Warren County Jail – Front Royal, VA

Warren County Jail is in Warren County, VA and is the primary jail for this county. Do you know someone incarcerated at Warren County Jail? This site gives you info about anything you might need to know about Warren County Jailsuch as the following: How to locate an inmate at Warren County Jail. Find mugshots and inmate photos. The jail’s phone number and address. Bail and bail bondsmen. Intake procedures. Warren County court information. And much more…

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The prospect of going to jail is a scary and daunting idea, not only for whoever goes to jail, but also their family, friends, and loved ones. The purpose of this guide is to give info that you’ll need to make the process a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it, and please leave any feedback or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation would be welcome.

General Information

Address

Warren County Jail
200 Skyline Vista Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number:
Fax Number:

Map and Directions


Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is locked up and need to find out where they are?

Has a friend or family member who’s been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?

In order to search who’s in jail at Warren County Jail you should visit their link and use the inmate lookup.

Inmate Search

The Warren County Jail Inmate List is a list of persons who have been arrested and are in custody, including custody status, how much their bail is, and visiting schedule. Also, you can find info about anyone who has been arrested or discharged in the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to find their inmate information more quickly if you enter their name, birth date, or inmate ID.

If the person you’re searching for is locked up at a different jail you should check our Virginia county jail guide: List of all county jails in Virginia


Mugshots

A mugshot, also called a jail intake photo, is the photograph that the jail takes when you get booked into jail. A mugshot is make of one and a side picture. Your name and jail booking number will be in the mugshot, and they’re stored.

View Mugshots

Mugshotes of Warren County Jail prisoners can be found on the Warren County Jail website, or you can see them at the Warren County Jail. When you search for mugshots on the website you need to input the first and last name, and the arrest date, if you know it.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Want to have your mugshot erased from the Warren County Jail site? This will be difficult, because the mugshot is a public record. You must file a Petition to Expunge with the court. What this means is that the record of your arrest would be sealed, and will not be accessible. Depending on your situation, this may be a longshot.

For more information about removing your mugshot, the many different websites with mugshots, and the mugshot removal websites: How To Get Your Mugshot Removed


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Of course, once you are arrested and put in jail, your primary thought is about getting out. After you’ve been booked, your bail will be determined using the bail schedule or the magistrate will decide it. If you don’t get a bail set this may mean that you will either get released, pending trial, or you don’t get released while you wait for your court date.

If you do bail out you must promise to go to your court date, and you won’t be allowed to leave the county.

In most cases, inmates at Warren County Jail can earn early release in exchange for good behavior if they don’t break the rules and area a good inmate while they’re in jail.

If you follow the rules, you may be allowed to participate in a work release program. You will have to stay jail at the end of the day when you’re finished working, or you might have the chance to move into a halfway house instead of the jail.

Bail

Your bail is money that you have to pay to the court system to be released from jail pending trial. Your bail amount is determined by how serious your crime is. You will need to post 10 percent of the total amount set so you can get out of jail. If you fail to show up for your court appearance, that person won’t get their money back.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

You have to call the jail. If you have all the person’s info, including name, address and date of birth, they’ll be able to let you know the bail amount. Also, you can check their bail amount and status online.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Having to get someone out of jail is never fun, but usually, its really easy. First of all, you have to find out if it is a Cash Only Bond situation. If so, you will not be able to get a bondsman. They only accept cash at the jail, so you have to take cash – the jail will not take a personal check. Once the cash bond has been paid, the prisoner will be discharged. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you will get this money back.

Bail Bondsman

If the bail amount is too high, of if you can’t pay it, you should use a bail bondsman. Bondsmen will generally charge a fee of 10-15% of the bail amount, and in most cases with a minimum of $100. This will not be returned to you and is typically cash only. If the bail is extremely high, the bail bondsman might use your personal assets as collateral in addition to the fee they charge.

To find a local bail bondsman click here: Find a Bail Bondsman in Warren County

Have you ever had to find a bondsman for yourself, a family member or friend? If you have, post a comment below and tell about it, and let us know how things turned out.

