VBSO closures and cancellations:

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to evolve, the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office is taking every possible precaution to safeguard the health and safety of every person living and working inside the Virginia Beach Correctional Center. In consultation with health officials and federal, state and local leadership, we are closely monitoring the situation and taking proactive measures to reduce the potential for an exposure in the jail.

The Virginia Beach Courthouse is CLOSED through April 26. In addition, all on-site inmate visitation at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center has been CANCELED.

Click here for additional information: vbso.net/coronavirus.

Preparing for the coronavirus

The health and safety of everyone living and working in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center is our top priority.

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.

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

1300

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

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The court orders and additional information about what services and hearings are deemed essential are available on our website here: https://www.vbso.net/coronavirus . Stay home, stay safe! #COVID19 #StopTheSpread

https://twitter.com/VBSO/status/1246115269858164736

The #VirginiaBeach Courthouse closure for all but essential services has been extended through 4/26. We understand the Governor's stay-at-home order extends through 6/10, so check back for additional closures as they are decided by the court. #COVID19 #StayHomeSaveLivespic.twitter.com/s9Pn36wNWu

https://twitter.com/VBSO/status/1246114993248112641

To everyone with a loved one incarcerated or working in the #VirginiaBeach Correctional Center, their health & safety is our priority & we're doing everything we can - exceeding the @CDCgov guidelines - to protect them. #COVID19 update from @kenstolle at https://youtu.be/OVu0Oz7sEfs .pic.twitter.com/mMz8OUlGv6

https://twitter.com/VBSO/status/1245440040764833792

Thank you to London Bridge Trading for donating 50 cloth masks today for the protection of our staff! #Covid_19 #PublicSafetypic.twitter.com/85BtPAN1Su – At London Bridge Trading Co

https://twitter.com/VBSO/status/1245401697586946048

It’s almost the end of #NationalDoctorsDay, but we couldn’t let today pass without saying THANK YOU to the doctors, nurses & other medical professionals (including those who serve our 1,200 inmates) for everything they do, especially on the front lines of the #CoronavirusPandemicpic.twitter.com/D3HKiMDxAs

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