Cleburne County Detention Center – Heber Springs, AR

Cleburne County Detention Center is in Cleburne County, Arkansas and is the correctional facility for that region. Do you know someone in jail at Cleburne County Detention Center? This site tells you info about everything related to Cleburne County Detention Centersuch as the following: How to do a jail inmate search. Find mugshots. The jail’s address and phone number. How to post bail. Intake procedures. Court information and records. And much more…

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The chance of going to jail is a scary and stressfull prospect, not only for whoever goes to jail, but also their family, friends, and loved ones. The purpose of this guide is to give info that you need to make the process a lot easier. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask them, and also any comments or tips that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation is appreciated.

General Information

Address

Cleburne County Detention Center
914 South 9Th St
Heber Springs, AR 72543

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: 501-362-2596
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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that has gone to jail and don’t know how to contact them?

Has somebody who has been arrested and you need to locate them?

To see who’s in jail at Cleburne County Detention Center you will need to navigate to their web site and do an inmate search.

Inmate Lookup

The Cleburne County Detention Center Inmate Lookup is a list of persons who have been arrested, including custody status, bail amount (if applicable), and times you can visit. You can also get information on anyone booked or released within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to locate their arrest information faster if you have the arrestee’s name, birth date, or inmate ID.

If the person you are looking for might be in another jail you will want to check our Arkansas county jail guide: Arkansas County Jails Directory


Mugshots

A mugshot, also known as a jail intake picture, is a picture that the police take during jail intake processing. A mugshot is actually one and a profile picture. Your name and jail booking number will appear on the photos, and they are stored at the jail.

View Mugshots

Mugshots can be found online, or you can see them in person at the Cleburne County Detention Center. When viewing online you need to enter the prisoner’s legal name, and the arrest date, if you know it.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Trying to figure out how to get your mugshot taken down from the Cleburne County Detention Center website? This will be difficult, since the mugshot is public record. To get your mugshot taken down you will need to file a Petition to Expunge with the court. Basically, this means that the record of your arrest will be sealed, and unavailable to the public. Unfortunately, this happens very rarely.

For more information about getting your mugshot removed, the many different mugshot sites, and the websites that offer to remove your mugshot for you: How To Get Your Mugshot Taken Down


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Naturally, if you are locked up, your only thought is about getting out. After you’ve gone through the intake process, a bail amount is set by the magistrate. If you don’t get a bail set this can mean that you will either be released, or you have to stay in jail until your trial.

If you do bail out you must promise to be in court on your court date, and in the meantime you will not be permitted to go out of town.

Usually, prisoners will be given an early release in exchange for good behavior when they respect the rules and act right while they’re in jail.

If you prove to be trustworthy, you may be allowed to participate in a work release program. You will be required to go back to jail every day when you’re finished at your job, or you could be permitted to move to a halfway house instead of jail, so it is kind of like an early release.

Bail

Bail is money that you have to pay in order to be released from jail until your trial. The amount you will be required to pay is dictated by the seriousness of your crime. You will have to pay 10% of the amount that was set so you are able to bail out of jail. If you don’t go to court, whoever put up your bail money will lose that bail money.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

You must call the jail. If you have all the person’s info, including name, address and date of birth, they’ll tell you how much their bail is. Also, you can see the bail amount on the Cleburne County Detention Center website.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Having to bail a friend or family member out of jail is an unpleasant situation, but usually, its easy. To start with, you need to find out if their bail is a Cash Only Bond. If this is the case, you will not be able to use a bondsman. Cash only – they can’t accept checks. As soon as you’ve paid the bail bond, the prisoner will be released to your care. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you’ll get the bail money back.

Bail Bondsman

If bail is set too high, or you just don’t have the money, you might need to use a bail bondsman. They generally have a fee of 10 to 15 percent of the total amount of bail set by the magistrate, and in most cases charge a minimum charge of $100. This money will not be returned to you and the bondsman only accepts cash. If bail is very large, the bondsman might ask to use your assets as collateral in addition to the fee they charge.

To talk to a bail bondsman click here: How to find a bail bondsman

Have you ever used a Bail Bondsman because you or someone you know got arrested? If you have, please share your experience in a comment below, and let us know how things turned out.

