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U.S. Marshals Service

Western District of Virginia

Prisoner Detention  


GENERAL:   United States Marshal Service is responsible for obtaining adequate detention space to house USMS prisoners in their districts. Detention facilities the USMS uses must meet DOJ detention standards and minimum conditions of confinement.  These conditions are as follows:

1.  Staff is on duty 24 hours a day to supervise prisoners.

2.  Three adequate meals a day are provided to prisoners. 

3.  Adequate emergency medical coverage is available 24 hours a day.

4.  Adequate fire and other emergency plans and procedures are followed.

5.  There is adequate security.

6.   Adequate sanitation and hygiene services are available.

7.  An adequate suicide prevention policy is in place.

8.  There is adequate access to prescription drugs.

The following Federal Prisons are located near or within the District of Western Virginia within the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Designated Federal Prison(s) within the Roanoke, VA Area:


FCI Cumberland FCI Ashland FPC Morgantown  FCC Petersburg
14601 Burbridge Road S.E. PO Box 888 PO Box 1000 Greenbag Road PO Box 90042
Cumberland, MD 21502 Ashland, Kentucky 41105 Morgantown, West Virginia 26507 Petersburg, Virginia 23804
(301) 784-1000  (606) 928-6414 (304) 296-4416 (804)504-7200
USP Lee  FCI Gilmer   FCI Beckley FCC Butner (MED)
PO Box 900 PO Box 5000 201 FCI Lane PO Box 1280 PO Box 1000
Jonesville, Virginia 24263 Glenville, West Virginia 26351 Beaver, West Virginia 25813 Butner, North Carolina 27509
(276) 546-0150 (304) 626-2500 (304) 252-9758 (919) 575-4541



FPC  Alderson FMC Lexington
Glen Ray Road, Box B  Alderson, West Virginia 24910   (304) 445-2675  3301 Leestown RoadLexington, Kentucky 40511   (859) 255-6812


Federal Prison procedures and general information can be reviewed at

West Virginia Prisoner System

Note:  Currently there are no Federal Detention Facilities for Juvenile Offenders within the Roanoke City Area, but there are several state and local county facilities that are contracted by the United States Marshal Service for housing. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice