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Union County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Union County jail is located in El Dorado, Arkansas and has the capacity to hold 215 inmates. The jail employs two shift lieutenants, four shift sergeants, two transportation sergeants, one booking sergeant, a maintenance officer, kitchen supervisor, nurse, and sixteen detention officers. The current Jail Administrator is Captain Richard Mitcham and the Assistant Jail Administrator is Paul Kugler.

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Teh inmate roster of the Union County jail is available online, located under the heading “Jail Bookings.” Information provided includes the total daily jail population and offenders’ profiles, which include their full names, identifying information, booking and arrest details, bond amount, charges, and mugshots.

How to Send Mail or Package

The only personal mail to inmates accepted at the Union County jail are 3×5 or 4×6 postcards. These must include a return address with the sender’s full name. They should be addressed as follows:

Inmate’s Name
250 American Rd
El Dorado, AR 71730

Funds may be added to inmate’s accounts at a kiosk in the jail lobby. The front window no longer accepts deposits and there is a small fee charged by the commissary provider for using the kiosk. USPS money orders are also accepted through the mail. These should be sent in an envelope that does NOT include the inmate’s name, as this may be misinterpreted as personal mail. Money orders should be made out to the inmate and mailed to:

Union County Sheriff’s Office
ATTN: Commissary Accounts
250 American Rd
El Dorado, AR 71730

Visitation Hours

Inmate visitation is held daily from 8am – 8pm. Visitation is conducted via video and is operated by CityTeleCoin. It may be held onsite from a kiosk in the lobby or conducted remotely from any internet-enabled device with a camera (i.e. smartphone, tablet, laptop, etc).
The visitation schedule for lock-down pods (B, D, F) and booking is as follows. On Saturdays, Cell 1 has visitation from 8-9am, Cell 2 from 9-10am, Cell 3 from 10-11am, Cell 4 from 12-1pm, Cell 5 from 1-2pm, and Cell 6 from 2-3pm. On Sundays, Cell 6 has visitation from 8-9am, Cell 5 from 9-10am, Cell 4 from 10-11am, Cell 3 from 12-1pm, Cell 2 from 1-2pm, and Cell 1 from 2-3pm. Visitation for Act 309 inmates is held on Sundays and must be approved by Department of Corrections staff.

Additional Jail Information

The Union County Sheriff’s Office has an official Facebook page, which includes posts related to the activities of the department and the jail.

Union County Sheriff Information

The Union County Sheriff’s Office oversees and operates the county jail. The current Sheriff is Ricky Roberts. Chief Deputy Phillips oversees the Administrative Division. Captain Jason Parker oversees the Patrol Division, which includes twelve uniformed deputies and four lieutenants. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8am – 5pm.

250 American Rd
El Dorado, AR 71730

Phone: 870-864-1970

Union is the largest county in Arkansas by area. It covers an area of 1,055 square miles along the south-central border of the state. At the 2020 Census, the population was 39,054. El Dorado is the largest city and county seat.

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

Union County violent crime is 29.0. (The US average is 22.7)
Union County property crime is 44.4. (The US average is 35.4)

Union County Public Records Information

Records created by the Union County Sheriff’s Office are public information and copies are available for a small fee, in keeping with the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). FOIA requests should be written, detail the records sought (i.e. provide names, locations, dates, type of information sought, etc), and provide the full name and contact information of the person making the request. They may be delivered to the office in person or by postal mail, email, or fax. The printing fee may need to be paid prior to release of the records. More information about Arkansas FOIA requests is available at the link provided below.

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