The Hampton-Newport News Criminal Justice Agency promotes public safety by providing community-based pretrial and post-conviction programs. The agency provides research-based prevention and intervention services with a commitment to changing the lives of clients. The agency also works with the community to reduce recidivism and improve the quality of life for Hampton and Newport News residents:
There is also a Hampton-Newport News Community Criminal Justice Board. Members include judges, commonwealth attorneys and other officials. The purpose is to increase communication among key criminal justice officials and to be a direct link between the communities and state, federal and local criminal justice agencies.