Benton, Arkansas Jail and Mugshot Information

Benton is a city in Saline County, Arkansas. The city of Benton was formally incorporated in 1836. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 18.4 square miles (48 km2). The City of Benton had a population of approximately 30,681 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Benton, Arkansas is Tom Farmer. Tom Farmer can be contacted at 501-776-5906 and by email at mayorfarmer@bentonar.org.

Tom Farmer, Mayor
City of Benton
P.O. Box 607
Benton, AR. 72018
Phone: 501-776-5906
Fax: 501-776-5910
Email: mayorfarmer@bentonar.org

Benton City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Benton, Arkansas was 353.5, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 278.0. According to research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 73 registered sex offenders living in Benton, Arkansas as of January 28, 2019.The ratio of number of residents in Benton to the number of sex offenders is 464 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,574 total crimes per 100,000 people in Benton, 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 Benton is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Benton, there were an estimated 144 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 1,430 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 Benton, Arkansas:

  • The overall crime rate in Benton is 56% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.75 daily crimes that occur in Benton.
  • Benton is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benton you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benton has increased by 11%.

Benton, Arkansas Police Station Information

Benton Police Department

The Benton Police Department has 36 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 19,018 people.

Scotty L. Hodges, Chief of Police
Benton Police Department
114 S East St Ste 100
Benton, Arkansas 72015-4387
Phone: 501-776-5950
Fax: 501-776-5951
Emergency: 911

Benton Police Dept
Benton Police Facebook

Saline County Sheriff’s Office

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

Rodney Wright, Sheriff
Saline County Sheriff’s Office
735 South Neeley St.
Benton, Arkansas 72015
Phone: 501-303-5609
Fax: 501-303-5747
Email: info@scsosheriff.org

Saline County Sheriff

Saline County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Saline County Jail
735 South Neeley St.
Benton, Arkansas 72015
Phone: 501-303-5642

Police Records Request in Benton, Arkansas

Benton Police Most Wanted

The most wanted individuals are listed according to their names.

Benton Police Warrants

Total warrants are 22 and can be filtered according to name, age, warrant number, and date.

Police records can be obtained from the Records Division of the Benton Police Department during normal business hours. The Records Division of the Benton Police Department is a civilian support unit, which provides general record maintenance and data entry for the department. The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Benton Police Department
114 S East St Ste 100
Benton, Arkansas 72015-4387
Phone: 501-776-5948
Hours: 7:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. Monday thru Friday

Benton Police Records

Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk serves as the official custodian of the City’s records. Any person who want inspect or copy the public records of the City of Benton shall make a request or complete a written application for such records at the office of the City Clerk during regular office hours, except during legal holidays.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Cindy Stracener, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Benton
114 S. East Street, Benton, AR 72015
P.O. Box 607, Benton, AR 72018
Phone: 501-776-5908, 501-317-5920
Fax: 501-776-5922, fax
Email: cityclerk@bentonar.org

Benton City Clerk

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