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Tidewater Detention Home - Chesapeake FAMILY & FRIENDS INFORMATION

ABOUT Tidewater Detention Home - Chesapeake

The Tidewater Detention Home - Chesapeake in the city of Chesapeake, Chesapeake city, 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 Tidewater Detention Home - Chesapeake 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 Tidewater Detention Home - Chesapeake are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Chesapeake city 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 /state-prisons/virginia or the Federal Bureau of Prisons

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

Inmates in the Tidewater Detention Home - Chesapeake 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: 

Chesapeake city 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

Tidewater Detention Home - Chesapeake Inmate Mail Guidelines


We also provide information on:

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

Tidewater Detention Home - Chesapeake

Virginia Chesapeake N/A


420 Albemarle Dr.
Chesapeake, VA 23320







Inmate's First and Last Name
420 Albemarle Dr.
Chesapeake, VA 23320


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