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Dillwyn Correctional Center (male institution)

Dillwyn Correctional Center.
Located outside the town of Dillwyn in Buckingham County.

Dana Ratliffe-Walker, Warden
1522 Prison Road
P.O. Box 670
Dillwyn, VA 23936
(434) 983-4200

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Security Level 2 - Assignment Criteria:

For Initial Assignment ONLY: No Escape History within past 5 years. Single Life sentences must have reached their Parole Eligibility Date (PED). No disruptive behavior for at least past 24 months prior to consideration for a transfer to any less-secure facility.

Special Purpose Institution - It is a reception and classification facility. Its role is to intake offenders from the local jails and process them into the Department. It houses inmates classified to multiple levels of security.