Criminal Detention Facilities Review Committees

Monitoring Arkansas's criminal detention facilities to ensure the health and safety of inmates and staff

About Us

The Review Committees and staff work to be a positive partner and a reliable resource for each community and each agency. The agency’s core mission is to provide an annual review for each jail, adult detention facility, and juvenile detention facility based on current review standards. The agency also provides technical assistance and support services on a host of topics and projects. Arkansas is composed of eight Facility Review Committees who serve respective geographic districts.

For any questions or for more information on the Key Services, please contact us at (501) 324-9493.

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Sterling Penix Coordinator
Administrative Assistant(501) 324-9493

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