The Mission of the Department of Justice Services is to promote a safe and healthy community through evidence-based practices that empower participants to achieve measurable success.

Phone (804)646-3011



Department of Justice Services Administration
730 E. Broad Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804)646-3011
Fax: (804)646-7051

Division of Adult Programs
306 N. 8th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804)646-8955
Fax: (804)646-8994 or (804)646-0411

Juvenile Community Programs
306 N. 8th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804)646-3264
Fax: (804)646-8869

Juvenile Detention Center
1700 Oliver Hill Way
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804)646-2937
Fax: (804)646-2990

Dawn Barber, Director (804) 646-3763

  • Sophia Stephens, Director's Executive Assistant (804) 646-3011

Rhonda Gilmer, Deputy Director (804) 646-5410

Shannon Paul, Deputy Director (804) 646-5415

Robin Autry, Manager, Adult Day Reporting Center (804) 646-1525

Rodney Baskerville, Superintendent, Richmond Juvenile Detention Center (804) 646-3456

Luis Mercado, Manager, Division of Adult Programs (804) 646-0331

Janice Roach, Program Operations Manager, Juvenile Programs (804) 646-2902

Ernestine Rollins, Management Analyst Principal (804) 646-3261

Bill Wooldridge, Manager, Home Electronic Monitoring  (804) 646-8975


We welcome all comments and suggestions. Please let us know how we are doing and your suggestions on how we can improve the programs and services that we provide.

Home Electronic Monitoring Program (HEM)

The Home Electronic Monitoring Program (HEM) provides surveillance to clients who have the highest potential of adherence to Court ordered stipulations including, if applicable, return appearances to Court for review or further sentencing.

All clients referred to the HEM program must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Pretrial Release.
  • Stable address in Richmond, Henrico or Chesterfield.
  • Basic land-line telephone or cellular.
  • No outstanding warrants.
  • Willing to pay a daily fee (if working) based on the HEM sliding pay scale.

Clients ineligible for the HEM program are:

  • Post-trial or sentenced.
  • Substance abuse or mental illness with impaired level of functioning.

Office Hours and Contact Information:

For more information, call (804) 646-1436.

Client monitoring is provided 7 days per week, 24 hours per day.

Office hours are M-F 8am-5pm.

Bill Woolridge, Program Manager
Phone: (804) 646-8975
Fax: (804) 646-8994
306 N. 8th Street, VA 23219