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Dining Hall Dedication

November 18, 2022

On Thursday, November 17, 2022, Superintendent Jerry R. Townsend dedicated the newly renovated staff dining hall in memory of Lieutenant Sheila A. Carter and Officer Thomas W. Marshall. The ribbon was cut on “C & M Dining” by Superintendent Townsend, the families of both employees, and former superintendents, James H. Davis, Ernest L. Toney and …

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PRJA Finance Committee Meeting

November 4, 2022

The Piedmont Regional Jail Authority finance committee will meet in the conference room at the Juvenile Detention Center at 11:00 AM, November 16th , 2022. The Juvenile Center is located at 701 Industrial Park Road, Farmville Va.

PRJA December Jail Board Meeting – December Update

October 20, 2022

The Jail Board Meeting originally scheduled for December 21st has been rescheduled to December 7th at 1:00 PM.

Piedmont Regional Jail Congratulates New Academy Graduates

September 22, 2022

Congratulations to Officer Jeffrey Belcher and Officer Keyshawn Diming who successfully completed Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy Basic Jailor Class #122.  Graduation was held September 6, 2022 in Lynchburg, Virginia to recognize their dedication in becoming certified by the Department of Criminal Justice Services as a certified Jail Officer in the state of Virginia.  Basic …

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Piedmont Regional Jail Holds First “Successful Living” Graduation

September 7, 2022

Farmville, VA. (August 31, 2022) – Piedmont Regional Jail Authority, located in Central Virginia, held it's very first evidenced based re-entry program graduation for both male and female offenders, called Successful Living. Piedmont Regional Jail Authority developed a partnership with Crossroads Community Service Board to implement a 12-week evidence-based re-entry program entitled, Successful Living. This …

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PRJ Celebrates National Correctional Officer and Employee Appreciation Week

April 22, 2022

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan announced the first week in May as National Correctional Officer and Employee Appreciation Week. The President may have been motivated by a variety of things, but the fact that jailers and corrections officers have one of the highest rates of occupational injuries and sickness may have something to do with …

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Congratulations on our recent career advancements

April 21, 2022

C. Whitehead has been promoted to Corporal and D. Burrell has been promoted to Sergeant.

PRJ Job Fair

PRJ Job Fair held on March 31, 2022

March 18, 2022

Piedmont Regional Jail Authority will be holding a job fair in March! The job fair will be on Thursday, March 31, 2022 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the PRJ conference center 801 Industrial Park Road, Farmville, VA 23901 Open positions include: Kitchen Supervisor, Commissary Clerk and Jail Officers Interviews will be given on …

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