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Early Release For Good Behavior
  • Get Out on Work Release
  • Released For Time Served
  • Be Released on a Pre-Trial Release Program
  • Get Released on House Arrest
  • Own Recognizance


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The intake process takes you through the following steps:

  • You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
  • The first step is that you will answer a bunch of questions, such as what is your legal name, street address, birthdate and a contact person.
  • They’ll also ask you about your medical and mental history.
  • You’ll be given an inmate number.
  • You will get fingerprinted.
  • You will get your mugshot taken.
  • All of your personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
  • You will be allowed to use the telephone so you can call a member of your family, friend, or bail bondsman.
  • If you are expected to be released shortly, you will be allowed to wear your street clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.

Have you been arrested and gone through jail intake? If so, please tell us what happened. How long did you have to wait in the holding cell? How were you treated? Can you share any tips that could help other people get through jail processing?

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Discharge Procedures

When you pay your bail, you will be discharged from jail. This process may take from 10 minutes to all day. In other words the faster you can post bail, the sooner you will get discharged from jail. Also, it depends on whether you’ve got a bond amount or if a magistrate still needs to figure out the amount of bail to be set. For a minor charge, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and know the discharge date, expect to be discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.

How To Turn Yourself In

out against you, or if you must start a jail sentence, it is recommended that you do the right thing and turn yourself in. If you have a warrant, report to the jail reception area, and let them know that believe that there could be a warrant for your arrest. They will check to see if you have a warrant, and if they verify that you have one, they will take you into custody and begin the intake process. When reporting to serve a sentence, go down to the jail at the time and date that the sentence order requires you to. Be sure that you aren’t late. Make sure that you only bring approved items when you turn yourself in, for example your drivers license or ID, any prescription medication you might take, as well as the sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

In order to have visitors, inmates have to list each visitor’s full name to the jail. This information will be put in the visitors log as an authorized visitor. Every visitor must provide identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that is not on the visitation list will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Cleburne County Detention Center frequently change, so we suggest that you review the official Cleburne County Detention Center jail site before you try to go to visitation.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

The only phone calls that inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are a lot pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the jail rules, phone privileges might get reduced or forbidden completely.

The Cleburne County Detention Center phone number is: 501-362-2596

Sending Mail to Inmates

All mall sent to inmates must be mailed using the actual US Postal Service, and not courier or delivery, or hand delivered. You can’t use any other form of mail or package delivery. You should write or type the name, prisoner number, and the address of the jail on the outside of the letter that you send. Do not mail a box, envelope with padding or insulation, plastic bag, or an envelope containing metal parts. Any mail is opened and inspected by the officers at the jail, and will be returned to the sender if it can’t be delivered.

Mailing Address

Use this address when sending a letter to an inmate at Cleburne County Detention Center:

Cleburne County Detention Center
914 South 9Th St
Heber Springs, AR 72543

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Cleburne County Detention Center
914 South 9Th St
Heber Springs, AR 72543


The inmate mail policy at Cleburne County Detention Center is always changing, so you should visit the official Cleburne County Detention Center site when send a letter to someone in jail there.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

When you’ve been arrested, you still have certain rights, one of these is your right to request a lawyer. You only get so many phone calls when you get arrested, so make sure to have a friend or relative locate an attorney when you talk to them. You might be thinking ‘I don’t need a lawyer – I can just represent myself’ While you are not required to have one, a criminal attorney will make sure you know your rights, protect your interests and guide you through the complicated court system that you are now faced with. The faster you hire a lawyer to represent you and work on your case, the better.

For more information on how to find an attorney, read our guide: Find an Attorney

Public Defender

If you are in trouble, but can’t afford an attorney, you will get a public defender. In addition, the Public Defender Office has access to independent investigators, forensics experts and social case workers. You should be reassured that Public Defenders are full-fledged attorneys who are members of the State Bar and are fully licensed to handle your case.

Have you or someone you know used the services of a Public Defender? Do you think they properly handled your case?

Court Records

Court records are a matter of public record. They contain a court case file containing a docket sheet and each of the documents and motions that have been filed. You, and anyone else, can access the records and documents in your court case via the Cleburne County website, or at the Clerk of Court’s office where the case was filed.

Clerk of Court

A Clerk of Court is an officer of the court that maintains the records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath when court is in session, and read the verdict when decided by the jury. All records related to your case are available at the office of the Clerk of Court.

Fees

Court fees and costs are the charges associated with your case, for example filing fees, motion and claim fees, and court charges. If you can’t afford to pay these fees and have a Public Defender, you may not have to pay them.

Magistrate

The magistrate acts as the judge that will preside over your case in court. Magistrate judges do a number of things, like determing how much your bail will be, writing arrest warrants, and overseeing preliminary court appearances and detention hearings.

