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Piedmont Regional Jail Congratulates New Academy Graduates

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

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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PRJA Board Personnel Committee Meeting

The PRJA Board Personnel Committee meeting had to be rescheduled and will now take place on Monday, August 15th, at 10AM in the Prince Edward County Courthouse.

PRJ Celebrates National Correctional Officer and Employee Appreciation Week

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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