How can I write to an inmate at the Pamunkey Regional Jail?

All inmate personal mail from family and friends such as letters and pictures will be digitally delivered to the inmate via the tablet.  Please send all personal mail to the address below:

Pamunkey Regional Jail VA
Inmate Name, Inmate Booking Number
P.O. Box 247
Phoenix, Maryland 21131

Pamunkey Regional Jail VA
John Smith #34700
P.O. Box 247
Phoenix, Maryland 21131

The sender's full name and physical address must have clearly written on the top left corner of the envelope.

Legal mail, packages, and parcels should still continue to be mailed to the facility at the address below:

Inmate Full Name
C/O Pamunkey Regional Jail
P.O. Box 485
Hanover, VA  23069

Until further notice, no more outside books or publications will be accepted in the facility for inmates.

Incoming mail is received Monday through Friday (except holidays). A staff member will deliver incoming mail within 24 hours after receipt.

All incoming mail is scanned to ensure that no contraband enters the facility including:

  • Blank envelopes and/or stamps
  • Cash or personal checks
  • Cigarettes/lighters/matches
  • Inappropriate photos
  • Prescription or illegal drugs

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1. What is the mailing address for inmates?
2. Where is the jail located?
3. How do I visit an inmate?
4. Who operates the jail commissary?
5. How can I order commissary for an inmate?
6. How can I put money in an inmate’s account?
7. How can I get a message to an inmate?
8. How can I write to an inmate at the Pamunkey Regional Jail?
9. How can I set up or add money to an inmate’s telephone account?
10. Is this a private jail? Are you a division of the Hanover Sheriff’s Office?
11. I am interested in becoming a jail officer. How and where do I apply?
12. What are the jail visitation rules?