About Chidester Jail
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Located in Chidester, Arkansas, this is a temporary holding facility and processing center. It is designed for subjects who have been arrested and are awaiting an initial court appearance by a judge. Typically, prisoners are held in the Chidester Jail for less than 24 hours. Nearly 18,500 prisoners are processed at the Chidester Jail every year. Since it is a temporary holding facility, it does not have much of the same amenities as other jails and prisons. You cannot send inmates mail, or visit them, since they are not on-site for very long.
The best way for the general public to find out if an inmate has been booked at the Chidester Jail is to call the Ouachita County Jail Information line at 870-685-2902. You will need to provide the full legal name and date of birth of the prisoner, as well as when you think the person was originally booked on charges.
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Sending a Mail/Care Package
To send mail, you will need to find out where the location is being held after his stay at the holding facility. He will not be at the Chidester Jail long enough to receive mail. You can inquire about release information after the prisoner’s court appearance by calling 870-685-2902.
Similar to sending mail to an inmate, you will need to find out the prisoner’s next lodging assignment before you can set up and send money to a prisoner, as most inmates are not at this facility for long. Call 870-685-2902 to find out where a prisoner is heading and where to send him money.
Prisoners can usually make one free phone call during the booking process, and should use that to call an attorney or to notify a friend or family member of where they are located. Inmates cannot receive incoming phone calls, and will not be at the Chidester Jail long enough to establish an account for making outbound phone calls.
You might be able to watch the scheduled court appearance of an inmate. If an inmate has been charged with a misdemeanor, his court session will be viewable by the public. If the prisoner has been booked on a felony charge, call the Ouachita County Jail Information line, to find out where and when the inmate is being transferred to a different facility. You will not be able to visit him at the Chidester Chidester Jail.
Monday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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