Newport County Sheriff's Jail Information

45 Washington Square, Newport, RI, 02840

Newport County Sheriff's Jail is a medium security county jail located in city of Newport, Newport County, RI. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Rhode Island state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Rhode Island Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the Newport County Sheriff's Jail including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

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
Contact Numbers:401-841-8300
Postal Code:02840
State :Rhode Island
County:Newport County
Jail Webpage://

Newport County Sheriff's Jail Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Newport County Sheriff's Jail, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Rhode Island statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
45 Washington Square, Newport, RI, 02840

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 401-841-8300.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Newport County Sheriff's Jail make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
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
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 6 nearby jails/prisons

Newport Unit - Juvenile Correctional Services

45 Washington Street, Newport, RI, 02840 401-841-8360

Newport County Sheriff's Jail

45 Washington Square, Newport, RI, 02840 401-841-8300

Jamestown Police Jail

250 Conanicus Ave., Jamestown, RI, 02835 401-423-1212

Little Compton Police Jail

60 Simmons Rd., Little Compton, RI, 02837 401-635-2311

Middletown Police Jail

123 Valley Rd., Middletown, RI, 02842 401-846-1144

Newport Police Jail

120 Broadway, Newport, RI, 02840 401-847-1306

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