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Highlands Juvenile Detention FAMILY & FRIENDS INFORMATION

ABOUT Highlands Juvenile Detention

The Highlands Juvenile Detention in the city of Bristol, Buchanan County, Virginia is a maximum-security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level, misdemeanor offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level has to be as high as is it would be in any maximum-security state prison. 

Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Highlands Juvenile Detention are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence. 

The men and women being held in the Highlands Juvenile Detention are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Buchanan County Court System already and been sentenced to one year or less. 

When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Virginia State Prison or the Federal Bureau of Prisons

Illegal immigrants may be transferred into ICE custody and are then deported.

Inmates in the Highlands Juvenile Detention are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, a legal library, and bathroom and shower facilities. 

The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazines from trusted outside publishers.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to schedule a time to visit.

Information You Will Find on This Page

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find very helpful and very useful: 

Buchanan County Inmate Search


How to Bail out an Inmate at this jail


Inmate Phone use for this facility


Visitation Rules and Schedules - both here and online


Commissary Deposits and Inmate Accounts


Highlands Juvenile Detention Inmate Mail Guidelines

 

We also provide information on:

  • How to contact the facility
  • Directions to the jail
  • Buchanan County recent arrests
  • Local, State and Federal Most Wanted bulletins
  • Outstanding Arrest Warrants
  • Crime News
  • Buchanan County Court Appearances, and lots more.

Highlands Juvenile Detention

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Virginia Buchanan N/A


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

2105 Shakesville Rd.
PO Box 16248
Bristol, VA 24209


TELEPHONE NUMBER

276-466-7800


FAX

276-466-7820

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
2105 Shakesville Rd.
PO Box 16248
Bristol, VA 24209


EMAIL

tdotson@hjdc.org


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