Pre-Sentencing

Your pre-sentencing report is put together with information about the arrestee’s background and as much detail about the defendant’s life history, which the magistrate will review when decide your sentence. Information and personal details will be requested from the person on trial, the defendant’s family, and in some cases the victim of the crime. Keep in mind that you should request to get your own copy of this report before your sentencing, and make sure that you review it for accuracy and completeness, and correct any mistakes.

Sentencing

If you get convicted of a crime during your trial, you will be given a sentence for your crime. There are several different options for sentencing, which include community service and probation, to prison or jail time. Depending on how serious your crime was, you might get locked up immediately, or you might be given a date that you are required to to surrender and report to jail to do your time.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Are you trying to find out if someone is currently in jail, or has ever been in jail?

This is pretty simple to do, just just go to the jail website and do an inmate search, and search by:

  • Name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Their approximate booking date.
  • and their inmate ID.

If you’re not sure if this person is in jail or not, you can call the jail to find out.

Warrant Inquiry

If you think you have a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants online or call the court. This requires a first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. Keep in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know the person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Cleburne County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are in the public record and this information is freely available.

Civil Inquiry

Civil processes are when when you are served with legal papers, like , subpoenas, and arrest warrants. You can access civil process orders by going to the Sheriff’s office, by phone or online.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All people registered as sex offenders must be registered and listed on either a national or state sex offender database. The people listed on these databases have been tried by jury and convicted in a court of law of a sex or kidnapping crime. You are able to see these offenders online, but keep in mind that you will not be able to find the exact address, rather the neighborhood block they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a case file containing a docket sheet and all of the filings and documents filed in the court case. You can access your court records on the website, or at the Cleburne County Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each state keeps a record of someone’s criminal past. These online databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal convictions from other states. You are able to go to the Cleburne County Courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.

A search of someone’s criminal history you will be able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any of the following crimes:

  • DUI or DWI.
  • Drug crimes like possession or trafficking.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Sexual offenses including rape, assault.
  • Violent crimes including assault, battery and murder.
  • Theft, breaking and entering.

If you do a criminal records check, in most cases will not see if they has had any moving violations, like:

  • Tickets for speeding.
  • Lost their drivers license or license revoked or suspended.
  • Accidents.
  • Other moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To find driving histories, you will have to do a driving records search.

    Have you ever had to look for criminal records online? Was it an easy process? Did you search online or did you make a phone call to the jail? Was it correct? There are plenty of reasons that people look up criminal records and backgrounds, and your comments could make it easier for others.

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    Most Wanted

    Everyone knows that the FBI maintains a list of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. In Cleburne County,the Sheriff maintains their own list of the top most wanted criminals in the county.

    FBI Ten Most Wanted List: External Link

    Cleburne County Top Ten Most Wanted List: Link


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    While the prospect of spending time in Cleburne County Detention Center is something you wish you could avoid, in time you will settle into the daily routine. You should expect an alarm for wake-up at 6am, and then roll call. After roll call you will have breakfast. When you finish eating breakfast you will work in the work program or other activity that you are assigned. This could be working in the kitchen, laundry, or some sort of manufacturing job. While this may seem tedious, it may help you when you leave jail, as you are gaining experience in a certain field of work. Other inmates go to school, while some take part in mandated treatment programs. After lunch, there will be another roll call, then back to work. Your evening will be spent either in your cell or a common room. During this time dinner is served and you will be expected to take a shower. After another roll call, it’s lights out. Even though you will be confined to your cell, there may be enough light to read or write letters. Then again, most inmates welcome lights out, and try to get as much sleep as they can.

    Most people are frightened at the idea of jail because they don’t know what to expect. If you have spent any time in Cleburne County Detention Center, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.

    Dress Code

    When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Cleburne County Detention Center uniform. This is normally a jumpsuit or scrubs. Of note to anyone visiting an inmate – you must be properly dressed. Any clothing considered inappropriate will not be permitted.

    How To Send Money to an Inmate

    You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.

    The process for sending funds to jail inmates changes, so it would be best to check the official Cleburne County Detention Center site before send money to someone in jail there.

    Commissary

    The commissary is the jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.

    Inmate Medications

    If you are on any type of prescription medication, you will be allowed to continue taking it while in jail. When you are first processed, you will be asked what medication you take. You will then be referred to the jail nurse or doctor who will be in charge of monitoring your health and prescribing your medication.