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Get Time Off For Good Behavior
  • Work Release
  • Get Out For Time Served
  • Be Released on a Pre-Trial Release Program
  • Get Out on House Arrest
  • Be Released on Your Own Recognizance


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The jail intake process is made up of each of these steps:

  • You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
  • The first thing you will have to to is you will answer some simple questions, like your legal name, street address, date of birth and a contact person.
  • They’ll also ask you about your mental and medical history.
  • You will be issued an inmate number.
  • You will get fingerprinted.
  • You will have your mugshot taken.
  • Any personal property you have will be taken from you and will be stored until you are released.
  • You will get to make a telephone call in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or bail bondsman.
  • If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail jumpsuit.

Have you ever been arrested and gone through processing at jail? If you have, you should tell your story so other people can learn from your experience. How long did it take to get through intake? Were you treated fairly? Can you share any things that will help other people get through the process?

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Discharge Procedures

When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged takes anywhere between 30 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you will get discharged from jail. It also depends on if you’ve got a cash bond or if a magistrate has to decide on how much your bail will be. For minor offenses, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and have a release date, plan to be released in the morning.

How To Turn Yourself In

If you have a, or if you need to report to start a sentence, you should do the right thing and go down to the jail and turn yourself in. For a warrant, go to the jail reception area, and tell someone that believe that there could be an outstanding warrant for your arrest. They will do a record check, and if they find one, you will be taken into custody. If it is for a jail sentence, go down to the jail at the time and date that the sentence order states. Be very careful that you get don’t get there late, or they may decide to arrest you. Make sure that you only bring allowed items when you go to jail, for example a driver’s license or ID, prescription medication, as well as a sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

To have visitors, you have to list each visitor’s name and date of birth to the jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s information will be put in the log as an approved visitor. Each visitor will have to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors that gets to visitation or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to attend visitation.
The Warren County Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so check the jail site before you try to go to visitation.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are a lot more expensive than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you are disciplined for an infraction, phone privileges may be limited or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.

The Warren County Jail phone number is:

Sending Mail to Inmates

Any mail that you send to an inmate is required to be sent via the US Postal Service. You shouldn’t use any other type of mail delivery. Clearly print the person’s name, inmate ID number, and the jail address on the envelope. Don’t send a box or package, padded envelope, bag, or an envelope with any metal in it. All mail received by the jail is opened and inspected by the jail officers, and will be sent back if the jail decides it is inappropriate.

Mailing Address

The address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at Warren County Jail is:

Warren County Jail
200 Skyline Vista Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Warren County Jail
200 Skyline Vista Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630


The inmate mail policy at Warren County Jail is always changing, so we suggest that you visit the the Warren County Jail website before you send a letter.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

If you have been arrested, you have rights, one of these being that you have the right to request an attorney. You only get so many phone calls when you get arrested, so you would be wise to get a friend or family member to find an attorney when you call. You’re probably asking yourself ‘why do I need an attorney?’ You are not required to have an attorney for some criminal charges, a criminal lawyer will advise you about your rights, protect your interests and guide you through the legal system in your county. The quicker you hire an attorney to represent you and work on your charges, the better off you’ll be.

To read more about this subject, visit: How to Find an Attorney

Public Defender

If you need an attorney, but can’t afford an attorney, you will get a public defender. In addition, the Public Defender Office has a number of staff such as independent investigators, forensics experts and social workers. Public Defenders are licensed attorneys, admitted to the Virginia State Bar Association and are fully licensed to represent you in court and practice law.

Have you ever had to use a Public Defender? Are you satisfied with how they handled your case and represented you in court?

Court Records

Warren County court records are a matter of public record. They include a case file containing a docket and each of the motions, documents, and evidence filed during your court case. You are able to access the records and documents in your court case using the Warren County website, or by going to the Clerk of Court.

Clerk of Court

The Warren County Clerk of Court is an officer of the court that manages the records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath when court is in session, and also read the verdict when delivered by the jury. All records, documents, and evidence associated with your court case are held at the office of the Clerk of Court.

