Jackson County
Sheriff's Office
Newport, Arkansas
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Fax: (870) 523-7418

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3300 Theater Dr. PO Box 647 Newport, Arkansas 72112

Administrative Office Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Special Response Team

The Special Response Team (SRT) is made up of full-time, reserve deputies and officers from surrounding agencies. The Special Response Team provides the citizens of Jackson County with a specialized trained tactical team that can respond to various incidents that include but not limited to:

  • Barricaded subject(s)
  • Hostage Situations
  • High-risk warrants and arrests
  • Active Shooter Situations  
  • Bomb Threats
  • Water Rescues 

    The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office also employs two (2) trained Hostage Negotiators Captain, Ricky Morales and Deputy Miranda Blevins and (3) three trained snipers Sheriff, David Lucas; Major James Brock; and Sergeant Travis Engler who are available 24/7 when called upon.