Who is the head of the Virginia Department of Corrections?

David Robinson, Chief of Corrections Operations. A. David Robinson leads the operations of the VADOC’s facilities and parole and probation offices throughout the state. He has served more than 30 years with the Virginia Department of Corrections, working his way up from line-level staff to warden.

Who oversees jails in Virginia?

The Department of Corrections (DOC), which oversees the operation of the Commonwealth’s adult correctional facilities, operates approximately 50 institutions statewide.

How many employees does the Virginia Department of Corrections have?

11,000 employees
The Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) is composed of more than 11,000 employees across the state. Every day, we provide exemplary services and programs for the rehabilitation and supervision of inmates, probationers, and parolees in our care.

What does the Department of Corrections do?

The BUREAU OF CORRECTIONS is an agency under the Department of Justice that is charged with custody and rehabilitation of national offenders, that is, those sentenced to serve a term of imprisonment of more than three (3) years.

How many prisons are in VA?

The Prison System As of December 31, 2018, the number of prisoners under the jurisdiction of the State of Virginia correctional authorities was 36,660 located in 26 state prisons and held in custody of private prisons or local jails.

Where is Virginia Department of Corrections?

Richmond, Virginia

Virginia Department of Corrections
Population 8,096,604 (2011 census)
General nature Civilian police
Operational structure
Headquarters Richmond, Virginia

Is Virginia tough on crime?

Overall, crime has decreased in Virginia over the last two decades, a trend experienced across the country. However, the number of arrests (as opposed to the rate of arrest) in the state has remained relatively stable, falling only 1.1 percent.