Virginia, also called the Old Dominion as well as the Mother of Presidents, holds a population of 8,411,808 (as of 2016). Eight of the US presidents were born in Virginia. The capital is Richmond, one of the two independent cities serving as a state capital. Virginia City is known as the largest city of the state, while the second largest is Norfolk.
Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Newport News are the most dangerous cities in the state. The poverty in the city is measured at 12.3%, the unemployment rate is 4.1%. The city violent crime rate, which is 309.3 per 100,000, is actually lower than that of the nation. Having said this, the murder rate is considerably high in the overall crime rate. As for the state of Virginia, the crime indicator here is the 3rd lowest in the country. Accordingly, Virginia is one of the safest states in the US, with only 195.6 violent crimes recorded per 100,000 residents. Capital punishment is legal in Virginia. Bridgewater and Purcellville are the safest cities to live.
The Virginia Department of Corrections handles inmate records and mugshots. Inmate information is available online and searches can be performed by name, race, sex or inmate number.
The County Sheriff’s office or the Regional Jail or Detention Center are also in charge of inmate records based on the county. However, data is not available online here. Information can be requested by phone, mail, or in person.