Western Tidewater Regional Jail

Western Tidewater Regional Jail
2402 Godwin Blvd.
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 539-3119

Western Tidewater Regional Jail is a high security facility which is operated by the jurisdictions of the Cities of Franklin and Suffolk and the County of Isle of Wight, under the authority of the State of Virginia. The Virginia Western Tidewater Regional Jail houses male and female inmates, state inmates of all custody levels who are probation violators, awaiting trial, sentencing, or transfer to the Virginia Department of Corrections system or the Federal Bureau of Prisons system.
The Western Tidewater Regional Jail is located in Suffolk, VA, an independent city with a population of 87,000. The Western Tidewater Regional Jail is approximately 55 miles southeast of Petersburg, VA, and 25 miles south of Newport News, off of U.S. Highway 85.




Jurisdictional Control
Franklin Police Dept., 1018 Pretlow Street, Franklin, VA 23851, (757) 562-8576
Suffolk Police Dept., 120 N. Wellons Street, Suffolk, VA 23434, (757) 923-2350
County of Isle of Wight Sheriff, 17110 Monument Circle, Isle of Wight, VA 12297 (757) 357-2151

Judicial Authorities

Isle of Wight County General District Court, 17000 Josiah Parker Circle, Isle of Wight, VA 23397, (757) 365-6244




Western Tidewater Regional Jail Inmate Telephone Calls
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Western Tidewater Regional Jail Visiting
Western Tidewater Regional Jail inmate visitation schedules can be found at http://www.wtrj.org/visitation.html. Superintendents can restrict the length of visits, or the number of people who can visit at once, to avoid visiting room overcrowding. It’s recommended to call the Western Tidewater Regional Jail at (757) 539-3119 to confirm the visiting schedule before departing for your visit.