Inmate Mail

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In the event of an emergency such as the death of a family member, please call the Norfolk City Jail Chaplain at (757) 664-4954.

If you would like to deliver the emergency message in person you are required to follow normal visitation guidelines

Drugs/Chemical compounds

Bodily fluid, waste

All Photos/Pictures

All tobacco products or incendiary items or devices i.e. matches, lighters, etc.

Any packages

Any envelopes over 6×9 inches

Money orders/cash/checks/credit, debit, and phone cards

Lottery tickets

Blank stationary, blank paper, stamps and/or envelopes

Mail sprayed with perfume/cologne, any unknown substance or lipstick

Musical cards, cards with ribbons, stickers, velvet, glitter, plastic or other attachments, newspaper clippings, pages torn from magazines or books or pop-up cards

Letters with crayon/letters with color pencil markings

Unauthorized correspondence from other facilities, jails, etc.

Magazines and books not sent directly from the publisher

Magazines and/or books containing sexually explicit material, information about the fabrication of weapons or explosive devices, any gang related material, literature advocating overthrow of government, whether sent from publisher or citizen

No return address

Gang related material/coded letters

Printed internet pages

Copies of pages from books (copyright material)

Lyrics or sheet music


Envelopes with bubble/insulated wrap

Tattoo stencils/paraphernalia




Get In Touch

  • 811 E. City Hall Avenue
    Norfolk, VA 23510

  • (757) 664-4700

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