About Us

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office
315 West Main
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Office-(870) 886-2525
Fax- (870)886-9744

Lawrence County is one of 75 counties in Arkansas. The estimated population is 17,410. The county was named for Capt. James Lawrence, naval hero in the War of 1812. Known as the Mother of Counties as 1/3 of all counties in the state were carved from the original county boarders. Cities or townships include Walnut Ridge, Hoxie, Minturn, Alicia, Sedgwick, Clover Bend, Portia, Black Rock, College City, Imboden, Ravenden, Smithville, Annieville, Lynn, Powhatan, Strawberry, Saffel, Jesup, Denton, Eaton. U.S. and state HWY 67, 63, 412, 34, 91, 230, 231, 228, 349, 90, 62, 115, 117, 25, AND 361.

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for some 587 square miles and over 17,000 residents. We strive to provide well trained deputies, up to date equipment, uphold the law and provide safety for the citizens of Lawrence County.


Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department 2013- Present Administration Sheriff Jeff Yates Detective Andrew Turner (CID) Detective/Sergeant Jamie White (CID) Chief Deputy Tony Waldrupe  SGT Jeff Midget Deputy Zach Barton Deputy Justin Dixon Deputy Gary Tate Deputy Felipe Baize Deputy Mark VanBrook Deputy Jeremy Riggs Deputy Joe Carey Deputy Tim McComas Bailiff Jim Jones Deputy Nickey Stockton …

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LCSO Mobile Command Center

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Mobile Command Center housed at the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office was paid for through Grants from F.E.M.A. The Command Center allows the Sheriff’s Office the advantage of moving a mobile headquarter directly to a scene, increasing response and performance. This unit is equipped with work stations allowing officers to remain …

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LCSO Photo’s

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Special Equipment

In 2010, the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office began to acquire Humvee’s from a state program called the LESO Program. To date, the Sheriff’s Office has 4 military Humvees that are used in various operations. The sheriff’s office keeps the vehicles posted in different parts of the county in the event they are needed. The vehicles …

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