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Sebastian County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Sebastian County jail is located in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The current facility was built in 1995 and expanded in 2007. It has 356 beds and is staffed by 56 deputies. It is overseen by Captain William Dumas.

801 South A
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901

Phone: 479.783.4988
Jail Captain Email:

The inmate roster is available online. It provides inmates’ names, ID numbers, identifying details, booking information, and mugshots, when available.

How to Send Mail or Package

Personal mail to inmates is scanned and then delivered electronically. This service is provided by JailATM. Personal mail should be sent to the following address: – Sebastian County Detention Center
500 Amity Road, Suite 5B PMB 53
Conway, AR 72032

Books may be purchased and mailed directly to the jail from a reputable source, such as or Books must not be too large (i.e. over 11 x 8 x 1.75”) and softback books are recommended. Hardcover books are reviewed on an individual basis. Newspapers, magazines, and used books are not accepted. Books should be mailed to:

Name of Inmate
801 South A Street
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901

Funds may be added to inmates’ accounts in person at the kiosk at the Sebastian County Detention Center, online using the website or by calling 1-877-618-3516.

Visitation Hours

JailATM provides video visitation for the Sebastian County jail. To visit, an account must be registered on their website. These may be made remotely or at the kiosk in the jail lobby. Visits may be scheduled two days in advance and inmates are allowed two visits per week.

Sebastian County Sheriff Information

The county jail is operated by the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office. Hobe Runion has been Sheriff since 2019. Kevin Nickson is the Chief Deputy. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8am to 4:30pm.

800 South A St.
Fort Smith, AR 72901

Office: (479) 783-1051
Fax: (479) 784-1587
Sheriff Email:
Chief Deputy Email:

Sebastian County covers 546 square miles on the western border of Arkansas. It is the second-smallest county by area in the state. In 2020, the population was 127,799, making it the fourth-most populous county in the state. The county has two county seats, Greenwood and Fort Smith. Fort Smith is the largest city in the county.

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

Sebastian County violent crime is 25.3. (The US average is 22.7)
Sebastian County property crime is 39.8. (The US average is 35.4)

Sebastian County Public Records Information

In keeping with the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), records kept by the Sheriff’s Office are public information and copies are available for a small printing fee. FOIA requests should describe the records being requested in as much detail as possible and provide the full name and contact information of the person making the request. Requests may be submitted in person or by mail, fax, or email. The printing fee may need to be paid prior to release of the records.

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