Jonesboro, Arkansas Jail and Mugshot Information

Jonesboro is a city in Craighead County, Arkansas. The city of Jonesboro was formally incorporated in 1859. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 80.5 square miles (208.4 km2). The City of Jonesboro had a population of approximately 67263 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Jonesboro, Arkansas is Harold Perrin. Harold Perrin can be contacted at 870-932-1052 and by email at hperrin@jonesboro.org.

Harold Perrin, Mayor
City of Jonesboro
City Administration
300 S. Church St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: 870-932-1052
Email: hperrin@jonesboro.org

Jonesboro City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Jonesboro, Arkansas was 398.5, lower than it had been since at least the year 2004, but lower than the national average of 278.0. According to research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 89 registered sex offenders living in Jonesboro, Arkansas as of January 24, 2019.The ratio of number of residents in Jonesboro to the number of sex offenders is 822 to 1.

There were an estimated 3,524 total crimes per 100,000 people in Jonesboro, 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 Jonesboro is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Jonesboro, there were an estimated 400 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 3,124 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 Jonesboro, Arkansas:

  • The overall crime rate in Jonesboro is 68% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.67 daily crimes that occur in Jonesboro.
  • Jonesboro is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jonesboro you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jonesboro has increased by 2%.

Jonesboro, Arkansas Police Station Information

Jonesboro Police Department

The Jonesboro Police Department has 115 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 50000 people.

Rick Elliott, Chief of Police
Jonesboro Police Department
410 W Washington
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401-2779
Phone: 870-935-5562
Fax: 870-933-4686
Emergency: 911

Jonesboro Police Dept

Craighead County Sheriff’s Office

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

Mike Jansen, Sheriff
Craighead County Sheriff’s Office
901 Willett Rd.
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
Phone: 870-933-4551
Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday-Friday

Craighead County Sheriff
Craighead Sheriff Facebook

Craighead County Jail Information

The Craighead County Jail has a capacity of 346 inmates. The physical location of the jail is:

Craighead County Jail
901 Willett Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: (870) 933-4556

Visitations Hours at Craighead County Jail:

Male visitation:
Friday: (8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Female visitation:
Thursday: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Saturday: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Craighead County Jail

Police Records Request in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Police records can be obtained from the Records Division of the Jonesboro Police Department. The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Jonesboro Police Department
Records Division
1001 S. Caraway Rd.
Jonesboro AR, 72401
Phone: 870-935-5562

Jonesboro Police 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. You need to submit a completed Open Records Request Form at the City Clerk’s Office.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Donna Jackson, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
300 S. Church St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: 870-935-0305
Fax: 870-933-4637
Email: djackson@jonesboro.org
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Jonesboro City Clerk

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