Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit, AR Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: May 15, 2020
Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit

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In Newport, Arkansas, you will find the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit. The Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit is a state facility that is designed to house over 971 adult male offenders.

The Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit is a medium and a closed custody state facility. However, the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit also houses some minimum-security inmates as they are waiting to be transferred to their permanent minimum-security facility.

The closed custody inmates in the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit will be housed in the special management unit, which comes equipped with single cells.

While on the other hand the protective custody along with the reception (incoming) inmates will be held in the closed custody unit, which also has single cells as well.

The Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit also has a Medium Unit, which will be home to both minimum and medium-security inmates that come equipped with two-person cells.

While inmates are in the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit, they can involve themselves in educational courses that will earn their GED from.

The Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit also offers its inmates a variety of vocational programs such as the following:

  • Music

  • Horticulture

  • Woodworking

  • Upholstery

Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit

  • Facility Type

    State Prison

  • Address

    302 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR, 72112

  • Phone

    870-523-2639

  • Capacity

    971

  • City

    Newport

  • Postal Code

    72112

  • State

    Arkansas

  • Country

    Jackson County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit

  • Facility Type

    State Prison

  • Address

    302 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR, 72112

  • Phone

    870-523-2639

  • Capacity

    971

  • Country

    Jackson County

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Locating an inmate in the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit is easier than ever now. You can easily find the inmate roster on the Arkansas Department of Corrections website.

You can search for an inmate using the following identifying pieces of information:

  • DOC Number

  • Inmate’s Name

  • Gender

  • Age

  • Weight

  • Height

  • Eye Color

  • Hair Color

  • Race

  • Current Status

  • Scars, Marks, & Tattoos

  • Offense Type

  • Location

Send a Mail/Package

If you would like to stay in contact with an inmate, a great way to do that is by sending them letters.

The inmates in the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit can receive your letters. These letters are a great morale booster for inmates.

However, if you are looking to send an inmate a letter, you will need to keep in mind that a prison staff member will be looking at your letter prior to giving it to the inmate. Also, sometimes mail can take a bit before it reaches the inmate as well.

When sending an inmate, a letter you will need to have your return address on the envelope and make it out to the following address as well:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit

302 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR, 72112

Sending Money

The Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit gives you just one way to send money to an inmate.

You can find that way directly on the Arkansas Department of Corrections' official website.

You will be able to make more than one deposit per calendar week now. You will have a limit of $100 per their commissary account and $100 per their telephone account. Funds will be transferred into the inmates account within 3 business days.

When using this service, you will need to know the inmate’s Arkansas DOC number along with their date of birth.

Phone Calls

Inmates will have access to the use of a telephone, in which they can call home if they choose to.

All calls coming from the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit has the right to be monitored and recorded. General Population inmates will have a maximum of 30 minutes a day to use the telephone.

Inmates will be responsible for paying all charges that are associated with using the telephone.

Visitation Rules

For you to visit an inmate in the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit, you will need to fill out the following application. You will then need to wait for the application to be approved.

The Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit will accept walk-in visits between the days of Thursdays to Sundays between the hours of 8:30 am to 10:30 am and 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm.

However, if an inmate you are looking to visit is housed either the medium custody unit or the closed custody unit, you will be permitted to visit them between the days of Thursdays to Sundays between the hours of 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

If you or the inmate requires a no-contact visit, you must schedule them prior. You can contact the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit from Monday to Wednesday using the following number 870-523-2639.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Sunday
    9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Directions

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