 …

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Inmate Nathaniel Lee Campbell, 38, charged with involuntary manslaughter, has declined all media interview requests. @WAVY_News @WTKR3 @13NewsNow @virginianpilotpic.twitter.com/FTWoymyC88

https://twitter.com/VBSO/status/1202685276553920513

We know there is a lot of interest in Nathaniel Lee Campbell, 38, who's in our custody on an involuntary manslaughter charge. Due to his status, Mr. Campbell is not available for media interviews and his mug has not been taken yet. @WAVY_News @WTKR3 @13NewsNow @virginianpilot https://twitter.com/NavyTimes/status/1202588735310835713 …

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Donate today starting at noon! If you’re coming as a walk-in, we recommend coming in the late afternoon or early evening to minimize your wait time. Let’s save some lives! #donateblood #savelives https://twitter.com/vbso/status/1199735586862632963 …

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If you want to help, drop off your empty, clear prescription bottles (any color) at the clinic at 3040 Holland Road. Be sure to remove the labels first!

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Today we dropped off an early #ChristmasGift for the @vbspca vet clinic: 2,212 #recycled prescription bottles donated by our staff this year, bringing our total to over 8k donated since 2016! The clinic reuses the bottles for pet meds, reducing costs & keeping them from landfillspic.twitter.com/4eOnPgFwcb – At Virginia Beach SPCA

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We love being a part of the Case de Cooke familia! This video made our day! https://twitter.com/vbschools/status/1202271427791065088 …

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