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Clay County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Clay County Detention Center is located in Piggott, Arkansas. The facility has a capacity of 75 inmates and only houses male inmates. The current Jail Administrator is Candy Fry. In May of 2023, the jail reopened after being closed for one year for renovations. During this year, inmates were housed in other county jails in Arkansas.

268 South 2nd Street
Piggot, AR 72454

Phone: (870) 598-2270
Jail Administrator Email:

The rosters of Arkansas county jails are searchable online at VineLink. Select the state and then search inmates using their full or partial names or inmate ID numbers. Information provided includes inmates’ identifying details, locations, arrest, charge, booking, bond, and release information, and mugshots, when available.

How to Send Money

Commissary at Clay County Detention Center is operated by Tiger Commissary. Deposits may be made to inmates’ accounts on their website using a credit or debit card.

Visitation Hours

Video visitation at Clay County Detention Center is operated by CitiTeleCoin. To schedule and purchase video visits with inmates, create an account at their website and select “Video Call.” Next, select “Add New Contact” and then “Clay County, AR” from the dropdown. Next a roster will be provided and the inmate to be visited may be selected. Follow the prompts to schedule and purchase video visits with the inmate selected.

Additional Jail Information

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page frequently makes posts related to the Clay County Detention Center, such as hiring notices and notices of arrests made in the previous week. These detail incidents and offenders arrested and detained by the Sheriff’s Office. They also post monthly reports that summarize the Sheriff’s Office activities, including arrests.

Clay County Sheriff Information

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office operates the county jail. Ronnie Cole was elected Sheriff in 2023.

268 South 2nd Street
Piggot, AR 72454

Office: (870) 598-3156
Administration: (870) 598-2270 ext 3
Fax: (870) 598-3068

Clay County is located in the northeastern corner of Arkansas. It covers an area of 641 square miles. At the 2020 Census, the population was 14,552. There are two county seats, Corning and Piggott, and Piggott is the largest city.

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

Clay County violent crime is 21.8. (The US average is 22.7)
Clay County property crime is 36.4. (The US average is 35.4)

Clay County Public Records Information

Records created by the Sheriff’s Office are considered public information and copies are obtainable for a small fee per the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). FOIA requests should be written, describe the records requested in as much detail as possible, and provide the full name and contact information of the person making the request. They may be delivered in person or by mail, email, or fax. Copying fees may need to be paid prior to release of records. More information about Arkansas FOIA requests is provided at the link below.

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