DeWitt, Arkansas Jail and Mugshot Information

DeWitt is a city in Arkansas County, Arkansas. The city of DeWitt was formally incorporated in 1875. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.99 square miles. The City of DeWitt had a population of approximately 3,292 in the year 2010.

City of DeWitt
120 Court Square
DeWitt, AR 72042
Phone: +1 870-946-1776

In 2016, the crime-index in DeWitt, Arkansas was 642.9, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 280.5. According to research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in DeWitt, Arkansas as of January 30, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in DeWitt to the number of sex offenders is 1,609 to 1.

There were an estimated 140 total crimes per 100,000 people in DeWitt, 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 DeWitt is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in DeWitt, there were an estimated 19 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 121 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 DeWitt, Arkansas:

  • The overall crime rate in DeWitt is 63% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.29 daily crimes that occur in DeWitt.
  • DeWitt is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In DeWitt you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in DeWitt has decreased by 22%.

DeWitt, Arkansas Police Station Information

DeWitt Police Department

The DeWitt Police Department has 11 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 4000 people.

DeWitt Police Department
120 Court Square
DeWitt, AR 72042
Phone: (870) 946-2496
Fax: (870) 946-1106
Emergency: 911

Arkansas County Sheriff’s Office

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

Todd Wright, Sheriff
Arkansas County Sheriff’s Office
1000 Ricebelt Ave (South District Address)
DeWitt, AR 72042
Email: acarcosheriff@centurytel.net
Phone: (870) 946-3161
Fax: (870) 946-1715

Arkansas County Sheriff

Arkansas County Jail Information

The Arkansas County Jail has 136 jail beds. The physical location of the jail is:

Arkansas County Jail
1000 Ricebelt Ave
DeWitt, AR 72042
Phone: 1-870-946-1421
Email: joegorman75@gmail.com

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