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Virginia

Year: 
2015

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.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
457
Violent Crime Rate: 
196
Property Crime Rate: 
1,867
Probationers: 
849
Parolees: 
24

Populations

Prison Population: 
38,403
Jail Population: 
28,690
Parole Population: 
1,576
Probation Population: 
55,472

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
25 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
78

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 25,129
Employee Positions: 
0