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U.S. Marshals Service

Eastern District of Arkansas

Prisoner Detention



The United States Marshals Service is responsible for obtaining adequate detention space to house United States Marshals Service prisoners in their districts. Detention facilities the United States Marshals Service uses must meet Department Of Justice detention standards and minimum conditions of confinement. These conditions are as follows:

1.  Staff is on duty 24 hours a day to supervise prisoners.

2.  Three adequate meals a day are provided to prisoners.

3.  Adequate emergency medical coverage is available 24 hours a day.

4.  Adequate fire and other emergency plans and procedures are followed.  

5.  There is adequate security.

6.  Adequate sanitation and hygiene services are available. 

7.  An adequate suicide prevention policy is in place.

8.  There is adequate access to prescription drugs.


The following Federal Prisons are located near or within the Eastern District of Arkansas:

FCI Forrest City, Arkansas
FCI Memphis, Tennessee
FCI Texarkana, Texas

(All of the above facilities are male inmates only.)

The following local detention facilities are utilized in the Eastern District of Arkansas to house federal defendants that are awaiting trial or movement to another facility:

  • Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility, Little Rock, Arkansas;;
  • Faulkner County Detention Facility, Conway, Arkansas;
  • Van Buren County Detention Facility, Clinton, Arkansas;
  • Craighead County Detention Facility, Jonesboro, Arkansas;
  • Dallas County Detention Facility, Fordyce, Arkansas;
  • Jefferson County Detention Facility, Pine Bluff, Arkansas;
  • Sheridan City Detention Facility, Sheridan, Arkansas

The United States Marshals Service cannot and will not disclose any personal information, court scheduling, or arrest information of an inmate other than to verify the inmate is in federal custody. Family visits are not permitted at the U.S. Marshals Office. For information on visiting an inmate or bringing anything to an inmate, please call the local facility where the inmate is being held or the attorney representing the inmate. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice