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Jackson  County Arkansas Sheriff Overview

Jackson County is located in the northeastern area of Arkansas. It was created in 1829 and named in honor of the 7th President of the United States, Andrew Jackson. The county seat is Newport. The zip codes in Jackson County are 72112, 72075, 72005, 72431, 72471, 72043, 72169, 72473, 72014, and 72101.

Sheriff David Lucas is the head law enforcement officer in Jackson County. You can get in touch with him at The Chief Deputy of the Sheriff’s Office is Major James Brock. You can contact him through his email at Lieutenant Travis Engler is the  head of the Criminal Investigation Division. You can reach him at Captain Cindy Lane heads the Jackson County Jail and Detention Center. You can reach her through email at

Jackson  County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 3300 Theater Dr., Newport, Arkansas 72112

Phone: (870) 523-5842

Fax: (870) 523-7418

Inmate Search in Jackson County Jail

The Jackson County Jail and Detention Center does not have an online roster of inmates currently housed in the facility. If you wish to locate an inmate here, you can get in touch with the Sheriff’s Office at (870) 523-5842. The jail has 20 beds for male inmates and three beds for female inmates. There are also three isolation cells, a drunk tank, and a suicide watch cell inside the Detention Center.

The Sheriff’s Office lists the county’s Most Wanted

If you have information on the whereabouts of an individual on this list, please call the Crime Tips Hotline at 870-523-5842.  

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Jackson County Detention Center are allowed one 15-minute visit each weekend. Saturday Visitation is from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM for inmates with the last name A – M. Sunday Visitation is from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM for inmates with the last name N – Z. Visitors under 12 years old are not allowed. All visitors must have a valid photo ID.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

All sex offenders are required by law to register their information with local law enforcement for entry into the state and national sex offender registry. A sex offender is a person who has been convicted of a sex offense such as rape, sexual assault, and prostitution. If you wish to locate sex offenders residing in Jackson County, you can visit Keep in mind that the information in the database cannot be guaranteed as 100% accurate. Some offenders do not update their registration. You may find some records that only contain last known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

A defendant can post bail – money – to stay out from jail while awaiting trial. The money is used to ensure that the defendant will comply with the court’s requirements. If the defendant misses one of his court dates, he loses the money.

A bondsman can assist  a defendant in getting out of jail even if he cannot post bail. The bondsman charges 12% of the bail amount as his fee and this cannot be refunded. Once hired, he will sign a bond with the court that will allow the defendant to be released. If the defendant fails to show up in court, the bondsman needs to pay the entire bond amount to the court.

Jackson County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Jackson County Probation Department
Location:2105 Malcolm Avenue, Newport, Arkansas, 72112
Jackson County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined37
Avg Daily Population31
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll11
Full time total employees11
Total salaries and wages237900
Other operating expenditures107000
Total construction costs0
Equipment, furnishings, etc45000
Year of original construction1980
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Jackson County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20166,099
Number Employed Annual Average, 20165,718
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016381
Unemployment Rate, 20166.2
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201532,571
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Jackson County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20144,150
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201527.5
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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