The Stone County Detention Center is located at the Sheriff’s Office Complex at 1009 Sheriff’s Drive. The Detention Facility is administered under the direction of Detention Administrator. The Administrator directs the day to day operations of the facility and is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of this facility.
This Detention Facility was built in 1994 and has been expanded to hold 40 inmates. These inmates are separated into four housing units, including one unit for female inmates. The facility holds both pre-trial inmates and post-conviction inmates awaiting transfer to the Arkansas Department of Corrections. In May of 2019 the facility began using the Objective Classification System to classify and separate inmates.
The Detention Facility has a full-time staff of 10 Detention Officers. Each Detention Officer is required to complete and pass a minimum of forty hours of a State approved instruction course to become certified as Detention Officers. Each employee also receives certified training in ACIC/NCIC terminal operations. There are also several part time fill in Officers.
The Detention Facility has a multipurpose room used for religious services. These services are open to all inmates. The multipurpose room is also used for other inmate services, programs, medical exams and attorney visits.
As Of August of 2019, the Detention Facility has started substance abuse classes. Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held at the facility for class 1 inmates. GED and other programs are planned to begin by the end of 2019.
The Detention Facility is a non-smoking facility, and medical treatment is provided to each and every inmate with medical needs. Act 309 inmates, who are state prisoners assigned to work in local facilities, are responsible for the maintenance of the buildings and grounds of the Sheriff’s Office and Detention Facility. They also do cooking and laundry at the facility.
For security reasons the Detention Facility does not allow items to be brought in for inmates. Any items such as clothing, personal hygiene etc. can be purchased and sent to an inmate through the commissary system.
Here's a link to the commissary website for the facility, money can be put on the inmates accounts at the facility for purchasing of commissary or phone cards. Phone Cards are available for purchase.
Money can be deposited into the inmates account online at: www.tigerdeposit.com
All inmate visitations at the Detention Facility is through the CTC Video Visitation system. Visitation through the system can be set up and done remotely without coming to the Detention Facility. To set up an account you can go to the City Telecoin website.
Remote Visitation Hours
All inmates - 8:00am to 8:00pm 7 days a week
Visitation at the Detention Facility
Visitation at the facility is conducted through the CTC video system. On site visitation must be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance. Visits may be scheduled by calling (870) 269-3825.
Only scheduled visits will be allowed.
Female visitation hours – Saturday
POD 31 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Males visitation hours – Sunday
POD 32 Class 2 inmates 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
POD 33 Class 1 inmates 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
POD 32 Class 3 inmates 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Photo identification is required for all visitors at the facility. No exceptions will be made.
No contact visits will be allowed
Detention Administrator: Robert Gilbert Email: Rgilbert@stonecountysheriff.com