The Jail System
Virginia has 95 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 78 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 28,690 inmates.
The Prison System
As of December 31, 2015, the Virginia prison population was 38,403. The Department operated 25 Major Institutions, 9 Field Units, 5 Work Centers, 3 Diversion Centers, and 3 Detention Centers. The agency's expenditures for FY2016 were $1.2 billion.
The Community Corrections System
The Department's Community Corrections Division supervised 55,472 probationers and 1,576 parolees at the end of December 31, 2015.