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

870-523-2639
302 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR, 72112

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Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit in Newport, AR is a state prison for adult inmates. There is a capacity of 971 inmates in this facility. 

The Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit is operated by the Arkansas Department of Corrections where they supervise adults convicted of a state crime and then sentenced to a commitment period by the County or Circuit Judge. The length of an offender’s sentence, as well as the inmate’s past criminal history, will determine the prison they will be serving time in.

Daily living needs are provided for the inmates housed at the Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit which include the following:

  • Dietary
  • Health
  • Fitness
  • Education
  • Religious Services
  • Entertainment

The Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit provides the following programs and services for inmates that are designed to help the inmates who are willing to learn and participate in order to succeed in life once they are released into the community:

  • Educational Programs
  • G. E. D. 
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
  • Vocational Training
  • Religious Services
  • Mental Health Care
  • Medical Health Care

Vocational training is also provided at the Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit for inmates to allow them to learn a new skill. A new skill can help an inmate to find employment once they are released from prison. 

Inmates held in the Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit typically are serving 20-year sentences and have shown to be violent and need to be segregated from the general population.

Inmates have very little room to move around because they are housed in double as well as single cells. Inmates basically have no privacy considering they all have to eat, get dressed, use the restroom, and even shower in the company of other inmates. Inmates are given 3 meals a day but are given very little time to eat and are not allowed to get seconds. 

The perimeter is armed with the security features:

  • Double-Fence with Triple-Razor Wire 
  • Perimeter Patrol 
  • Electronic Surveillance

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Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit
302 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR, 72112

Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit Prison Information

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Jail Name Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit
Jail Type State Prison
State Arkansas
County Jackson County
Web Page website
Address 302 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR, 72112
City Newport
Zip 72112
Phone 870-523-2639

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