Richmond City Jail

It makes good sense to give others  another chance, after all, someone to a chance(s) on us. I am so grateful to family, friends, educators and community who would NOT allow me to fail. With that, please allow me to introduce you to Emanuel Von Johnson. I met “Von” while he was an inmate at […]

  On Tuesday, May 27, 2014, Clovia Lawrence and Rolling for Freedom will host a restoration of rights session for inmates and staff at the Richmond City Jail. Special guests are Secretary of the Commonwealth LeVar Stoney and Garry Ellis with the Virginia State Board of Elections. A special ‘thank you’ to Richmond Sheriff CT Woody JR Rolling […]

  Rolling for Freedom (R4F) is a bipartisan organization founded on April 19, 2004 that provides voter registration, education, empowerment and assistance with the restoration of rights process for ex-felons. Text “Kiss” To 23845 for your chance at ticket giveaways and news before anyone else!…Standard Messaging Rates Apply     Rolling for Freedom (R4F) prides […]

    For Immediate Release: Monday, Dec 17, 2012 From:  The Richmond City Jail Richmond, VA—Sheriff C.T. Woody, Jr. reported today the arrest of an inmate, currently being housed at the Richmond City Jail for possession of marijuana. Robin L. Hennington, 27, of Spartanburg, SC, was arrested Saturday, Dec. 15, 2013 by Richmond Police and charged […]

  Last night I received several inquiries about how the Richmond City Jail accommodates our Muslim residents during Ramadan.   Each year during Ramadan, Chaplains at the Richmond City Jail work diligently alongside our deputies to help identify individuals who wish to participate in our program.   The Richmond City Jail Ramadan Program coordinates the […]

   For Immediate Release:(804) 646-0222 Office The GED battery of five tests measures the skills considered to be the major outcomes of a high school education. The tests focus on the major use of skills and concepts rather than upon recall of specific facts. The questions focus on the general abilities to analyze, evaluate, and draw […]

Dale Kenney, 53 was found unresponsive in his cell at 6:25 a.m. Thursday. Paramedics arrived to the Richmond City Jail at 6:47 a.m., according to Sheriff, CT Woody, and that is when Kenney was pronounced dead. No foul play is suspected. Kenney’s body was taken to the State’s Medical Examiners office for an autopsy. Kenney […]

To continue to celebrate the 30 years of giving back, Radio One Richmond went to the Richmond City Jail to get the inmates who weren’t convicted of any felonies registered to vote. During the visit, we also ran into a young lady named Raykita who not only registered, but also had aspirations on being the […]

Mayor Dwight C. Jones has closed the door on all speculation about the new Richmond City Jail being built on the South Side. Yesterday the Mayor announced his administration has plans for construction of the new jail to take place at the current location on the East End’s Fairfield Way. The state has already approved […]

Via: TimesDispatch The Richmond City Jail slightly upgraded their facilities this past week, installing more than two dozen giant sized industrial fans after the death of two inmates last month due to a heat stroke. Sheriff C.T. Woody said the 25 barrel-style fans were provided by the city to coincide with the already existing fans […]

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