Cross County Jail

The Cross County Jail is located in Wynne, Arkansas and is operated by the Cross County Sheriff's Office. The facility houses adult male and female inmates who have been arrested by local county or city law enforcement.

Inmates are incarcerated at the Cross County Jail for crimes ranging from violations to misdemeanors to felonies. The facility also houses those who have been charged with a crime and are awaiting trial, as well as state inmates awaiting transfer to the Arkansas Department of Corrections. 

To see a roster of current inmates at the Cross County Jail, click here

The Detention Center is divided into separate housing areas for low/medium security risk males, high security risk males, and female inmates, as well as isolation and temporary holding cells. 

Posting Bond

The purpose of a bond is to ensure that an arrested person will appear in court after their release from jail. Judges usually determine the amount of bond, while the sheriff determines the sufficiency of the bond. If a person is arrested with a warrant, it will generally have the bond amount listed. 

Cash Bond: The person who is arrested (or someone acting on their behalf) may post the entire bond amount in cash, which will be held by the sheriff or the court pending disposition of the criminal case.

Surety Bond: Secure release from jail through the utilization of a professional licensed bail bonding company, aka a “surety bond.” The bonding company will charge certain “fees” which are non-refundable and are not applied to any fines, costs, or restitution that may later be ordered by the court. 

OR Bond: Releasing someone on their “own recognizance” is simply a promise to re-appear at a later date for further judicial proceedings. These are only used for very minor offenses.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

This information is not publicly available. Please contact the Cross County Jail directly for visiting hours and rules.

Physical Address

Cross County Jail
704 East Canal Street
Wynne, AR 72396

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Cross County Jail
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704 East Canal Street
Wynne, AR 72396

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate who is housed at the Cross County Jail, but they do have access to phones in their housing units (after their initial appearance, within 24 hours of their arrest) and can make outgoing collect calls.

How to Send Money

Anyone may add funds to a jail inmate’s commissary account at the Cross County Jail using one of the following methods:

  • You may come to the Detention Center and enter into the main lobby. There is a commissary Kiosk machine in the lobby that is accessible at all times, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Just follow the touch screen prompts on the Kiosk to add funds to a particular inmate’s commissary account.
  • Go online to and select “order commissary or send money online.” Follow the prompts by selecting the appropriate state, county, and jail facility. Then select “Web Deposit,” enter the inmate’s name, and follow the prompts to add money to that inmate’s commissary account, or click here.

Programs For Inmates

The inmates at the Cross County Jail do have access to television. They are not allowed to smoke. There is a full kitchen where all meals are prepared by the “Act 309” inmates, who are state prisoners assigned to work duties in local detention facilities.

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Careers at Cross County Jail

If you are interested in a career with the Sheriff's Department and would like more information about the job openings at the Cross County Jail, click here.