Work Release / Home Electronic Monitoring

Both Work Release* and Home Electronic Monitoring* must be approved by the court/DOC for offenders to become eligible. Piedmont Regional Jail will determine if offenders are eligible based on the following rules:

  1. The offender’s sentence must be less than 18 months.
  2. The offender’s crime must be non-violent.
  3. The offender’s place of employment must have a current business license.
  4. There must be no outstanding detainers.
  5. The offender must provide his or her own transportation.
  6. The offender must pass a drug test.
  7. The offender will only be allowed to work six days per week.

*Cost for Work Release is $220.00 upfront and $90.00 per week to stay on work release.

* Cost for Home Electronic Monitoring is $500.00 upfront and $115.00 per week. The $500.00 fee covers the signup fee and the first three weeks.

* Home Electronic Monitoring requires a GPS monitoring device.

*Weekly visits are required. Visits are usually on Tuesdays at 10:00 am, but this may vary.