Christine Smith lost a lot when she served time at Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.
The DMV Connect Program at the jail helped get some of it back.
"Getting a job is my plan, and without an ID, it would be impossible," said Smith in a news release about the identification program now available at the jail.
The Connect Program reached a milestone in November, completing its first year at the regional jail. Through the program, 84 inmates have received identification cards.
For inmates, having a state identification card means they can find a place to live or rent a hotel, get a job, see a doctor and receive medication, said Maj. Frank Huotte, jail...