Search Inmates in Benton County, AR. Results Include: Arrests, Bookings, Criminal Records, Status, Booking #, Booking Date, Age, Bond Amount, Address Given, Charges, Statute, Court Case Number, Degree Level, Bond, Warrants.

Benton County Arkansas Sheriff Overview

Benton County is located in the northwestern tip of Arkansas. It was created in 1836 and named in honor of Missouri Senator Thomas Hart Benton. The county seat is Bentonville. The zip codes in Benton County are 72704, 72712, 72714, 72715, 72718, 72719, 72722, 72732, 72734, 72736, 72738, 72739, 72745, 72747, 72751, 72756, 72758, 72761, 72762, 72764, 72768, 72711, 72733, 72757, and 72716.

The highest ranking law enforcement officer in Benton County is Sheriff Shawn Holloway. You can get in touch with him at 479.271.1008 or The Circuit Clerk of Benton County is Brenda DeShields. She serves as the official custodian of record for the Circuit Court of Benton County, acts as the ex-officio County Recorder, and takes the constitutional oath of office. You can reach her at

Benton County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 1300 SW 14th Street, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Phone: 479.271.1008

Inmate Search in Benton County Jail

The Benton County Detention Center has an online roster of inmates currently housed in the facility. To locate an inmate here, you can search the list according to the inmate’s name, age, race, sex, and booking date (admit date). Click on the inmate’s name to view the following information: inmate’s full name, date of birth, age, race, sex, eye color, hair color, weight, height, admit date, admit time, address, confining agency, court date, charges, and visitation times.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Visitation is a privilege given to inmates at the Benton County Detention Center. All visitors must leave a state-issued ID in order to visit. Only four people are allowed to visit an inmate at a time. One scheduled inmate visitation will be allowed per week with visitation days being Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Depending on the inmate’s pod, your time to visit will be scheduled between 8 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. Each housing unit has at least two designated times a week when visitation can occur. If the inmate is in H Building, Park in the H Building parking lot and go directly to H Building to sign in. Only 4 visitors are allowed at a time, including children. Each visitor must be registered 24-hours prior to the visit. Visitors can only schedule one visit per day.

To schedule a visit, you need to go online at

and type in the inmate’s first and last name. Register the names of all visitors including children. If you have any questions regarding setting up visitation, you can call the jail clerk at 479-271-1011.

All visitors must abide by the modest dress code (i.e. covered cleavage, no see through tops, no tank tops, shorts and skirts must be of an appropriate length). Personal items such as purses, wallets, satchels, bags, and phones are not allowed. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All visitors will need to pass through a metal detector.

Inmates are allowed to receive mail (only letters). The return address and complete name of the sender must be included. To send mail to an inmate, address it as follows:

Inmate’s Name

1300 SW 14th St,

Bentonville, AR 72712

To add money to a commissary account, family and friends can contact Keefe Commissary at 866.345.1884 or drop by the Sheriff’s office lobby during the hours of 7:am to 11:pm excluding holidays. Deposits can also be made online at

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

According to federal law, all sex offenders must provide their information to local law enforcement for entry into the state and national sex offender registries. The definition of a sex offender is an individual was convicted of a sex-related offense such as sexual assault, prostitution, and child pornography. If you wish to find sex offenders living or working in Benton County, you can go to

Keep in mind that you must read and acknowledge the disclaimer provided before you use the registry. You may find some entries that only show previous known addresses or even incomplete addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

A person charged with a crime is allowed to secure his release from jail while awaiting trial through bail. Bail is the money that is lodged with the court in exchange for getting released before the trial starts. This is used as a form of insurance, making certain that the defendant will return to court once the trial begins. If he fails to appear, bail is forfeited.

If the defendant cannot post bail due to financial difficulties, a bondsman can be hired to help out. The bondsman can secure the release of a defendant for a fee – 12% of the bail amount. This fee is non-refundable.

Contact the Benton County Public Defender
Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
Name:Benton County Public Defender
Address:221 South Main Street, Bentonville, Arkansas, 72712
Hours:Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Benton County Probation Department
Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
Office:Benton County Probation Department
Location:703 Southeast J Street, Bentonville, Arkansas, 72712
Benton County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined434
Avg Daily Population366
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll100
Full time total employees100
Total salaries and wages4184416
Other operating expenditures1745700
Total construction costs30000
Equipment, furnishings, etc100500
Year of original construction1999
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Benton County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016126,311
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016122,628
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20163,683
Unemployment Rate, 20162.9
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201560,294
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Benton County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201426,574
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201510.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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