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The Jefferson County Adult Jail Detention Facility in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Jefferson County Adult Jail Detention Facility are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Jefferson County Adult Jail Detention Facility are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Jefferson County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Arkansas Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Jefferson County Adult Jail Detention Facility are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers. In addition, Jefferson County houses the following juvenile facility: Jack Jones Juvenile Justice Center.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Jefferson County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Jefferson County Adult Jail Detention Facility Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Jefferson County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.



Jefferson County Adult Jail Detention Facility Inmate Search

Jefferson County W.C. ‘Dub’ Brassell Adult Detention Facility

Jefferson County Sheriff

Jefferson County Criminal Court

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Arkansas Jefferson 304
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
Sheriff: 101 East Barraque Street
Jail: 300 E. 2nd Avenue
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
INMATE MAIL
Detainee's Full Name
c/o W.C. “Dub Brassell Adult Detention Center
300 E. 2nd Avenue
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
FAX NUMBERS
Jail (Main): 870-541-5348

For additional information about the Jefferson County Adult Detention Center policies about bond, visitation, inmate phoning, mail, inmate accounts, commissary or anything else, call 870-541-5488.


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Get a Special Visit If You Live Far From the Jail

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Visiting an Inmate in the Jefferson County Adult Detention Facility in Arkansas

It is never easy having a loved one in custody at a Detention Facility.  If you would like to visit a friend or family member that is in custody at Jefferson County Adult Detention Facility you must follow their rules and guidelines.

For visitation you must request that the inmate place your name on the visitation list.  You must arrive to the facility with a valid photo ID.  Visitation is as follows:

Friends & Family

  • All visits are limited to 10 minutes. 
  • Regular visitation is from Sat 730a-930a. 
  • Inmates with misdemeanors or being held by the US Marshals have visitation on Sunday from 730a-930a.

Legal Counsel

  • May visit 7 days a week without time restrictions but preferably during business hours.

Clergy

  • May visit 7 days a week for a maximum of 30 minutes during business hours. 
  • Longer visits may be approved if an inmate is being notified of a death in the family.

Communicating with an Inmate Housed at the Jefferson County Adult Detention Facility in Arkansas

Mail

Sending mail to your loved one is a good way to ensure that they don't lose touch with the outside world.  It lets them know that you are thinking of them and gives them something to refer back to when they are feeling lonely. 

[Article_Ad_3]All mail must be sent by the US Postal Service and is subject to inspection by the Detention Facility staff.  You can send letters, cards, post cards, and pictures as long as they don't contain hate mail, threats, profanity, or any offensive materials.  You may not send anything in padded envelopes, plastic bags and nothing with metal. 

Address your envelopes as follows:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Jefferson County Jail
300 East 2nd Avenue
Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Phone

Phone use is a privilege for all inmates and can be revoked at any time.  All outgoing calls must be made with a pre-paid phone card, prepaid account, or via collect calls.  All calls timeframes are limited.

To learn how to add money to a prepaid card for an inmate you can call 870-541-5488.

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How to use the Inmate Search for Jefferson County Adult Detention Facility in Arkansas

Jefferson County Adult Detention Facility was opened in 2007 to alleviate the overcrowding in the other local jails.  This is a state of the art facility that houses upto 304 inmates.

[Article_Ad_2]If you think that a friend or family member is in Jefferson County Adult Detention Facility you can use their online Inmate Roster to search for them.  All you need is the inmate's first and last name.  Go to the link below to search online:

http://www.jeffcoso.org/roster_choose.php

The site will let you search with one of two tools:

  • Current Inmates—You will see the list of all current inmates.  You can sort the list by release date or by last name.  You can access each inmate's profile which will provide their name, gender, race, booking number, booking date, charges and bond if applicable.
  • 48 Hour Release—This will show you the list of all inmates released in the last 48hrs and their full profile information.

If you cannot find the inmate you are searching for you can contact the Detention Facility directly at:

101 East Barraque Street
Pine Bluff, AR, 71601
Phone  870-541-5488

Other Information

  • All inmates have access to television and phone privileges.
  • Smoking is not allowed in the facility. 
  • The Detention Facility has an onsite medical staff. 

There is a full service kitchen that provides a daily menu of:

  • Breakfast - Oatmeal, bread or grits, sausage or bacon.
  • Lunch - Sub sandwich.
  • Dinner - Baked chicken and corn.

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Communicating with an Inmate Housed at the Jefferson County Adult Detention Facility in Arkansas

Mail

Sending mail to your loved one is a good way to ensure that they don't lose touch with the outside world.  It lets them know that you are thinking of them and gives them something to refer back to when they are feeling lonely. 

All mail must be sent by the US Postal Service and is subject to inspection by the Detention Facility staff.  You can send letters, cards, post cards, and pictures as long as they don't contain hate mail, threats, profanity, or any offensive materials.  You may not send anything in padded envelopes, plastic bags and nothing with metal. 

Address your envelopes as follows:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Jefferson County Jail
300 East 2nd Avenue
Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Phone

Phone use is a privilege for all inmates and can be revoked at any time.  All outgoing calls must be made with a pre-paid phone card, prepaid account, or via collect calls.  All calls timeframes are limited.

To learn how to add money to a prepaid card for an inmate you can call 870-541-5488.

RELATED: Jefferson County Adult Jail Detention Facility Inmate Search

RELATED: Jefferson County Adult Jail Detention Facility Inmate Services


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