Independence County Juvenile Detention Center
The Independence County Juvenile Detention Center was built in 1998 and serves as a regional facility that holds juvenile inmates from all across Arkansas. The facility has 52 beds and two educational classrooms, one of which is used for GED preparation.
Visitation to inmates is every Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 2 pm for parents, guardians and grandparents ONLY with picture ID. The facility has inmate phone cards available in the lobby opened 24 hours a day.
The facility is located at 105 County Yard Road just off Highway 25, White Drive across from the National Guard Armory. The facility phone number 870-612-6814, 6815, 6817 and fax 870-612-6816. Jonathan Pickering is the center’s director.