    Meals

    You will get three meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. As expected, they are very basic, but healthy. A typical breakfast might be cereal, toast, coffee and fruit. Lunch might be spaghetti, salad, bread and milk. Dinner could be chicken casserole, rice, vegetables, dessert and milk. Contrary to popular belief, prison food has greatly improved over the years, and you might find that it’s not much different from what you would eat at home.

    Pods / The Yard

    The jail is designed in a ‘pod’ layout, with self contained housing arranged around an outdoor yard. Each pod has a central control station and a common room, and the inmates take turns in using the yard. The jail is designed this way to keep certain inmates together, and others away from the general population.

    Gangs

    As with life in general, gangs are a part of prison life. Obviously it is best to avoid becoming a part of this environment as it will only lead to trouble. When you first enter prison, you might find yourself being ‘primed’ to join a gang, or worse, you might get their attention in a negative way. The best thing to do is keep your head down and don’t get involved.


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    News and Media

    News

    Photos / Pictures

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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Cleburne County Detention Center

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Cleburne County Detention Center, overseeing the day to day operations and administration of the jail. An inmate is unlikely to have much interaction with the Deputy Sheriff, unless they have committed an infraction. Detention Officers are responsible for the custody and care of the inmates. They maintain order in the jail, and handle security. A Detention Officer is assigned to a certain pod, and therefore is responsible for the same inmates each day. They get to know the inmates on a certain level, and are well equipped to handle any problems that may occur.

    Apply for a Job at Cleburne County Detention Center

    Requirements:

    • You have to be over the age of 21.
    • You have to possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • You have to be a US Citizen.
    • You have to pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
    • You have to pass a drug test.
    • You have to have a good level of fitness.
    • You have to be in good health.
    • You have to have a valid Drivers License
    • An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.


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    Family Resources

    There are resources for families of both the perpetrator of the crime and the victim. The social and emotional impact of crime is far reaching, affecting many. Families can receive professional counseling, court related assistance, social services assistance and help in navigating the criminal justice system.

    If you are a family member, which resources did you find to be particularly helpful? Please let us know, as this will be helpful to other families in the same situation.

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    Victim Resources

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

    Victim’s Rights

    The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

    • The right to protection from the accused.
    • The right to notification.
    • The right to attend proceedings.
    • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
    • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
    • The right to restitution.
    • The right to a speedy trial.
    • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

    The definition of victim includes:

    • Spouses and children of all victims.
    • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
    • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
    • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

    There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

    Victim Notification

    The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

    Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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    Sex Offender Information and Search

    All people registered as sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access this information online, but bear in mind that you will not get the exact address, rather the block that they live on.

    Domestic Violence

    If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are services to help you. Your county will have a Domestic Violence Services office. They provide free and confidential services, such as emergency shelter information, legal advocacy, support groups and domestic violence education. They will work to help you create a safe and violence-free life, and heal from the trauma of abuse.

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.


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    Reviews

    Reviews of this Jail

    Have you ever been an inmate at Cleburne County Detention Center? Do you have a family member or friend that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited an inmate at Cleburne County Detention Center?

    If your answer is yes, then we would like you to tell us about it. Write about your experience so others will know what to expect.

    Things you could include in your review:

    • Conditions in Cleburne County Detention Center.
    • Jail layout and facility
    • Staff and guards
    • Commissary and food
    • Visitation
    • Other Inmates.
    • Inmate safety
    • Gangs
    • Prisoner programs and activities


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    Tell Your Story

    Anyone who’s ever been arrested and sent to jail has some stories to tell about the whole experience. How’d you get locked up? Did you get fair treatment? What happened to you while you were locked up? What about the other inmates? How did going to jail affect your life?

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    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Make some good friends in jail? Do you want to get in touch with an inmate you met while you were incarcerated? Then send them a message by posting a comment below.

    Throw a shoutout to people locked up at Cleburne County Detention Center

    Links and Resources

    Main Cleburne County Detention Center Website
    Cleburne County Detention Center Inmate Search
    View Cleburne County Detention Center Mugshots
    Cleburne County Detention Center Bail Amount Link

    Cleburne County Detention Center Visitation Policy Link
    Cleburne County Detention Center Jail Mail Policy Link
    Cleburne County Detention Center Inmate Inquiry Link
    Cleburne County Warrant Inquiry
    Cleburne County Detention Center Arrest Lookup
    Send Money to an Inmate at Cleburne County Detention Center
    Cleburne County Detention Center Employment


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