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Updated on: December 29, 2020

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Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit is a state prison for women that is located in Newport, Arkansas, and it is operated by the Arkansas Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.

The Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit actually offers a program where inmates work with dogs, training and preparing them to eventually be adopted. The facility opened in 1987. The facility holds a maximum of 971 inmates at various security levels.

Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit
Facility Name
Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit
Facility Type
State Prison
Address
302 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR, 72112
Phone
870-523-2639
Capacity
971
Date Established
1998
Employees
931
City
Newport
Postal Code
72112
State
Arkansas
Country
Jackson County
Official Website
Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Inmate Search

Since the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit is operated by the Arkansas Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, inmates can be located using their website. It can be found here: http://adc.arkansas.gov/faciliities/Pages/facilityDetails.aspx?show=17

Inmates can be filtered based on their name, “country of commitment”, residential county, or even their next parole board hearing. An “offender number” can also be used for the inmate search, as well.

Sending a Mail

Inmates at Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit can send and receive an unlimited amount of correspondence, but there are still rules around mail. All mail is opened and inspected. Offenders can receive 5” x 7” photos, but they cannot be Polaroid or instant photos of any kind. The photos cannot contain nudity either.

Inmates at Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit can also receive only a certain number of newspaper clippings and they must be a certain size. They can also receive up to 3 embossed envelopes and up to 5 blank stationary pages or copied pages.

Electronic messages can also be received through the JPAY system. This does cost a fee. Electronic messages can also be read and inspecte.

Friends and family members are also allowed to send food packages, as well. The package must be less than 30 pounds, and inmates on death row are limited to three food packages per year.

Send mail to Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit inmates here:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit

302 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR, 72112

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Sending Money

You can send money to inmates in Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit in these ways

  • A walk-in kiosk allows for funds to be deposited, but costs a fee.

  • Deposit money online through OffenderConnect

  • You can deposit funds over the phone for a fee.

  • Send a United States Postal Money Order to this address:

    • JPAY

PO Box 27781, Miramar, FL 33027

It should be noted that if funds are sent through the mail, an Arkansas Inmate Money Order Deposit form must be filled out. You can send up to $200 to an inmate at any given time.

Phone Calls

Inmates at Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit can only make outgoing calls. Inmates must submit a list of phone numbers that will be approved by the facility. Inmates can also purchase phone minutes through commissary, as well.

GTL is the phone provider in order to speak on the phone with Arkansas prison state inmates. You can set up a prepaid account online.

Visiting Rules

All visitors at Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit must attend a mandatory visitor orientation program that occurs between 12 PM and 4 PM on all visiting days. Visitors have to schedule their visit at least 7 days in advance, and this must be done through e-mail.

You must include an inmate’s name, an inmate ID number, and the date and time of your visit. You may also have to include additional information about your visit, such as the names of minors that might be visiting an inmate at Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit. Visiting days are Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, and occur in two sessions. One session runs from 12 30 PM to 3 30 PM, while another session runs from 4 30 PM to 7 30 PM.

Video visitation can also be arranged, but there is a limit of 30 minutes per video visitation. This costs a fee, but can be done through JPAY during specific hours.

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