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

Updated on: March 2, 2020
870-575-1800
Highway 65, Grady, AR, 71644

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Ark. State Prison – Varner Unit is a detention center in Grady, AR for male juveniles. This facility is budgeted for 1618 beds. 

The youth that is housed within the Ark. State Prison – Varner Unit have committed a status offense which is a violation of the juvenile code. This means that if the same act were committed by an adult, would not be a violation of the law. The following status offenses recognized by Arkansas law:

  1. Runaway child
  2. Truancy
  3. Incorrigible child
  4. Child is charged with an offense that is not classified as criminal or applicable only to children
  5. Behavior or associations are injurious to the welfare of child.

The reasons juveniles are typically detained are not limited to but include the following:

  • Acts of wrongdoing that could compromise the safety of a person or the general public.
  • Acts of wrongdoing involving a weapon.
  • Acts of wrongdoing involving sexual offense.
  • Circumstances which show that the juvenile is a significant flight risk and in need of protection.
  • Supposed acts that result in serious bodily injury or property damage/loss that is a felony.

The juveniles that are held in the Ark. State Prison – Varner Unit are provided with 3 meals a day. Inmates are held in dormitories with each dormitory having their own group of toilets, shower area, and sinks. Each night all dormitories are locked with a corrections officer providing direct supervision of the inmates and the sleeping area.

The Ark. State Prison – Varner Unit provides the following services for the residents:

  • Educational Programs
  • Substance Abuse Programs
  • Medical Health Care
  • Mental Health Care

The Department of Education through local school districts funds the educational services at the Ark. State Prison – Varner Unit.

Adults will be photographed and fingerprinted if they are taken into custody for offenses that would constitute a felony if committed by an adult. A juvenile can only be fingerprinted and photographed if obtained by a juvenile court order from the judge if the juvenile is taken in for a misdemeanor offense. 

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Ark. State Prison - Varner Unit
Highway 65, Grady, AR, 71644

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Jail Name Ark. State Prison – Varner Unit
Jail Type State Prison
State Arkansas
County Jefferson County
Web Page website
Address Highway 65, Grady, AR, 71644
City Grady
Zip 71644
Phone 870-575-1800

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