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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

Phone: 870-793-8838

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
Phone:870-793-7965
Fax:870-793-6796
Independence County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined89
Avg Daily Population87
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll19
Full time total employees19
Total salaries and wages608411
Other operating expenditures200000
Total construction costs25000
Equipment, furnishings, etc10000
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 569 WEST MAIN STREET BATESVILLE AR 72501

Independence County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201616,008
Number Employed Annual Average, 201615,210
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016798
Unemployment Rate, 20165.0
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201538,241
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 20146,465
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201518.0
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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