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Craighead  County Arkansas Sheriff Overview

Craighead County is located in the northeast portion of Arkansas. It was created in 1859 and named in honor of State Senator Thomas Craighead. The county seats are Jonesboro and Lake City. The zip codes in Craighead County are 72414, 72417, 72416, 72421, 72419, 72427, 72437, 72402, 72401, 72404, 72403, 72411, and 72447.

The chief law enforcement officer is Sheriff Marty Boyd. You can reach him at 870-933-4551. The Jail Administrator of the Craighead County Detention Center is Keith Bowers. You can reach him at (870) 933-4526.

Craighead  County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 901 Willett Rd., Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

Phone: 870-933-4551

Inmate Search in Craighead  County Jail

The Craighead County Detention Center has an online database

of inmates currently housed in the facility. To locate an inmate here, you can sort the list by name or select the inmate’s name through the drop-down list. Each inmate’s file includes his/her complete name, race, sex, age, address, arrest date and time, and charges.

The Sheriff’s Office also has an

of the county’s Most Wanted. If you have information on the whereabouts of an individual listed here, please call 870-933-4551 or 870-237-4511.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Craighead County Detention Center are allowed one visit per week. Visitors will be asked for the inmate’s first and last name. All visitors must leave a state-issued ID or other official form of identification in order to visit. Only two people are allowed to visit an inmate at a time. Visitors 12 years old or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Only conservatively-dressed ladies will be allowed to visit inmates.

Male visitation: Friday (8:30 to 10:30 a.m.) Saturday and Sunday (1:00 to 3:00 p.m.)

Female visitation: Thursday (8:30 to 10:30 a.m.) Saturday (8:30 to 10:30 a.m.)

Inmates are allowed to receive and send mail. No packages are allowed; only letters may be sent to inmates. Inmates may send out standard U.S. mail and Legal mail daily with the exception of Sunday.

To send correspondence to an inmate, you must address it as follows:

Inmate Name

901 Willett Road

Jonesboro, AR 72401

Do not forget to include your full name in the return address.

To add funds to an inmate’s commissary account, you can go online here or use the Commissary kiosk located in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law stipulates that sex offenders must have their information submitted to the state and national sex offender registries. This enables law enforcement agencies track the movements of such offenders as well as increase public safety and awareness. A sex offender is defined as a person who was convicted for a sex offense such as rape, incest, and prostitution. You can access the data of sex offenders residing in Craighead County by visiting Keep in mind that not all offenders submit their information. As such, you may find some entries that only list last known addresses of offenders.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the money lodged with the court in exchange for the release of a pretrial inmate from jail. This money is held in the court’s keeping to ensure that the inmate will return to court once the trial begins. Failure to appear means the bail will be revoked and forfeited.

A pretrial inmate can hire a bondsman to post bail on his behalf if he cannot afford to do it on his own. A bondsman will typically charge 12% of the bail amount as his fee. This cannot be refunded even if the defendant meets all his court obligations and/or has been found not guilty.

Craighead County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined249
Avg Daily Population231
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll55
Full time total employees56
Total salaries and wages2538781
Other operating expenditures749117
Total construction costs30000
Equipment, furnishings, etc45500
Year of original construction1990
Year of major renovation2006
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Craighead County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201652,140
Number Employed Annual Average, 201650,438
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,702
Unemployment Rate, 20163.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201542,460
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Craighead County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201417,306
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201517.3
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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