Hope, Arkansas Jail and Mugshot Information

Hope is a city in Hempstead County, Arkansas. The city of Hope was formally incorporated in 1875. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.76 square miles (27.87 Km2). The City of Hope had a population of approximately 10,095 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Hope, Arkansas is Steve Montgomery. Steve Montgomery can be contacted at (870) 777-6701.

Steve Montgomery, Mayor
City of Hope
P.O Box 667
Hope, AR 71802
Phone: (870) 777-6701
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Hope City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Hope, Arkansas was 582.8, higher than it had been since at least the year 2004, but higher than the national average of 273.6. According to research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Hope, Arkansas as of February 02, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Hope to the number of sex offenders is 205 to 1.

There were an estimated 590 total crimes per 100,000 people in Hope, 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 Hope is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Hope, there were an estimated 118 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 472 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 Hope, Arkansas:

  • The overall crime rate in Hope is 118% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.4 daily crimes that occur in Hope.
  • Hope is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hope you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hope has decreased by 9%.

Hope, Arkansas Police Station Information

Hope Police Department

The Hope Police Department has 26 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 11000 people.

JR Wilson, Chief of Police
Hope Police Department
312 S. Washington St.
P.O. Box 1346
Hope, AR 71801
Phone: (870) 777-3434
Fax: (870) 777-2374
Email: jwilson@hopearkansas.net
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Hope Police Dept

Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office

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

James Singleton, Sheriff
Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office
312 South Washington
Hope, AR 71801
Email: sheriff@hempsteadcountysheriff.org
Phone: (870) 777-6727
Fax: (870) 777-1903
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Hempstead County Sheriff
Hempstead Sheriff Facebook

Hempstead County Jail Information

The Hempstead County Jail has 100 jail beds and 21 fulltime jailors/matrons. The physical location of the jail is:

Hempstead County Jail
312 South Washington
Hope, Arkansas 71801
Phone: (870) 777-6727

Visitations Hours at Hempstead County Jail:

8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Everyday (Remote Visitation)
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Hempstead Inmate Video Visitation
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Hempstead County Jail

Police Records Request in Hope, Arkansas

We have not found any police records information on Hope. Instead we have included public 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 Hope 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 application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the City Clerk office.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Connie Lavender, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Hope
P.O Box 667
Hope, AR 71802
Phone: (870) 777-6701
Email: clerk@hopearkansas.net
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Hope City Clerk

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