Walnut Ridge, AR Police

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Walnut Ridge is a city in Lawrence County, Arkansas. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.38 square miles (42.41 sq. km). The City of Walnut Ridge had a population of approximately 4,890 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas is Charles Snapp. Charles Snapp can be contacted at (870) 886-6638 and by email at wrcityhall@att.net.

Charles Snapp, Mayor
City of Walnut Ridge
300 W. Main
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Phone: (870) 886-6638
Fax: (870) 886-6147
Email: wrcityhall@att.net

Walnut Ridge City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas was 273.7, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 283.1. According to research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas as of February 13, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Walnut Ridge to the number of sex offenders is 297 to 1.

There were an estimated 91 total crimes per 100,000 people in Walnut Ridge, 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 Walnut Ridge is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Walnut Ridge, there were an estimated 13 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 78 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 Walnut Ridge, Arkansas:

  • The overall crime rate in Walnut Ridge is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.38 daily crimes that occur in Walnut Ridge.
  • Walnut Ridge is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Walnut Ridge you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Walnut Ridge has increased by 6%.


Walnut Ridge, Arkansas Police Station Information

Walnut Ridge Police Department

The Walnut Ridge Police Department has 8 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 4500 people.

Jordan Cooksey, Interim Police Chief
Walnut Ridge Police Department
317 Northwest 4th
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Email: tips@cityofwalnutridge.com
Phone: (870) 886-3568
Fax: (870) 886-5217
Emergency: 911 or (870) 886-2525 Ext. 7
Hours: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Walnut Ridge Police Dept

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office

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

Jeff Yates, Sheriff
Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office
501 West Elm Street
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Email: jyates@lawrencecountysheriffsoffice.com
Phone: (870) 886-2525

Lawrence County Sheriff
Lawrence County Elected Officials
Lawrence Sheriff Facebook

Lawrence County Jail Information

The Lawrence County Jail has 100 jail beds. The physical location of the jail is:

Lawrence County Jail
501 West Elm
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Phone: (870) 886-2525 ext. 2
Email: jail@lawrencecountysheriffsoffice.com

Visitations Hours at Lawrence County Jail:

8:15 am to 3:45 pm, Tuesday and Wednesday (Each Week)

Lawrence Jail Visitations
Lawrence County Jail

Police Records Request in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

We have not found any police records information on Walnut Ridge. 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 open access to public records. 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:

Sharon Henson, City Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the City Clerk-Treasurer
City of Walnut Ridge
300 W. Main
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Phone: (870) 886-6638
Fax: (870) 886-6147
Email: wrcityhall@att.net

Walnut Ridge City Clerk-Treasurer

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