Batesville, Arkansas Jail and Mugshot Information

Batesville is a city in Independence County, Arkansas. The city of Batesville was formally incorporated in 1822. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.71 sq. mi (30.33 sq. km). The City of Batesville had a population of approximately 10,248 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Batesville, Arkansas is Rick Elumbaugh. Rick Elumbaugh can be contacted at (870) 698-2400 and by email at mayor@cityofbatesville.com.

Rick Elumbaugh, Mayor
City of Batesville
500 E. Main Street
Batesville, AR72501
(870) 698-2400
Email: mayor@cityofbatesville.com
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Batesville City Mayor

According to research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Batesville, Arkansas as of January 25, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Batesville to the number of sex offenders is 313 to 1.

There were an estimated 245 total crimes per 100,000 people in Batesville, Arkansas. This rate is lower than the average in the state of Arkansas which has 3,634 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Batesville is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Batesville, there were an estimated 30 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of Arkansas is 555 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 383 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 215 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the Arkansas average of 3,079 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,362 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Batesville, Arkansas:

  • The overall crime rate in Batesville is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.21 daily crimes that occur in Batesville.
  • Batesville is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Batesville you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Batesville has decreased by 32%.

Batesville, Arkansas Police Station Information

Batesville Police Department

Alan Cockrill, Chief of Police
Batesville Police Department
300 S. Central Avenue
Batesville, AR 72501
Phone: (870) 569-8111
Fax: (870) 569-8020
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Batesville Police Dept
Batesville Police Facebook

Independence County Sheriff’s Office

The Independence County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Batesville, Arkansas.

Shawn Stephens, Sheriff
Independence County Sheriff’s Office
1750 Myers
Batesville, AR 72501
Phone: (870) 793-8838
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Independence County Sheriff

Independence County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Independence County Jail
1750 Myers
Batesville, AR 72501
Phone: (870) 612-6880

Independence County Jail

Police Records Request in Batesville, Arkansas

We have not found any police records information on Batesville. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk-Treasurer’s Office by visiting, calling or emailing your request to the City Clerk-Treasurer’s Office. The Clerk’s responsibilities include maintaining the official records and public documents of the City of Batesville.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Denise M. Johnston, City Clerk / Treasurer
Office of the City Clerk-Treasurer
City of Batesville
500 E. Main Street
Batesville, AR72501
Phone: (870) 698-2400
Email: clerk@cityofbatesville.com

Batesville City Clerk-Treasurer

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