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Benton County Jail, AR

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Benton County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Benton County jail is located in Bentonville, Arkansas. The current facility opened in 1999 and has a maximum capacity of 669 inmates. It is a non-linear, direct/indirect supervised facility with pods for maximum and minimum security, a dormitory housing unit, and barracks for work release inmates.Major Robert Bersi, the Administration Major of the Benton County Sheriff’s Office, oversees the Detention Center and Aviation Divisions and Harold Gage is the Detention Center Captain.

1300 SW 14th St.
Bentonville, AR 72712

Phone: (479) 271-1008

The inmate roster is searchable online. Information available includes inmates’ names, demographic information, arrest, charge, and bond details, and mugshots. It is part of a larger inmate dashboard, which is updated twice a day, and provides detailed statistics and information about the inmate population. For questions concerning the dashboard, email:

How to Send Mail or Package

All inmate mail is scanned and made available for inmates to view via inmate kiosks. Upon release, inmates may login and download their postal mail, digital messages, and photos for free. All personal mail to inmates should be addressed to:

Smart Communications – Benton County Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 9118
Seminole, FL 33775-9118

Funds may be added to inmates’ commissary accounts by contacting Keefe Commissary at 866.345.1884, visiting AccessCatalog online, or going in person to the Sheriff’s office lobby between 7:00am to 11:00pm (excluding holidays). Deposits to phone accounts may also be made in the lobby or by contacting Correct Solutions at 877.618.3516 or online.

Visitation Hours

All inmate visitation is conducted electronically. Visits may be held onsite or remotely. Visits last 15 minutes and inmates may have two per week. Onsite visits may be scheduled 8am-10:15am, 12pm-1:15pm, and 6pm-7:15pm Monday through Friday for general population inmates. Remote visits may be scheduled at the cost of the visitor daily during the same hours. Trustees are allowed an extended schedule for remote visitation to accommodate their work schedules. Hours are 5-5:15am, 8-10:15am, 12-5:15pm, and 6:15-11pm.

Additional Jail Information

The County Sheriff’s Office maintains a jail statistics dashboard online, as well as a roster of all current warrants. Their Most Wanted posters are available on Facebook and include information and mugshots of wanted offenders.

Benton County Sheriff Information

The Benton County jail is operated by the local Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office employs nearly 300 people, including Sheriff Shawn Holloway and Chief Deputy Meyer Gilbert.


Phone: (479) 271-1008

Benton County is located in the Northwest Arkansas region and is the home of Walmart’s headquarters. The county contains thirteen incorporated municipalities, including Bentonville, the county seat, and Rogers, the most populous city. As of the 2000 United States Census, the county population was 153,406 and the total area 884 square miles.

Crime Statistics
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Benton County violent crime is 18.1. (The US average is 22.7)
Benton County property crime is 30.9. (The US average is 35.4)

Benton County Public Records Information

Records created by the Sheriff’s Office are available to the public, who can request to view them or receive copies for a nominal fee. Records requests should describe the records desired in detail and provide the requestor’s name and contact information. Requests may be made in person or by mail, email, or fax. Benton County provides a FOI & Records Request portal online (linked below) for the public’s convenience.

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