allowed to make telephone calls from their individual housing
area--6 a.m.-11 p.m. All calls are collect.
There are no
limits to the number of letters an inmate may send or receive.
Inmates may subscribe to and receive through the mail, magazines,
newspapers and books--directly from the publisher. Bookstores
and online ordering such as "Amazon.com" are distributors not
newspapers and books that advocate the violent overthrow of
government or which advocate violence or rebellion against
authority, or that violate U.S. postal regulations will not be
allowed. Stickers are not allowed in the facility. Incoming mail
with stickers on it will be returned to sender.
10, 2001, any mail received by the Regional Jail that is from an
inmate or to an inmate in this facility will not be delivered nor
will it be returned to the sender. The mail will be shredded.
To speed up
delivery of inmate mail, it is important that incoming mail be
properly addressed, as illustrated in this example:
Pod (Enter Number)
Rockingham-Harrisonburg Regional Jail
25 S. Liberty St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
permitted to establish financial accounts, to use in the purchase of
canteen items, such as hygiene items, toiletries, snacks, etc. All
monies sent to inmates must be in the form of cash, money order,
certified or government check. No personal checks will be accepted
by the Jail.
send out their money from the jail to whomever they choose. The
Regional Jail will write checks for inmates to mail out. The cost
of the check is $1. The only exception is that a check cannot be
made out for another inmate at this facility. All checks must be
mailed. They may not be picked up at the facility.
Effective May 1, 2001, the
following visitation schedule will be followed for inmates in the
Rockingham Regional Jail. The male inmates who are housed on the
second floor will have visiting on Saturdays and the female inmates
will have visiting on Saturday evenings.
The inmates housed on the
third floor will have visiting on Sundays. All visits will be
increased from 20 minutes to 30 minutes, and the number of adult
visitors allowed at any time will be increased from two to three.
A photo ID is required in order to visit.
All visitors must be at the
Jail 30 minutes prior to the start of their scheduled visiting time
to sign in. If you miss the sign in time you will not be
allowed to visit.
The following is the time
schedules that will be followed. There will be no exceptions to
this visiting change. Special visits will still be allowed as
stated in the inmate handbook.
2 South, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
3 South, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2 North, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
3 North, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Female Visits, 6-7:30 p.m.
All minors, under
the age of 18, must be accompanied by an adult.
eating is not permitted in the visitation room.
allowed to have
who are not of the immediate family. The
immediate family will include only the following persons: mother,
father, grandparents, spouse, sons, daughters, brothers, sisters,
step parents. All other persons, including in-laws, step-children,
half-brothers and half-sisters, etc., must be put on the inmate's
non-family visitation list. An inmate's non-family visitation list
can only be changed every 90 days.