NAVCONBRIG Chesapeake (aka Joint Regional Correctional Facility Mid-Atlantic) serves as the region's correctional facility for both pre-trial and post-trial prisoners and is available for use by commands of all four of the Armed Services and the Coast Guard.
Commanding Officer - CDR Matthew Bradshaw
Executive Officer - CDR Edward Newby
Command Master Chief - CMDCM Kirk Saunders
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APPELLATE DEFENSE CONTACT NUMBER
Please call the brig Legal Office at (757) 421-8820/8821/8822 DSN 521-8820/8821/8822 to schedule an appointment to speak with your client.
Visitor parking is located directly in front of the Brig, Bldg 500.
Regular visiting hours (not to be confused with Official Command Visits) are held 1:00 to 3:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and all Federal Holidays. Visitors should arrive 30 minutes prior for check-in to ensure maximum visitation time. A picture ID is required. Improperly attired persons will be refused entry (for more visitation information, visit the "HELP LINKS" Page). No cameras are permitted. Visitors must be listed on the Prisoner's Mail and Visiting List and approved in advance of the visit.
Naval Consolidated Brig Chesapeake is located in Bldg 500 on Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, Northwest Annex in Chesapeake, VA. Entry to the annex can be gained through the main gate on weekends and holidays. Visitors with military identification and current base vehicle registration will be allowed access without having to obtain a visitor's pass. Visitors without military identification may obtain a vehicle/visitor pass at the Pass/ID Office during normal working hours (0700- 1500 Monday - Friday) or at the gate after normal working hours. The gate is open 24 hours a day.
Do not bring any items to exchange or give to the person you are visiting without having prior written approval to do so.
Plan your visits. Do not surprise the person being visited. It may be upsetting to them.
Official visits include attorneys, chaplains and parent command personnel (E6 and above). With the exception of Chaplains, military official visitors shall be in uniform. Official visits may occur at any time during normal working hours (0730-1500), Monday – Friday, not including Federal holidays. Officials desiring to visit at any other time should provide 24-hour notice to ensure availability of the prisoner and the Commanding Officer’s approval. Attorney visits are normally not authorized during regular visitation hours which occur on Saturday, Sunday and Federal holidays from 1:00-3:00 PM.
Media representatives may visit the brig upon special request, consistent with preserving prisoners' right to privacy while maintaining order and security. Private housing and other secure areas will not be available except by special request. All equipment is subject to routine inspection by brig officials for contraband and for security reviews. Photographs or video which identify prisoners are not permitted, with the exception of internal Navy products. For more information, contact the Brig Public Affairs Officer at: (757) 421-8840/8844/8845.
For after hours emergencies contact the Command Duty Officer (757) 421-8798
Personal interviews and telephonic communications between prisoners (pre-trial or post-trial) and media representatives are not authorized, unless a determination is made that such interview serves a legitimate public interest, or is in the best interest of the military, per Department of the Defense (DoD) and Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) policy. For more information or to submit a request for determination contact the Navy Personnel Command Communications Office at (901) 874-3507.