The Newport County Sheriff’s Jail is situated in Newport, Rhode Island. The Newport County Sheriff’s Office is the law enforcement agency responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Newport County Sheriff’s Jail.
Sheriff Leahy is responsible for all of the jail operations. The Newport County Sheriff’s Jail has a safe and humane environment. The facility not only meets and exceeds state standards, but the facility also exceeds the national standards as well.
The Newport County Sheriff’s Jail will process nearly 7,000 inmates every year. The facility has a daily inmate population of around 300 inmates. The Newport County Sheriff’s Jail only houses adult male and adult female inmates.
The Newport County Sheriff’s Jail has a minimum-security section, medium-security section, and a maximum security section. The facility can hold inmates of any of these security levels.
The minimum-security section opened their doors back in 1994. This section is also known as the Minimum Security Misdemeanant Section. This section can house up to 192 inmates. This section will house inmates who are non-violent.
The medium-security section opened their doors back in 2006. This section can also house up to 192 inmates. This section is situated on the north end of the facility.
The maximum-security section opened their doors back in 1986. The facility can house up to 128 inmates. This section of the facility will only have single cells. This section will only house the most violent offenders.
Newport County Sheriffs Office
|Address:||45 Washington Square, Newport, Rhode Island, 02840|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Newport County Sheriff's Jail
45 Washington Square, Newport, RI, 02840
Newport County Sheriff’s Jail Prison Information
|Jail Name||Newport County Sheriff’s Jail|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||45 Washington Square, Newport, RI, 02840|
|Sunday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|
|Monday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Tuesday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Wednesday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Thursday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Friday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Saturday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|