Fees

Court costs and court fees are all costs associated with your case, such as filing charges, motion and claim fees, and court appearance fees. If you cannot afford these fees and have court appointed legal counsel or a Public Defender, you may get out of having to pay them.

Magistrate

A Magistrate is the person who presides on your court case. Magistrates are judges that do several different things, which include setting your bail amount, writing arrest warrants, and overseeing preliminary and procedural court proceedings and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

A pre-sentencing report is completed with information about the defendant’s background and details of the defendant’s life history, which the magistrate judge will review and take into consideration when determining the sentence. Information and personal details will be collected from the defendant, the defendant’s family, and in some circumstances the victim in the crime. Keep in mind that you should ask to see a copy of this report prior to sentencing, and correct any mistakes that it contains.

Sentencing

If you get convicted of a crime, you will then get sentenced. There are several different options for sentencing, which include community service to probation, to even prison or jail time. Depending on how serious your crime was, you may be locked up immediately, or given a date that you are supposed to go to jail to do your time.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Do you want to find out if some you know is currently in jail, or has been an inmate in the past?

This is pretty simple to do, just you need to query the Warren County jail website, and search using:

  • The inmate’s name.
  • Birthdate.
  • Approximate booking date.
  • and their jail ID.

If you’re not sure if your friend or family member is in jail, you can call the jail to find out.

Warrant Inquiry

If you have an outstanding warrant, you can find out by checking the court records on the website or you are able to call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. You should be clear that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know a person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or find out online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this is accessible by the public.

Civil Inquiry

Civil processes are when when you get served with legal papers, which can be, subpoenas, and arrest warrants. You can find these civil process orders by going to the Warren County Sheriff’s office, online or by phone.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All convicted sex offenders must be registered and listed on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access these offenders on the website, but keep in mind that you won’t see the exact address, but rather the neighborhood block they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a court case file that includes a court docket and all of the documents filed in the case. You are able to access court records via the internet, or at Clerk of Court where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each and every state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal past. These databases are linked together so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You can go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if the crime was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay for a more comprehensive search.

A search of someone’s criminal history you are able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include:

  • DWI or DUI.
  • Drug offenses.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Rape or other sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes like assault or murder.
  • Theft, breaking and entering.

When you do a criminal history search, usually won’t see if someone has had:

  • Speeding or wreckless driving.
  • Drivers license suspended or revoked.
  • Any accidents.
  • Minor infractions or moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To find this information, you will have to do a search for their driving record.

    Have you ever had to look for criminal records online? Was it a difficult process? Was your search online or did you call the courthouse? was the information you recieved correct? There are lots of reasons that people look up criminal records, and your feedback may make it easier for others.

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    Most Wanted

    Everyone knows that the FBI has their list of the Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Warren County,the Sheriff maintains their own list of the top most wanted criminals in the county.

    FBI Ten Most Wanted List:


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Everyone knows that being incarcerated in Warren County Jail is quite unpleasant, soon you will get accustomed to the routine that is set for you in jail. Inmates get a wake-up alarm at about 6:00 AM, and next you’ll have roll call. Then you will eat breakfast. When you finish eating breakfast participate in the work program that you’ve been assigned to. This could be working in the kitchen, laundry, or some sort of manufacturing job. While this may seem tedious, it may help you when you leave jail, as you are gaining experience in a certain field of work. Other inmates go to school, while some take part in mandated treatment programs. After lunch, there will be another roll call, then back to work. Your evening will be spent either in your cell or a common room. During this time dinner is served and you will be expected to take a shower. After another roll call, it’s lights out. Even though you will be confined to your cell, there may be enough light to read or write letters. Then again, most inmates welcome lights out, and try to get as much sleep as they can.

    Most people are frightened at the idea of jail because they don’t know what to expect. If you have spent any time in Warren County Jail, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.

    Dress Code

    When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Warren County Jail uniform. This is normally a jumpsuit or scrubs. Of note to anyone visiting an inmate – you must be properly dressed. Any clothing considered inappropriate will not be permitted.

    How To Send Money to an Inmate

    You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.

    The procedure to send funds to Warren County Jail inmates is always changing, so be sure to check the official Warren County Jail site before send money to someone in jail there.

