Sussex I State Prison
David Zook, Warden24414 Musselwhite Drive
Waverly, VA 23891-1111
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.
- Opened - May 20, 1998
- Average Daily Population (June 2008) - 1,139
- Special Populations - Death Row
- Special Programs - None
- Site Additions/Upgrades - BOQ, Firing Range, B&G Storage
- Virginia Correctional Enterprises - Pending
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.