It is the mission of the Charlotte County Jail, under the direct supervision of Chief Jailer Captain B.K. Lockridge, to provide appropriate supervision of persons incarcerated in the jail, to meet their basic human needs, and when possible, to make available programs which will promote a positive attitudinal and behavioral climate in the jail.

Captain Lockridge began with the Sheriff’s Office in 2005.  He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2007 and to Jail Captain in May of 2009.  Captain Lockridge is a Certified Jail Manager through the American Jail Association and a FBI-LEEDA Trilogy Award Winner.  He has also served as a Field Training Officer, FOIA Officer, and serves on the Virginia Board of Corrections Liaison Committee.


In May of 2020, after its yearly unannounced Life Health and Safety Inspection, conducted by the Virginia Department of Corrections, the Charlotte County Jail received its twelfth consecutive 100% compliance rating for audits and inspections.  Lieutenant T.G. Dix and Sergeant T.L. Jordan assist in supervision of the daily operations of the Charlotte County Jail.


The jail is adjacent to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office and houses approximately 65 inmates.

Visiting Inmates by friends and family

Visitation days are Wednesday and Sunday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm for both male and female offenders.

Attorneys and other legal visitors

Attorneys, probation officers, and parole officers are allowed to visit clients Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 4:00 pm. Attorney visits with inmates outside the scope of this schedule should contact Captain Lockridge at 434-542-5141.

Clergy Visits

All clergy visits must be arranged through Captain Lockridge at 434-542-5141.


All visitors to the jail are subject to search. No cell phones, recording mobile devices, smoking, food or drink are allowed in the jail. Attorney visits are confidential. Attorneys are only allowed to deliver legal material to inmates. The Control Room operator shall be made aware of any items to be given to the inmate and those items will be searched.


Offender phone services are provided by PAYTEL. You may contact the provider by calling 1-800-729-8355 or on-line at www.paytel.com.