Rappahannock Shenandoah Warren Regional Jail


Superintendent Russell W. Gilkison 575x800
Russell W. Gilkison

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Jail Location and Mailing Address:
6601 Winchester Road
Front Royal, VA 22630

Main Line: (540) 622-6097 or
                   (540) 622-8678
Fax:           (540) 622-2846
Booking:   (540) 622-8620 or
                   (540) 622-8683
Records:   (540) 622-5024
Inmate Accounts: (540) 622-5015


Employment Opportunities

Part Time Receptionist
Company: RSW Regional Jail
Pay Rate: $11.00 - $12.00 per hour DOE

Medication Aide:
Company: RSW Regional Jail
Pay Rate: DOE/DOQ

Company: RSW Regional Jail
Pay Rate: DOQ/DOE

Licensed Practical Nurse
Company: RSW Regional Jail
Pay Rate: DOE/DOQ

Transportation Officer: Part -Time - Current VADCJS Jail Officer/Deputy certification required
Company: RSW Regional Jail
Pay Rate:  $16 per hour

Jail Officer
Company: RSW Regional Jail
Pay Rate: $41,373 - $43,468 DOE

General and Legal Correspondence

Inmates can receive personal and legal correspondence while at RSW. There is no restriction on the amount an inmate can send or receive. All mail must have the following; the inmate’s first and last name, the senders first and last name with a return address. All mail will be inspected for contraband.

The following items are not authorized and will not be accepted;
 Substances on the envelope or letter (white out, glue, glitter, stickers, lipstick, liquid stains)
 Greeting cards (handmade or purchased), or post cards.
 Stamps, blank stationary, or stamped envelopes
 Plastic cards or book marks
 Gang related material or photos
 Cash or Checks
 Money orders (unless addressed directly to "Inmate Accounts Clerk")
 Photos of nude or partially clothed persons
 Items glued, stapled, or taped to letters or envelopes
 Magazine pages, newspaper clippings, book pages (original or copies)
 More than five (5) photos in an envelope, photos larger than 4”X 6” or polaroid type
 Bank statements, credit card information, or personal identification
 Packages not pre-approved by the Captain of Security
 Bulk mail
 Markers, pens, crayons, or pencils included in the envelope
 Personal subscriptions (to include: magazines, books, newspapers, newsletters, etc.)
 Brochures, flyers, or coupons.

Illegal items discovered in the inmate’s incoming mail will be seized. Any item sent to an inmate that is not accepted at RSW and is not illegal will be returned to the sender. If a letter has an unauthorized item or items enclosed that are considered contraband, the entire envelope will be returned to sender.