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Pocahontas, Arkansas Jail and Mugshot Information

Pocahontas is a city in Randolph County, Arkansas. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.61 square miles. The City of Pocahontas had a population of approximately 6,608 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Pocahontas, Arkansas is Keith Sutton. Keith Sutton can be contacted at (859) 635-4125 and by email at pocmayor@cityofpocahontas.com.

Keith Sutton, Mayor
City of Pocahontas
410 N. Marr Street
Pocahontas, AR 72455
Phone: (870) 892-3924
Email: pocmayor@cityofpocahontas.com

Pocahontas City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Pocahontas, Arkansas was 416.1, higher than it had been since at least the year 2006, but higher than the national average of 265.2. According to research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Pocahontas, Arkansas as of February 08, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Pocahontas to the number of sex offenders is 241 to 1.

There were an estimated 301 total crimes per 100,000 people in Pocahontas, 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 Pocahontas is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Pocahontas, there were an estimated 18 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 283 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 Pocahontas, Arkansas:

  • The overall crime rate in Pocahontas is 70% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.79 daily crimes that occur in Pocahontas.
  • Pocahontas is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pocahontas you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pocahontas has decreased by 16%.


Pocahontas, Arkansas Police Station Information

Pocahontas Police Department

The Pocahontas Police Department has 11 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 6,200 people.

Cecil Tackett, Chief of Police
Pocahontas Police Department
410 N. Marr Street
Pocahontas Arkansas 72455
Phone: (870) 892-9867 (Business Office Only)
Dispatch: (870) 892-3295
Criminal Investigations: (870) 892-3513
Fax: (870) 892-9043
Emergency: 911

Pocahontas Police Dept

Randolph County Sheriff’s Office

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

Kevin Bell, Sheriff
Randolph County Sheriff’s Office
1510 Pace Road
Pocahontas, AR 72455
Phone: (870) 892-8888
Fax: (870) 892-8681
Email: info@randolphcountysheriff.org
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Randolph County Sheriff

Randolph County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Randolph County Jail
1510 Pace Road
Pocahontas, AR 72455
Phone: (870) 892-8888

Randolph County Jail

Police Records Request in Pocahontas, Arkansas

We have not found any police records information on Pocahontas. 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 City Clerk-Treasurer provides various clerical and record keeping activities of the City. 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:

Suzanne Hawkins, City Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the City Clerk-Treasurer
City of Pocahontas
410 N. Marr Street
Pocahontas, AR 72455
Office number: 870-892-9661
Fax: 870-892-4284
Email: cityclerk@cityofpocahontas.com

Pocahontas City Clerk-Treasurer

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