Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit

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

State
Arkansas
City
Newport
Postal Code
72112
County
Jackson County
Phone Number
870-523-2639
Location
302 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR, 72112

About Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit

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The Arkansas Department of Corrections oversees and operates the Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit. This facility became a three-unit system.

Newport began taking in inmates in May 1982. In 2000 the Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit became an all-female facility. The Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit was added to the facility adding an additional 971 male inmates.

Four of these housing units are named after Arkansas DC correction officer in his memory. This facility has 8 housing units with 2 being special units with levels to operate security difficulty. This facility is home to 971 inmates.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

When an inmate is brought into the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit, they will only be able to actively communicate with you using letters. Letters are a way to always stay in touch and are much cheaper than using the telephone.

Letters can be sent daily, if you want. However, always plan for the letters to take an extra couple of days longer as the facility will thoroughly check them before being sent out on the mail cart to the inmates.

You should always have a return address on every letter you send, even if you send it in the same batch of letters.

Sending Money

Most family and friends will send money to an inmate using the popular wire transfer services like MoneyGram or Western Union.

Yes, they must pay a service fee, but the inmate’s get the funds within a business day, so they can use it either for their phone account or for the commissary.

Phone calls

Phone calls from the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit are only allowed to be 15-minutes in length. These calls will happen during the daytime hours as well. You will need to be approved for the inmate phone list as well.

Visitation

Visitation will happen on certain days during certain times. You will need to have your application for visitation approved before you can visit.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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