Search Inmates in Independence 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.
Independence County Arkansas Sheriff Overview
Independence County is located in the northeastern portion of Arkansas. It was founded in 1820 and named in remembrance of the Declaration of Independence. The county seat is Batesville. The zip codes in Independence County are 72521, 72524, 72572, 72571, 72501, and 72579.
Sheriff Shawn Stephens is the head law enforcement officer in Independence County. You can reach him at 870-793-8838. The County Clerk is Tracey Nast Mitchell. She serves as the clerk of the probate court, filing and maintaining all instruments in decedent estates, guardianships, adoptions, small estates, and mental and alcoholic petitions. You can get in touch with her at 870-793-8828.
Independence County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 1750 Myers, Batesville, AR 72501
Inmate Search in Independence County Jail
The Independence County Jail does not have a list of inmates currently housed in the facility available online. If you want to locate an inmate here, you can callthe jail at 870-612-6880.
Important Jail Policies and Procedures:
Inmates incarcerated at the Independence County Jail are encouraged to visit with family and friends. A valid picture ID is required of all visitors. A minor visiting an inmate must be in the company of an adult guardian or parent. The jail staff reserves the right to perform a search on all visitors. Bags, phones, cameras, tablets, and other personal belongings must be left in the vehicle. Only car keys and the ID are allowed inside the visitation area. To check the visiting hours for this facility, please call 870-612-6880.
Sex Offender Search and Lookup:
Federal law stipulates that sex offenders must submit their information to local law enforcement to be registered in the state and national sex offender databases. A person convicted for a sex offense such as rape, sexual assault, and child molestation is considered a sex offender. Visit
to check for sex offenders residing in Independence County. The disclaimer must be read and acknowledged before the data should be accessed. Please keep in mind that some search results may only show the last known address of offenders.
Bail and Bondsman
The money lodged with the court by a defendant to secure his temporary release from jail is called bail. The court keeps the money until the end of the trial. The defendant gets the money back (minus court fees) if he shows up at all of his court dates. If he misses one, he forfeits the money.
A defendant who cannot come up with the money for posting bail can still get released from jail while awaiting trial with the help of a bondsman. A bondsman can sign a bond with the court to secure his release for a fee. The fee is set at 12% of the bail amount and it cannot be refunded.
|Independence 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:||Independence County Probation Department|
|Location:||913 25th Street, Batesville, Arkansas, 72501|
|Independence County Jail Statistics|
|Number of Persons Confined||89|
|Avg Daily Population||87|
|Name of new facility||not applicable|
|Full time payroll||19|
|Full time total employees||19|
|Total salaries and wages||608411|
|Other operating expenditures||200000|
|Total construction costs||25000|
|Equipment, furnishings, etc||10000|
|Year of original construction||not applicable|
|Year of major renovation||not applicable|
|Name of new facility||not applicable|
Address: 569 WEST MAIN STREET BATESVILLE AR 72501
|Independence County Unemployment and Median Household Income|
|Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016||16,008|
|Number Employed Annual Average, 2016||15,210|
|Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016||798|
|Unemployment Rate, 2016||5.0|
|Median Household Income Annual Average, 2015||38,241|
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
|Independence County Poverty Data|
|Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014||6,465|
|Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 2015||18.0|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)
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