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Individuals wishing to participate in Work Release must have a sentence of 12 months or less and have verifiable employment or be currently enrolled as a full time student. Participants are subject to random drug and/or alcohol screening and must meet all required rules set forth by Riverside Regional Jail policy.
Individuals wishing to serve their sentence on weekends must have received a sentence of 60 days or less. If you were convicted of a felony, you are NOT eligible for weekends. Any person convicted of a crime of violence, resisting arrest or any crime which reasonably threatens the public safety will not be eligible to participate in any alternative sentencing.
For additional information contact: Colonial Heights Sheriff’s Office at (804) 520-9352 or Riverside Regional Jail at (804) 524-6600.
However, if you are a victim of a crime, you may request to be contacted by telephone and/or written notification of that inmate's scheduled release date. In order to receive this type of victim notification, you must register with the Commonwealth's Attorney's Victim/Witness Assistance Program. They may be contacted at (804) 520-9258.