Portsmouth Pre-Release INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES
701 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704-3888
The Inmate Search Page for the Portsmouth Pre-Release:
• Inmate’s Booking Information
• Inmate’s Mugshot
• Criminal Charges
• Bail / Bond Amounts
• Recent Arrests
Mail Dos & Do Nots:
• Mail Policies
• What Not to Mail
• What is Allowed?
• Can You Mail Photos?
• Electronic Messaging
Calling Friends & Family from Portsmouth Pre-Release
• How Do Inmates Call?
• What Phone Service Do They Use?
• What is the Cost?
• Prepaid Cards or Collect Calls?
• Emailing Text & Photos
Money & Commissary at the Portsmouth Pre-Release
• Adding Money Online / At the Facility / By Mail
• Minimums & Maximums
• What Service is Used?
• Commissary & Care Packs
Everything About Portsmouth Pre-Release Visitation
• Who Can Visit
• Visitation Schedule
• Visitation Rules
• Visitation Dress Code
• Remote Video Visits
Bail Bonding from the Portsmouth Pre-Release
• How to Bail Bond
• Where to Bail Bond
• Bail Bond Agents
• Self-Release Bonding
• Bail Bond Cost
About the Portsmouth Pre-Release
The Portsmouth Pre-Release, located in the city of Portsmouth, in Portsmouth city, Virginia is a medium to maximum-security facility.
Every year this facility has 9560 Bookings, with a daily average of 478 Inmates and a staff of 119.
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 Portsmouth Pre-Release 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 Portsmouth Pre-Release are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Portsmouth city Court System and been sentenced to one year or less.
The Portsmouth Pre-Release 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
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.
This facility, known as "Portsmouth Pre-Release" is also known as Portsmouth Pre-Release , Portsmouth Pre-Release , Virginia, Portsmouth City.