Special Alerts - Saline County Sheriff's Office


Annual Awards presented by Sheriff

On Thursday February 4th, Sheriff Wright presented awards to four very deserving individuals.

Whitley Grant was presented the award for Detention Deputy of the Year.

Kevin Sweeton was presented the award for Reserve Deputy of the Year.

Alan Lancaster was presented the award for Civilian Employee of the Year.

Lt. Jeff Silk (not pictured) was presented the award for Deputy of the Year.


All four were recognized for having gone above and beyond what is expected in their job duties.  Lt. Silk, who has been with our agency for 6 years, retired at the end of 2020 and will be greatly missed.

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The lobby of the Sheriff's Office is now closed to the general public until further notice with the following exceptions:

Police Officers

Probation/Parole Officers

Domestic Violence Victims

Sexual Offenders

If you need to inquire about Fines/Fees or Reports call 501-303-5609

If you need to inquire about an inmate or inmate bond call 501-303-5642

With the rise in COVID-19 numbers again, the Sheriff is taking extra precaution to help protect both the public and office employees.  

Persons needing to make payments on Fines, Fees and Warrants can do so by money order through the mail.

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Extended Hours

In order to better serve the community, Sheriff Wright has extended the Saline County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) front office hours.
This change will allow the public to conduct SCSO business from 8:00am to 5:30pm, Monday through Friday.


The Saline County Sheriff's Office is sending out this update to remind citizens of the ability to mail cashier's checks (no personal checks will be accepted) or money orders to the Sheriff's Office as a way of paying their fines and fees. Please ensure all cashier's checks and money orders are made out to Saline County Sheriff's Office. Should you choose this option please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope so that we can send your receipt of payment back for you records; information included should be the name of the individual clearly printed, address, and date of birth.


Mailed to: Saline County Sheriff's Office

                    735 South Neeley St.

                    Benton, AR. 72019

                    Attention: Fines and Fees

New Guidelines on Visitation

Important Update: Effective now; Family or friends that normally use the free kiosk in the lobby of the Saline County Detention Facility for video visitation will not be allowed access to these devices until further notice. The Saline County Sheriff's Office apologizes for any inconvenience, this is a precautionary measure in an attempt to minimize any health and safety concerns.