Desha County Jail, AR Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: May 14, 2022
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604 Robert S. Morris Avenue PO Box 417, Arkansas City, AR, 71630

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The Desha County Sheriff’s Department is charged with the care, control, and custody of individuals who have committed a crime.

Desha County Jail, located in Arkansas City, Arkansas houses inmates who are awaiting court, inmates who are waiting to be transferred to another prison, and inmates who are summoned by a judge to appear in court from another jail.

In this article, you will learn about how to communicate with an inmate at Desha County Jail through phone or mail, how to send money to an inmate, and how to visit an inmate.

Desha County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Desha County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 604 Robert S. Morris Avenue PO Box 417, Arkansas City, AR, 71630
Contact Numbers 870-877-2327
City Arkansas City
Postal Code 71630
State Arkansas
County Desha County

Southeast Arkansas Law Enforcement Center-Desha County Sheriff Substation

Address 605 U.s. 65, Dumas, Arkansas, 71639
Phone 870-382-6212

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

If someone you know is serving time in Desha County Jail, you can search for him or her in this Desha County Jail look up. You can search the records, or you can simply do an inmate search of the inmate’s first and last name. You can also search by booking number or case number if you know that information.

When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot

  • Their full name

  • Their booking number

  • Their date of birth

  • Their height/weight

  • Their eye color/hair color

  • Their arrest date

  • Their charges

  • Their bond amount (if applicable)

Sending a Mail

If you want to send an inmate mail, proper addressing of incoming mail is very important. Mail should be addressed as follows:

Inmate’s name and book-in number:

John Doe #05123456

Inmate's location:

Tank #11 S 14
604 Robert S. Morris Avenue
PO Box 417, Arkansas City, AR, 71630

Senders should include their full name and return address.

Inmates are allowed to receive books, magazines, or newspapers sent from a bookstore (Barnes and Noble,, Borders, or directly from a publisher). There is a five book maximum that an inmate can possess at any time. No hardback books allowed.

Items prohibited from being received through the mail are:

  • Glue, paperclips, clasps, staples, magnets, stickers, tape, plastic, wood, cloth, glass, ribbon, liquids, metal, electronic devices, or any like material.

  • Writing materials such as stamps, blank paper, envelopes, pens, pencils, or stationary.

  • Unsigned greeting cards.

  • Greeting cards larger than 8”x10”.

  • Greeting cards that contain padding, musical device, metal clasps, plastic, string, ribbon, confetti, glitter, or laminated items.

  • Photographs larger than 8”x10”.

  • Polaroid photographs.

  • Photos depicting obscenity, violence, pornography, or of a sexually enticing nature.

  • Profanity (on the envelope).

  • Tobacco or tobacco products.

  • Writing/drawing in crayon, marker, or colored pencils.

Sending Money

Inmates in the Desha County Jail can maintain an inmate trust fund account and can access the funds through a bar code on their armbands. All cash funds in possession of the inmate at the time of the booking process are deposited to their accounts.

If you wish to make a deposit to an inmate’s trust fund account, you will need the inmate’s name and booking number. Use one of the available options:

In person: Cash can be deposited at a kiosk machine at Desha County Jail.

By internet: as low as $2.95

By phone: 870-877-2327 for as low as $3.95

Phone Calls

Desha County Jail partners with Securus Technologies to provide inmate phone options. For options to set up an inmate phone account, click here.

Each visitor may visit only once per calendar week. The visitor must arrive at least thirty minutes before the end of visiting hours to insure ample time for processing.

All persons requesting visitation privileges must be in possession of a VALID State Driver License, State ID, or one of the following identifications:

Persons who have been in jail during the last six months will not be allowed to visit unless visitor is the inmate's legal spouse and prior authorization has been obtained by the jail supervisor.

All visitors at Desha County Jail must be in proper attire at all times. No one will be allowed entrance wearing the following:

  • Transparent Clothing

  • Seductive Clothing

  • Tube Tops

  • Halter Tops

  • Strapless Tops

  • Backless Tops

  • Spaghetti Straps

  • Short must be at knee length

  • Skirts must be at knee length

  • Visitors who are inappropriately dressed with gang-related clothing, hairstyles or graffiti will be denied visits.

Visiting Rules

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Desha County Prison Statistics

Desha County Pretrial Jail Population

Female Pretrial Jail Population 3
Pretrial Jail Population 13
Male Pretrial Jail Population 23

Desha County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 525
Female Jail Population 2
Total Jail Population 24
Male Jail Population 23

Arkansas Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

Out of State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.21
In-State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.21

Desha County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population 1
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 18
White Jail Population 7
Asian Jail Population -

Desha County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 22

Desha County Prison Admissions

Male Prison Admissions 42
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 7
Latino Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions 31
White Prison Admissions 18
Total Prison Admissions 49
Other Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -

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