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Hempstead County Jail, AR

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Hempstead County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Hempstead County Jail and Detention Center is located in Hope, Arkansas. It has a capacity of 100 beds and separate housing areas for low/medium security risk males, high security risk males, and female inmates. The Jail Administrator is Captain Johnny Godboltand Lt. James Wise serves as his second in command.

312 South Washington
Hope, AR 71801

Phone: 870-777-6727

The inmate roster is available online and divided by current inmates and those released in the past 48 hours. Information available includes inmates’ names and identifying details, charges, arrest and booking details, and mugshots.

Visitation Hours

Remote video visitation is available from 8am to 8pm daily. It is operated by CityTeleCoin. Visit their website,, for more information.

Additional Jail Information

The Sheriff’s Office maintains a most wanted page on their website, which provides the names, identifying details, and charges of the county’s most wanted offenders. Mugshots are also provided when available. They also have an app for Android and iPhone devices with information about the Sheriff’s Department and county jail.

Hempstead County Sheriff Information

Hempstead County jail is operated by the local Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff is James Singleton and the Chief Deputy is Chief Mickey Atkinson. Administrative office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

312 South Washington
Hope, AR 71801

Phone: 870-777-6727 (24 hours)

Hempstead County is in southwestern Arkansas. In 2020, the population was 20,065 and the county had a total area of 741 square miles. Hope is the county seat and largest city.

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

Hempstead County violent crime is 37.1. (The US average is 22.7)
Hempstead County property crime is 58.4. (The US average is 35.4)

Hempstead County Public Records Information

Records created by the Sheriff’s Office are public information and copies are available to the public for a nominal fee in accordance with the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). FOIA requests should describe the records sought and provide the name and contact information of the person requesting the records. They may be submitted in person or by mail, email, or fax. A sample Arkansas FOIA request is available at the link below.

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