The Meherrin River Regional Jail is a new facility located in the Alberta area of Brunswick County, Virginia. The facility comprises two buildings including a support building (administration, food service, laundry, intake and booking, medical, visitation, etc.) and a housing building (inmate dormitories and cells, recreation, and security areas).
The authority is a regional alliance which serves the counties of Dinwiddie, Brunswick, and Mecklenburg. The authority consists of three members from each member jurisdiction: county administrator, sheriff, and a member from the Board of Supervisors. Each member can appoint an alternate to attend meetings and vote as applicable.
Authority Makeup / Size: Nine members
Three – Dinwiddie County
Three – Brunswick County
Three - Mecklenburg County
County administrator, sheriff, and a member of the Board of Supervisors