Sheriff office building exteriorThe following information is provided for your convenience and is subject to change without notice.

Items we accept for Inmates

If you wish to send an inmate a magazine, book or newspaper, they must be sent directly from the publisher. (No local companies) Paperback books delivered directly from the manufacturer are the only books allowed. No Hardback books will be accepted. No other articles or packages will be accepted. (This includes stamps, envelopes, etc.)

Money to Inmates

Money may be deposited onto inmates' books by the following ways:

  • Depositing money into the kiosk located in the lobby of the Dallas County Jail.
  • Mailing a money order or cashier's check to the inmate in care of Dallas County Jail.

Prescription Medications

If an inmate is presently taking any Medication, you can bring it to the Jail Office for the Medical Unit to verify that the person has a prescription for it. If so, the medication will be turned over to the Jail Physician for review, and dispensed at the discretion of the Medical Unit.

Inmate Correspondence

To write to an inmate address the Envelope as follows: Inmate’s Name, 106 S Charlotte St., Fordyce, AR 71742-3602

Additionally, you may use the Secure Mail system to e-mail inmates in the DallasCounty Jail.

Telephone Usage

The telephones are on between 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. for the inmates to make collect calls. We will not accept calls or take messages for inmates.

Personal Clothing

We do not accept any clothing for inmates except for Jury Trial Clothes. We will not accept the clothing until we have received paperwork from the court confirming a Jury Trial.

Inmate Commissary

Inmates are allowed to spend on Commissary. The money must be in their account before 4:00pm on Sunday evening. They are allowed to buy stamps, paper, hygiene items and snacks from the commissary.

Bail Information

We accept only cash, money orders, Cashier’s checks, or a bond from a licensed Bail Bondsman. Cashier's checks and money orders should be made out to the specific court which the person is bailing out of.


Rules and details are coming soon.

Contact Information:

106 South Charlotte Street
Fordyce AR 71742-3602
Phone: 870-352-2002