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Lawrence County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Lawrence County jail is located in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. Debbie Burleson is the current Jail Administrator.

501 West Elm
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476

Phone: 870-886-2525. ext 2

The inmate rosters of many Arkansas county jails are available online at VineLink. Information provided includes inmates’ names, identifying details, and locations, arrest, charge, and booking information, and mugshots, when available.

How to Send Mail or Package

Personal mail to inmates should be addressed as follows:

Smart Communications Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office
1490 Union Avenue #606
Memphis, Tennessee 38104

Letters sprayed with any fragrance will be returned to sender.

Commissary packages may be ordered online through the Tiger Commissary website and delivered directly to inmates. Funds may also be added to inmates’ commissary accounts through this website.

Visitation Hours

Inmate visitation is held Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:15am to 3:45pm. Visits last 10 minutes and inmates may have one visit per week. Visitors should arrive 5 minutes prior to the scheduled visit. Visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Visits may be scheduled by calling 870-886-2525 xt. 3.

Lawrence County Sheriff Information

The county jail is operated by the local Sheriff’s Office. The current Lawrenece County Sheriff is Jeff Yates and the Chief Deputy is Tony Waldrupe. The staff also includes Detectives Eric Cheatam and Jamie White and Deputies Zach Barton, Justin Dixon, Gary Tate, Mark VanBrook, Jeremy Riggs, Joe Carey, Nickey Stockton, Jim Hartness, Marcus Keller, Dillan Cagle, and James Harrison.

501 West Elm
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476

Phone: (870) 886-2525

Lawrence County is located in Northeastern Arkansas and has a total area of 592 square miles. In 2020, the population was 16,216. The county seat and largest city is Walnut Ridge. Lawrence is the second oldest county in Arkansas.

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

Lawrence County violent crime is 18.2. (The US average is 22.7)
Lawrence County property crime is 25.9. (The US average is 35.4)

Lawrence County Public Records Information

Records created and kept by the Sheriff’s Office are public information. Copies are available for a nominal fee in keeping with the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). FOIA requests should describe the records requested in detail and provide the full name and contact information of the person making the request. They may be submitted in person or by mail, fax, or email. A sample request is provided at the link below. Copying fees must be paid prior to release of the records.

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