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Ward is a city in Lonoke County, Arkansas. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.14 square miles (10.73 sq. km). The City of Ward had a population of approximately 4,067 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Ward, Arkansas is Charles “Charlie” Gastineau. Charles “Charlie” Gastineau can be contacted at (501) 843-7686 and by email at charlesgastineau@cityofward.com.

Charles “Charlie” Gastineau, Mayor
City of Ward
P.O. Box 237
405 Hickory St,
Ward, AR 72176
Phone: (501) 843-7686
Email: charlesgastineau@cityofward.com, mayor@cityofward.com
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Ward City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Ward, Arkansas was 622.3, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 274.6. According to research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Ward, Arkansas as of February 13, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Ward to the number of sex offenders is 232 to 1.

There were an estimated 185 total crimes per 100,000 people in Ward, 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 Ward is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Ward, there were an estimated 62 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 123 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 Ward, Arkansas:

  • The overall crime rate in Ward is 35% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.12 daily crimes that occur in Ward.
  • Ward is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ward you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ward has increased by 15%.


Ward, Arkansas Police Station Information

Ward Police Department

The Ward Police Department has 10 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 2400 people.

Steve Benton, Police Chief
Ward Police Department
City’s Municipal Complex, 405 Hickory St
Ward, AR 72176
Email: stevebenton@cityofward.com
Phone: (501) 843-6351 or (501) 843-2340 (Non-Emergency)
Fax: (501) 941-4699
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Ward Police Dept
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Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office

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

John W. Staley, Sheriff
Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office
440 Dee Dee Lane
Lonoke, Arkansas 72086
Email: jstaley@lonakeso.com
Phone: (501) 676-3001 (24 Hrs.)
Fax: (501) 676-3017
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Lonoke County Sheriff

Lonoke County Jail Information

The Lonoke County Jail has 150 jail beds. The physical location of the jail is:

Lonoke County Jail
440 Dee Dee Lane
Lonoke, Arkansas 72086
Phone: (501) 676-6494

Visitations Hours at Lonoke County Jail:

Visitation is done through the Kiosk. To schedule a visitation, follow at http://www.smartjail.com/.

Lonoke Jail Visitations
Lonoke County Jail

Police Records Request in Ward, Arkansas

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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:

Courtney Ruble, City Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the City Clerk-Treasurer
City of Ward
P.O. Box 237
405 Hickory St,
Ward, AR 72176
Phone: 501-843-7686
Email: cityclerk@cityofward.com
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Ward City Clerk-Treasurer

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