AR DOC-East Arkansas Regional Unit

State Prison

Last Updated: February 29, 2024
326 Lee Rd, Brickeys, AR 72320-0180
Mailing Address
PO Box 180, Brickeys, AR 72320-0180

E Arkansas Unit is for State Prison offenders sentenced anywhere from one year to life by the State Court in the county where the charges were filed

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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You can support your loved ones at E Arkansas Unit on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 870-295-4700.

Located at 326 Lee Rd in Brickeys, AR, E Arkansas Unit carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. E Arkansas Unit offers diverse educational and vocational programs aimed at equipping offenders for successful reintegration into society and reducing recidivism. Through these initiatives, inmates gain skills and confidence, fostering personal growth and resilience.

When someone you care about ends up in a state prison, it can be tough to navigate the ins and outs of the system. From figuring out how to stay in touch to understanding what you can do to make their time easier, it can feel overwhelming. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get the lowdown on AR DOC-East Arkansas Regional Unit so you can stay connected and support your loved one during their time inside.

Communication is important, the prison offers a phone program for outbound calls only, with inmates unable to receive incoming calls. Accepting collect calls can be expensive, sometimes exceeding $10 per call. Click here for discounts on inmate calls, especially if the communication with your inmate is frequent. It's important to remember that all phone calls are recorded, and discussing sensitive legal matters over these lines is discouraged.

While incarcerated, reading is often the best use of time. Please note that books and magazines, puzzles, and word searches ordered for inmates must come directly from the publisher. This policy ensures that the items are new, untampered, and comply with the facility's regulations. Prisons and jails enforce this rule to prevent the introduction of contraband or prohibited materials. By restricting orders to publishers, the facility can better maintain security and control over the content entering the institution. Any books or magazines not received directly from the publisher will be rejected and not delivered to the inmate. You may, however, send letters and selfies to inmates with this easy-to-use app, packages starting at only $8.00.

The East Arkansas Regional Unit, situated in unincorporated Lee County, approximately 17 miles southeast of Forrest City, is a state prison under the jurisdiction of the Arkansas Department of Correction (AR DOC). Functioning as one of the state's parent units for processed male inmates, it serves as the initial assignment facility with a capacity to accommodate 1,624 inmates.

Operational activities at the East Arkansas Regional Unit encompass a diverse range of programs aimed at rehabilitation and skill development. These include Agriculture initiatives focusing on row crops, gardens, fields, and edible crops, as well as Chaplaincy Services, a GED Program in partnership with the Central Arkansas Baptist Bible Institute, Grounds Maintenance, various Industry programs, Jail Operation, a Life Skills Program, Regional Maintenance, Substance Abuse Education (SAE), the Think Legacy Program, and Vo-Tech vocational training. These operations cater to different aspects of inmate needs, offering opportunities for education, vocational training, and behavioral rehabilitation.

Inmate Locator

E Arkansas Unit maintains a database of current inmates and their locations within the system. To locate an inmate, begin by using the DOC locator tool, which requires entering the first three letters of the inmate's first and last name, allowing for variations in spelling.

If unable to locate the desired information through free resources, users may opt to use the Arrest Record Search, which requires payment. While this option incurs a small fee, it provides access to the most up-to-date data available.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours for E Arkansas Unit are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Please reach out to 870-295-4700, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Brickeys. Please note that visitors will undergo a thorough search before entering the premises, and personal belongings, including cell phones, are strictly prohibited. Individuals under probation, parole, or community corrections supervision must obtain approval from their supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting, although such visits are not typically approved.

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