April 22, 2019


The financing for the Southside Regional Jail's Energy Performance Project will be provided by Signature Bank. 

08/03/2020


Please be advised that pursuant to Governor Northam’s Executive Order51, the August 11th SRJA Board meeting will be conducted electronically. The meeting will start promptly at 1730. Instructions for joining the meeting may be obtained by contacting Mrs. Angel Allen at 434-634-2165

10/09/2020

Please be advised that pursuant to Governor Northam’s Executive Order51, the October 13th SRJA Board meeting will be conducted electronically. The meeting will start promptly at 1730. Instructions for joining the meeting may be obtained by contacting Mrs. Angel Allen at 434-634-2165

July 3, 2016

Robinson brings positive energy to Regional Jail

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August 3, 2016

Southside Regional Jail FACES program

Members of the Community Model in Corrections program met with Southside Regional Jail Administrator Col. Karen Craig Wednesday at the facility. Pictured left to right: Penny Patton, Craig, Morgan Moss and Michael McBride.


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12/08/2020

The Video Transcript of the December 8, 2020 Jail Board meeting can be accessed by following this LINK

July 17, 2016

World traveler Peebles finds landing spot at SSRJ

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June 18, 2016

Strickland follows a family tradition in corrections work

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June 6, 2016

Pegram’s journey lands her in leadership position at SSRJ

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Southside Regional Jail

January 31, 2019

Southside Regional Jail Authority is pleased to announce a Notice of Award for our recent pharmaceutical RFP to Contract Pharmacy Services. We would also like to thank all other vendors who took the time and effort to respond to our RFP.


June 18, 2016

Strickland follows a family tradition in corrections work

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10/19/2020

The Video Transcript of the October 13, 2020 Jail Board meeting can be accessed by following this LINK

August 8, 2016

Captain Johnson returns from overseas Army deployment

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10/09/2020

Please be advised that pursuant to Governor Northam’s Executive Order51, the October 13th SRJA Board meeting will be conducted electronically. The meeting will start promptly at 1730. Instructions for joining the meeting may be obtained by contacting Mrs. Angel Allen at 434-634-2165

December 03, 2018

Southside Regional Jail welcomes Captain Desaline Perry as she assumes the duties of Chief of Security for the Jail. Captain Perry comes to us from the Portsmouth Sheriff's Office. 

12/03/2020

Please be advised that pursuant to Governor Northam’s Executive Order51, the December 8th SRJA Board meeting will be conducted electronically. The meeting will start promptly at 1730. Instructions for joining the meeting may be obtained by contacting Mrs. Angel Allen at 434-634-2165

May 23, 2016

Southside Regional all in for Correctional Officers’ Week

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12/08/2020

The Video Transcript of the December 8, 2020 Jail Board meeting can be accessed by following this LINK

June 10, 2016

Temple pleased to have found home at the jail

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June 6, 2016

Pegram’s journey lands her in leadership position at SSRJ

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08/12/2020

The Video Transcript of the August 11th 2020 Jail Board meeting can be accessed by following this LINK

July 17, 2016

World traveler Peebles finds landing spot at SSRJ

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May 24, 2017

Community Model in Corrections Program could close

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08/03/2020


Please be advised that pursuant to Governor Northam’s Executive Order51, the August 11th SRJA Board meeting will be conducted electronically. The meeting will start promptly at 1730. Instructions for joining the meeting may be obtained by contacting Mrs. Angel Allen at 434-634-2165

June 10, 2020


The Video Transcript of the open session of the June 09, 2020 Jail Authority Board Meeting can be accessed by following the link below



June SRJA Board Meeting

May 24, 2017

Community Model in Corrections Program could close

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12/03/2020

Please be advised that pursuant to Governor Northam’s Executive Order51, the December 8th SRJA Board meeting will be conducted electronically. The meeting will start promptly at 1730. Instructions for joining the meeting may be obtained by contacting Mrs. Angel Allen at 434-634-2165

August 8, 2016

Captain Johnson returns from overseas Army deployment

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June 04, 2020


Pursuant to Governor Northam’s Executive Order 51, the June 9th SRJA Board meeting will be conducted electronically. The meeting will start promptly at 1730. Instructions for joining the meeting may be obtained by contacting Mrs. Angel Allen at 434-634-2165


Southside Regional Jail Board Meeting Agenda

July 3, 2016

Robinson brings positive energy to Regional Jail

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July 29, 2016

Officer Wayne Elliott has been chosen as the Southside Regional Jail’s Officer of the Quarter

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10/19/2020

The Video Transcript of the October 13, 2020 Jail Board meeting can be accessed by following this LINK

June 10, 2016

Temple pleased to have found home at the jail

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May 24, 2017

Community Model in Corrections Program could close

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August 8, 2016

Captain Johnson returns from overseas Army deployment

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August 3, 2016

Southside Regional Jail FACES program

Members of the Community Model in Corrections program met with Southside Regional Jail Administrator Col. Karen Craig Wednesday at the facility. Pictured left to right: Penny Patton, Craig, Morgan Moss and Michael McBride.


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July 3, 2016

Robinson brings positive energy to Regional Jail

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July 29, 2016

Officer Wayne Elliott has been chosen as the Southside Regional Jail’s Officer of the Quarter

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May 14, 2019


Southside Regional Jail congratulates Brooke Morefield on being selected as the Virginia Association of Regional Jails Civilian of the Year. Colonel Mark Shiflett is pictured presenting Brooke with the award. Brooke has been an Emergency Medical Technician for the jail since October 2012 and has continuously provided excellent medical services within the Jail Facility. Well done Brooke!

June 18, 2016

Strickland follows a family tradition in corrections work

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May 23, 2016

Southside Regional all in for Correctional Officers’ Week

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08/12/2020

The Video Transcript of the August 11th 2020 Jail Board meeting can be accessed by following this LINK

July 17, 2016

World traveler Peebles finds landing spot at SSRJ

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June 10, 2016

Temple pleased to have found home at the jail

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July 29, 2016

Officer Wayne Elliott has been chosen as the Southside Regional Jail’s Officer of the Quarter

Read the full article: http://www.emporiaindependentmessenger.com/news/article_9ce2272c-55bd-11e6-a30b-8b5e3db6d829.html#.V7cdzS2Kn24.link

May 23, 2016

Southside Regional all in for Correctional Officers’ Week

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June 6, 2016

Pegram’s journey lands her in leadership position at SSRJ

Read the full article: http://www.emporiaindependentmessenger.com/news/article_fda7a57c-2995-11e6-a938-4732ce634393.html#.V7c7Yu4lvv0.link

June 10, 2020


The Video Transcript of the open session of the June 09, 2020 Jail Authority Board Meeting can be accessed by following the link below



June SRJA Board Meeting

August 22, 2019


Southside Regional Jail Authority has awarded the RFP for Medical Care Services to Mediko Correctional Healthcare.  

August 3, 2016

Southside Regional Jail FACES program

Members of the Community Model in Corrections program met with Southside Regional Jail Administrator Col. Karen Craig Wednesday at the facility. Pictured left to right: Penny Patton, Craig, Morgan Moss and Michael McBride.


Read the full article: http://www.emporiaindependentmessenger.com/news/article_b1b0b94c-5988-11e6-9b37-7b4b3d231724.html#.V7cYSNpHV-I.link


December 03, 2018

Southside Regional Jail welcomes Colonel Mark Shiflett as he assumes the duties of Superintendent. Colonel Shiflett comes to us from Middle River Regional Jail, where he served as the Chief of Security. He will be replacing Colonel Karen Craig upon her retirement.