Send or Receive Money for an Inmate
ACCEPTANCE AND RELEASE OF PERSONAL MONEY
An accurate account of an inmate’s canteen fund is maintained. Inmates are entitled to spend funds to purchase canteen items, unless canteen privileges have been suspended.
Cash, certified check, and money orders are accepted at Henrico County Sheriff’s Office Jail West, 4317 East Parham Road from 7:30 – 3:30 Monday- Friday, and Henrico County Regional Jail East 17320 New Kent Highway from 8:00 – 3:45 Monday – Friday. Money is also accepted during visitation hours for inmates residing at the Henrico County Regional Jail East facility. Money is receipted and credited to the inmate’s account at the time of deposit. Money can be accepted for only one inmate.
MONEY RECEIVED THROUGH MAIL
Acceptable currency is also received through the mail. Personal checks will not be accepted. CASH SHOULD NOT BE MAILED. Money orders and certified checks are to be addressed in the inmate’s commitment name (to include one of the following: middle name, prisoner identification number, social security number, or date of birth).
MONEY AUTHORIZED FOR RELEASE
An inmate may request funds to be released from his personal account by submitting the proper request “Authorization to Release Money/Property.” This form must be submitted five (5) working days before the desired pick-up. Money is only released Monday – Friday, exception of holidays from 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM. A check will only be released to the payee after presenting picture identification.
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