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Rockbridge Regional Jail
258 Greenhouse Road
Lexington, VA 24450

To locate or find information about an inmate in the Rockbridge Regional Jail, call the jail at 540-464-1188 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Rockbridge Regional Jail.

Rockbridge Regional Jail incarcerates inmates from the following jurisdictions: Town of Goshen, Town of Glasgow, Buena Vista, Lexington and Rockbridge County.

For information on any of the inmate services such as inmate visitation, receiving phone calls, sending an inmate a letter, a text, an email, money, commissary or anything else, click on any of the green 'inmate services' buttons above.

If you are still having trouble finding an inmate, you can usually find them in the database of any of the inmate service companies linked above.

Click here for Photos and Videos of Rockbridge Regional Jail

About the Rockbridge Regional Jail

The Rockbridge Regional Jail, located in the city of Lexington, in Buena Vista City, Virginia is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 3000 Bookings, with a daily average of 150 Inmates and a staff of 37.
Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Rockbridge Regional Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Rockbridge Regional Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Buena Vista City Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Rockbridge Regional Jail also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money,
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates
When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Virginia State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

How to Deposit Money into an Inmate's Account at Rockbridge Regional Jail

To deposit money into an inmate's account, do the following:

  • Open an account with Oasis
  • Select Virginia, then Rockbridge Regional Jail from this page.
  • Type in your inmate's Last Name, then Search.
  • From there just follow the directions.

For all the information you need regarding depositing money online, at the Rockbridge Regional Jail, the cost, what items you can send your inmate and more, check out our Send Money Page.


 

How to Visit or Email an Inmate in Buena Vista City Virginia or visiting an inmate at the jail

To visit or email an inmate in Buena Vista City follow these steps:

  • In addition to visiting inmates at the jail, Rockbridge Regional Jail uses a video visitation service called HomeWav.
  • Register and Sign Up Here.
  • Complete all steps of the registration process to get full access to Rockbridge Regional Jail inmate communication services.
  • Add ‘Talk to me Funds’ to your account using your credit or debit card.
  • Then you just wait for your Buena Vista City inmate to communicate.
    How do you add Funds to your account?
  • Once you are logged in, click “Add Talk to Me Funds".
  • Type in the amount of dollars you want to add to your account.
  • Click “Update”.
  • Choose a way to pay (Credit, debit, or prepaid card).

Who do you contact if you are having any problems arranging the remote video visit, phoning or emailing of an inmate in Buena Vista City?
Call HomeWav support at 314-764-2872, or toll free 844-394-6639.
Monday – Friday 
9:00AM to 6:00PM EST
Saturday – Sunday 
8:00AM to 6:00PM EST

NOTE: All communications between you and your inmate at Rockbridge Regional Jail will be recorded and stored. Do not discuss your inmate's case or other sensitive information as it can be used against them (or you) in court.

For full instructions on all the benefits of using Homewav to visit a Buena Vista City inmate, visiting an inmate at the jail itself, email and texting an inmate, rates, policies, rules, dress codes, bringing children, attorney and clergy visits and more, go to our official Visit Inmate Page. 


 

How to Send a Secure Email Message to an Inmate in Buena Vista City

To send a secure email message to an inmate in Rockbridge Regional Jail follow these steps:

How inteleMESSAGE Works

  • The Rockbridge Regional Jail inmate must contact you first in order to activate messaging for your account.
  • Once an inmate has messaged you, you are then able to visit the Pay Tel website, log in, read and respond to his or her messages. 
  • When you log in and follow the inteleMESSAGE™ link, you will be asked if you want to accept messages from your Buena Vista City inmate. If you accept, you will then be able to read any inmate message that has been sent to you.

For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Rockbridge Regional Jail check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Buena Vista City.


 

How Do Inmates in Rockbridge Regional Jail Make Phone Calls?

To receive phone calls from inmates in Buena Vista City, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:

For all the information regarding phone calls with Buena Vista City inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Buena Vista City

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Rockbridge Regional Jail follow these steps:

  • Select Virginia, then select Rockbridge Regional Jail, and then select the 'Send a Package Order' option.
  • Register and create an account with My Care Pack, also known as Access Securepak, for Buena Vista City.
  • Choose the inmate and the products you want shipped to them, and input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Buena Vista City at any one time.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in Rockbridge Regional Jail check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Buena Vista City.

Customer Service Contact
Call 800-956-2747 Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST. 
Email: [email protected].


 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for Rockbridge Regional Jail General Information

Do you want to know some quick facts about Rockbridge Regional Jail?... or how to find an Inmate, and then how to to communicate with them when you do locate them?

We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions people always ask us in order to help you find this information.... so keep scrolling down to the bottom of the page to get your questions answered. But if you still have questions and the answer is not on any of the other pages linked from the green buttons at the top of the page, call the facility at 540-464-1188.

Rockbridge Regional Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Virginia Buena Vista City 150


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

258 Greenhouse Road
Lexington, VA 24450


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

Jail (Main): 540-464-5866

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
258 Greenhouse Road
Lexington, VA 24450


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Rockbridge Regional Jail in Virginia?
There are 150 inmates in the Rockbridge Regional Jail in Virginia. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, Rockbridge Regional Jail will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the Rockbridge Regional Jail.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Rockbridge Regional Jail in Virginia every year?
In 2021, a total of 3000 offenders were booked into the Rockbridge Regional Jail in Virginia. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Rockbridge Regional Jail.

How many people work at the Rockbridge Regional Jail in Virginia?
The Rockbridge Regional Jail maintains a staff of approximately 37. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. Virginia law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.

Does the Rockbridge Regional Jail in Virginia have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Rockbridge Regional Jail in Virginia has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Rockbridge Regional Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Rockbridge Regional Jail INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at 540-464-1188 if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a Virginia prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.

What is the address and phone number of the Rockbridge Regional Jail in Virginia?
The Rockbridge Regional Jail address and phone number is: 258 Greenhouse Road
Lexington, VA 24450. Their phone number is 540-464-1188. To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the Rockbridge Regional Jail.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at Rockbridge Regional Jail, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for Rockbridge Regional Jail inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Rockbridge Regional Jail. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Rockbridge Regional Jail. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Rockbridge Regional Jail. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Rockbridge Regional Jail. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Rockbridge Regional Jail. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Rockbridge Regional Jail.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Rockbridge Regional Jail?
Call 540-464-1188 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Rockbridge Regional Jail. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the Rockbridge Regional Jail.

This facility, known as "Rockbridge Regional Jail" is also known as City of Lexington Arrests & Inmates, Rockbridge County Arrests & Inmates, Town of Goshen Arrests & Inmates, Town of Glasgow Arrests & Inmates, Buena Vista City Arrests & Inmates.