Portsmouth City Jail

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Updated on: May 29, 2020

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Location 2270 East Main Rd., Portsmouth, RI, 02871
Official Website http://www.portsmouthpoliceri.com/

The Portsmouth City Jail calls Portsmouth, Rhode Island home. This correctional facility is the stopping place for all people who committed a crime and was picked up by the Portsmouth Police Department.

Portsmouth City Jail — General Information

Facility Name Portsmouth City Jail
Facility Type City Jail
Address 2270 East Main Rd., Portsmouth, RI, 02871
Facility Type Adult
City Portsmouth
Postal Code 2871
State Rhode Island
County Newport County
Official Website http://www.portsmouthpoliceri.com/

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Since the Portsmouth City Jail does not house inmates for longer than a few days, the facility does not accept any incoming mail to the facility. You will be required to wait until the offender gets sent out to the county or state correctional facility prior to you sending them any mail and/or packages.

Sending Money

The Portsmouth City Jail provides the offenders in their custody everything they need. You will not need to send an offender who is currently sitting behind bars in the Portsmouth City Jail any money. If you do send the offender any money, it will be returned to sender.

It is best to wait until the offender has been transferred out to a county or state correctional facility, before you start funding his or her commissary and bank accounts.

Phone calls

The only privilege that the offenders in the Portsmouth City Jail have is that they can use the telephones that are in the common area during normal daylight hours.

The offenders will be permitted to call home. All outgoing calls from the facility are monitored by correctional officers. The calls will also be limited to 15 minutes as well.

You will need to keep in mind that you will be required to accept a collect call from an inmate at the Portsmouth City Jail to be permitted to talk to them. If you do not, you will have no communication with the inmate.

Visitation

Inmates in the Portsmouth City Jail will not be permitted to have visitors since they are in the facility for a short amount of time. The only visitors an inmate will be permitted to have visits from his or her legal counsel.

Visiting Hours

Monday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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