Prison Facility Information


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To help people support U.S. prisoners in their daily struggles our website provides mailing addresses for prisoner mail, mail rules by state and facility, histories of censorship problems at each facility, information on which prisons have Control Units, prison population data and prisoner-led campaigns to improve conditions on the inside. (click state in list below)

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Virginia Prisons

Virginia Prison Population: 58,572

Prisoner Rights Campaigns in Virginia:
Locate a Virginia Prisoner: non-DOC)

Virginia Prison Mail Rules:
  • Operating Procedure 803.2: Incoming Publications (includes criteria for disapproval in Attachment #1, pg.2)
  • only 3 pages 8.5"x11", front and back, black & white, will be copied then destroyed
  • more info on mail rules

Virginia Prison News