    Commissary

    The commissary is the jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.

    Inmate Medications

    If you are on any type of prescription medication, you will be allowed to continue taking it while in jail. When you are first processed, you will be asked what medication you take. You will then be referred to the jail nurse or doctor who will be in charge of monitoring your health and prescribing your medication.

    Meals

    You will get three meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. As expected, they are very basic, but healthy. A typical breakfast might be cereal, toast, coffee and fruit. Lunch might be spaghetti, salad, bread and milk. Dinner could be chicken casserole, rice, vegetables, dessert and milk. Contrary to popular belief, prison food has greatly improved over the years, and you might find that it’s not much different from what you would eat at home.

    Pods / The Yard

    The jail is designed in a ‘pod’ layout, with self contained housing arranged around an outdoor yard. Each pod has a central control station and a common room, and the inmates take turns in using the yard. The jail is designed this way to keep certain inmates together, and others away from the general population.

    Gangs

    As with life in general, gangs are a part of prison life. Obviously it is best to avoid becoming a part of this environment as it will only lead to trouble. When you first enter prison, you might find yourself being ‘primed’ to join a gang, or worse, you might get their attention in a negative way. The best thing to do is keep your head down and don’t get involved.


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    News and Media

    News

    Photos / Pictures

    Videos


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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Warren County Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Warren County Jail, overseeing the day to day operations and administration of the jail. An inmate is unlikely to have much interaction with the Deputy Sheriff, unless they have committed an infraction. Detention Officers are responsible for the custody and care of the inmates. They maintain order in the jail, and handle security. A Detention Officer is assigned to a certain pod, and therefore is responsible for the same inmates each day. They get to know the inmates on a certain level, and are well equipped to handle any problems that may occur.

    Apply for a Job at Warren County Jail

    Requirements:

    • You have to be over the age of 21.
    • You have to possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • You have to be a US Citizen.
    • You have to pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
    • You have to pass a drug test.
    • You have to have a good level of fitness.
    • You have to be in good health.
    • You have to have a valid Drivers License
    • An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.


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    Family Resources

    There are resources for families of both the perpetrator of the crime and the victim. The social and emotional impact of crime is far reaching, affecting many. Families can receive professional counseling, court related assistance, social services assistance and help in navigating the criminal justice system.

    If you are a family member, which resources did you find to be particularly helpful? Please let us know, as this will be helpful to other families in the same situation.

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    Victim Resources

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

    Victim’s Rights

    The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

    • The right to protection from the accused.
    • The right to notification.
    • The right to attend proceedings.
    • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
    • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
    • The right to restitution.
    • The right to a speedy trial.
    • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

    The definition of victim includes:

    • Spouses and children of all victims.
    • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
    • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
    • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

    There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

    Victim Notification

    The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

    Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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    Sex Offender Information and Search

    All people registered as sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access this information online, but bear in mind that you will not get the exact address, rather the block that they live on.

    Domestic Violence

    If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are services to help you. Your county will have a Domestic Violence Services office. They provide free and confidential services, such as emergency shelter information, legal advocacy, support groups and domestic violence education. They will work to help you create a safe and violence-free life, and heal from the trauma of abuse.

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.


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    Reviews

    Reviews of this Jail

    Have you ever been locked up in Warren County Jail? Do you have a family member or friend that is an inmate there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at Warren County Jail?

    If you have, then we would like you to tell us about it. Write about what you experienced so that others can learn what to expect.

    Things you might want to put in your review:

    • Conditions in Warren County Jail.
    • Jail, yard and pod layout and facility
    • Guards and staff
    • Jail food and commissary
    • Visitation
    • Inmates.
    • Safety
    • Jail gangs
    • Prisoner activities and programs


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    Tell Your Story

    Everyone’s who has been put in jail has some stories about their time ‘inside’. Why’d you get arrested? Did you experience fair treatment? How was day to day life at Warren County Jail? Tell us about the other inmates. Did going to jail affect your life? How?

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    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Make some good friends in jail? Do you want to talk to somebody you met when you were locked up? Post a message to them below.

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