Adult Detention Center

The Loudoun County Adult Detention Center, Administrative Offices, Community Custody Program, and the Loudoun County Magistrate’s Office, are all in the same complex. The center uses both direct and indirect methods of inmate supervision.

The center houses maximum, medium, and minimum security level inmates. Some inmates may be housed at the facility for up to three years before being transferred to the State Department of Corrections.

Often inmates will receive a stay of delivery to the Department of Corrections because of appeals. Local inmates receiving 12 months or less will serve their sentence at the Loudoun Adult Detention Center. All inmates are charged a dollar-a-day fee, per state code 53.1-131.3, which helps offset the costs of their incarceration.

Location:  42035 Loudoun Center Place, Leesburg, VA.
Email Major Kim Holway

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Sending Personal Mail

All personal mail must be sent to an off-site facility, which will be scanned and electronically sent to the inmate’s account on the tablets.

Personal mail must sent to the following address and ensure that you include the inmate’s booking number (BN#) to confirm delivery. 

  • PO Box 247
    Phoenix, MD 21131


Loudoun County Adult Detention Center
Inmate John Smith BN#11-1111111
PO Box 247
Phoenix, MD 21131

Sending Legal Mail and Money Orders

Legal mail and money orders to be deposited into the Inmate commissary and phone account must be sent to the facility's PO Box.

  • PO Box 7700
    42035 Loudoun Center Place 
    Leesburg, VA 20177

Retrieval of Scanned Mail After Release  

After the release and within 30 days, inmates can request digital copies of their scanned mail. Please complete this online form to submit a request; you will be notified to pick them up.

Health and Well-Being Protocols

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has implemented several measures at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center to ensure the health and well-being of the facilities inmates, staff, and visitors:

  • The Loudoun County Medical contractor increased the observation and assessment of all incoming inmates entering the facility.
  • A tiered approach has been implemented for inmates entering the facility upon arrest or transfer. Inmates who enter the facility will continue to spend the standard 48-72 hours in intake to await their TB/medical clearance and will be Covid Rapid tested prior to being classified to General Population. If, after 48-72 hours, they exhibit no signs of sickness (cold, flu, etc.) they will be transferred to a new medical observation unit for 10 days of further observation before joining the general population. The inmates are monitored and checked for any symptoms every day by deputies and medical personnel. If inmates exhibit any flu-like symptoms, they will be quarantined in a negative airflow cell. Those inside the new medical unit will have the same privileges as the general population, including the same access to tablets, telephones, television, and non-contact visitation.
  • All inmates are currently assigned their own cell in each housing unit inside the facility.
  • The number of inmates in each housing unit has been reduced, allowing inmates to practice social distancing.
  • Tablet video visitations continue for friends and loved ones. All inmates have access to these tablets. In addition, all inmates are given a free 5-minute phone call weekly; this begins Monday of each week.
  • All inmates continue to access mental health counseling and psychiatric visits via iPad or in person in non-contact visitation booths.
  • All inmate tablets have up-to-date links regarding the latest CDC guidelines.
  • Working with our contracted medical staff in the facility to ensure only critical medical appointments outside the facility will be conducted.
  • Inmates still have the privilege to meet their attorneys in the non-contact visitation booths and via a free non-recorded video visitation on an inmate tablet.
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In addition to the general population inmates, the center also houses the inmates assigned to the Work Release / Workforce program. The Work Release Center houses non-violent, minimum-security inmates that are soon to be released back into the community. The Work Release Center has the capability of housing up to 96 inmates.

The inmates at the facility pay $12 per day for staying at the facility and those in the work release program are released each day to go to and from their jobs with stringent rules and regulations. The money they make helps pay their fines, and court costs, restitution to victims, and support their families. This also eases the burden of financial support to the taxpayer.

Inmate Work Force

Also housed at the Work Release Center is the Sheriff’s Inmate Work Force. This group of inmates is also non-violent minimum custody level inmates. They work in the community under the direct supervision of an armed deputy and perform landscaping, parks, and waterways, minor construction, painting, and other numerous tasks. They work on State, County, and Town property as well as on the property of charitable organizations. The inmates are credited between $5-$7.25 per hour which goes directly to paying fines and court costs. Each year this group saves the county and municipalities within the county, thousands of dollars in the work they perform.

The equipment used by the Sheriff’s Inmate Work Force such as mowers, weed eaters, etc. is purchased from the inmate canteen fund. This fund receives no tax money and is supported by the inmates’ purchases from the commissary vendor. This group also performs various seasonal work such as grass cutting, landscaping, and snow removal throughout the county which would otherwise be a contracted cost to the county.

In accordance with the Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center (LCADC) will not discriminate against inmates with disabilities.  To discuss any specific concerns or accommodations, please contact the Adult Detention Center’s ADA Liaison via email.