Search Inmates in Scott 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.

Scott  County Arkansas Sheriff Overview

Scott County is located in West Central Arkansas. It was founded in 1833 and named in honor of a Supreme Court Justice of the Arkansas Territory, Andrew Scott. The county seat is Waldron. The zip codes in Scott County are 72950, 72958, 72841, and 72926.

The highest ranking law enforcement officer in Scott is Sheriff Randy Shores. You can reach him at (479) 637-4156. Barbara Whiteley is the county clerk of Scott County. She is responsible for maintaining the County Court records, handling voter registration and absentee voting, and recording and issuing of licenses and other records. You can reach her at 479-637-2642.

Scott  County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 190 West 1st St.,  Waldron, AR 72958

Phone: (479) 637-4156

Fax: (479)637-2610

Inmate Search in Scott County Jail

The Scott County Jail does not have an online database of inmates currently housed in the facility. If you wish to locate an inmate at the jail, you can get in touch with the Sheriff;s Office at (479) 637-4156.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Scott County Jail are allowed to maintain contact with family and friends through visitation. All visitors must present a valid picture ID upon entry. Any minors must be in the company of a parent or legal guardian. All visitors are subject to being searched. Phones, bags, purses, and other personal belongings will not be allowed inside the facility. The facility has a strict dress code that must be followed. Inappropriate attire such as halter tops, see through clothing, and short shorts are not allowed. If you wish to learn the visiting hours for this jail, you can call the Sheriff’s Office at (479) 637-4156.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

According to federal law, a sex offender must submit his information to local law enforcement for filing in the state and national sex offender registries. An individual is labeled a sex offender if he has a conviction for a sex crime such as rape, child pornography, and incest. Go online at

to locate sex offenders living in Scott County. Keep in mind that there may be records containing last known addresses and nothing else. This may be due to the failure of some offenders in complying with the registration law.

Bail and Bondsman

A pretrial inmate can stay out of jail while his trial is pending as long as bail has been posted. Bail is the money lodged with the court as a form of insurance. If the defendant obeys all the conditions of his release, the money will be returned minus any court fees. If he violates any of the conditions, the money is forfeited.

If a defendant cannot pay bail because of a financial lack, he can hire a bondsman to assist him. A bondsman charges 12% of the bail amount as his fee which is non-refundable. Once hired, the bondsman will sign a bond with the court to secure the release of the defendant. If the defendant violates the conditions of his release, it will be the bondsman’s responsibility to pay the amount stated in the bond.

Scott 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:Scott County Probation Department
Location:100 West 1st, Waldron, Arkansas, 72958
Scott County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined2
Avg Daily Population1
Name of new facility76 bed jail by fall of 2007.
Full time payroll6
Full time total employees6
Total salaries and wages146732
Other operating expenditures31331
Total construction costs0
Equipment, furnishings, etc0
Year of original construction1979
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 100 WEST 1ST ST., SUITE 13 & 14 WALDRON AR 72958

Scott County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20164,463
Number Employed Annual Average, 20164,295
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016168
Unemployment Rate, 20163.8
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201536,028
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Scott County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20142,157
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201520.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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