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Virginia Department of Corrections — Public Safety First

Eastern Region

Sussex I State Prison

Sussex I State Prison.
Located in Sussex County, Virginia.

Israel Hamilton, Warden
24414 Musselwhite Drive
Waverly, VA 23891-1111
(804) 834-9967

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Security Level 4-5 - Assignment Criteria:
Long Term; Single, multiple, & Life + sentences. 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.