Detention Center Phone Numbers
Unit 1- 501-450-4995
Unit 2 - 501-328-4160
Captain Christopher Riedmueller
Captain Chris Riedmueller first began his career in law enforcement in January of 2007 with the Faulkner County Detention Center.
While working as a juvenile detention officer, his abilities were recognized, and he was moved to a specialized position where he focused on the payroll and procurement functions of the detention centers, working directly for the Special Services Lieutenant. He then became the administrative Sergeant, working directly for the jail administrator. In 2013, he was retained as an administrative Sergeant, retaining most duties and adding inmate classification to his job function. In July of 2013, he took over inmate banking and food services. In October of 2014, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, retaining his duties as inmate banking and food services. He has also served as a point of contact and coordination for maintenance and repairs within the facility.
Chris is a 2015 graduate of Arkansas Tech University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. He also received his Masters of Business Administration, from the University of Central Arkansas in 2017. Chris is also active in his church, serving as the bass player in the praise and worship band.
Detention Officers are responsible for the care, custody and control of all individuals arrested in Faulkner County. The Faulkner County Detention Center is a full service facility providing nutritious meals prepared onsite by inmates who have been given trustee status or in the 309 program. Trustees also perform many daily tasks under the supervision of Detention Officers including; laundry, cleaning, and minor routine upkeep of the Detention facilities.
The Faulkner County Detention Centers will hold up to 462 detainees and has 87 Detention Officers overseeing the detainees.
Booking: This unit consists of Intake, Identification, Classification, Inmate Supervision, Admit/ Discharge, Property/Discharge, and Property Control Officers. Their primary functions are as follows:
- Intake: Initiates a booking computer record for individuals brought to the Faulkner County Detention Center Unit Two, either under arrest or committed by a court in Faulkner County.
- Identification: Takes fingerprints and photo images of all detainees booked at the Faulkner County Detention Center Unit Two, keeps and maintains records of the same.
- Classification: Does an assessment and Suicide Prevention Screening Form; makes medical and mental health referrals as needed. Initiates appropriate precautions to safeguard detainees, when necessary. Provides and obtains entrance information from each detainee as well as answering any questions they may have.
- Inmate Supervision: Introduces and explains the concept of direct supervision to all detainees. Observes detainees as they are being processed through booking and tracks their progress.
- Property: Responsible for securing, storing, and tracking property taken from detainees at the time of booking.
- Discharge: Conducts the process of discharging detainees out of the Faulkner County Detention Center, which includes returning all property and mailing back the money belonging to them. Collects all property issued to the detainee during their incarceration.
Housing: The Housing Section provides a secure, humane living area for incarcerated persons. This section is responsible for supervising detainee activity, orienting detainees to the operation of a Direct Supervision Facility, and managing detainees in general population, medical, mental, health concerns.
Medical: The Faulkner County Jail has a Physician, and two LPN on staff. Detainees are seen by a physician who approves all treatment and medications to inmates. Inmates may see a physician at his/her request and cost, at the physicians next scheduled visit.
Commissary: Detainees with money in their account may purchase a variety of items (soda, candy, toiletries etc.) from commissary. There are limits on what may be purchased by the detainee.
Phone Calls: Phones are available 8:00 AM till 10:00PM in "day-rooms". All calls are to be collect or from a pre approved account; ALL calls are recorded and subject to monitoring.
Visitors to the Faulkner County Detention Center are subject to searches and are limited as to what they may bring into the jail. Visitors must provide a valid identification. Persons under 18 years of age MUST be accompanied by an adult guardian or parent. NO exceptions! Emergency visits may only be authorized by the Sheriff or Jail Administrator. NO exceptions! There is a 30 minute limit on visitations and you must call 501-327-0383 (Unit 1) or 501-328-9642 (Unit 2), 24 hours in advance to make an appointment.
Effective May 15, 2017, the following changes will be made to the visitation process:
If a detainee has an in-house visitation, they will not be allowed to have another in-house visitation for 30 days.
While this decision may seem unfair, please understand that there have been multiple complaints by the public that they are unable to get an in-house visitation. This decision was made simply to afford the fairest process to all parties involved. Thank you in advance for your understanding.
Note: this will not affect the remote visitation
Faulkner County Detention Center Unit Two has updated to Video Visitation, with the exception of attorney conferences and other visits that are approved by the jail administrator.
Participation in video-visitation is a privilege, not a right. Both visitor and detainee are expected to conduct themselves in an appropriate fashion at all times during a video visit. Faulkner County reserves the right to deny, cancel or terminate a video visit prior to or during a video session based upon visitor and/or inmate conduct. Faulkner County also reserves the right to restrict visitor(s) from participating in any or all future use of the video system.
Any nudity, tight fitting or provocative clothing are strictly prohibited and will result in having your visitation privileges suspended indefinitely. RECORDINGS and PHOTOGRAPHS of any kind is NOT allowed during visitation, any of these actions may result in your visitation privileges being suspended indefinitely. All use of the video visit system (friends, family, and inmate) is recorded and subject to monitoring by certain Faulkner County Sheriff's Department employees. Your use of the video visitation system constitutes consent to any and all recordings and monitoring.
AT-HOME VISITATION HOURS/INFORMATION
All visitors must schedule an appointment at least 24 hours in advance and must pay for each scheduled session prior to the visit taking place. All schedule visits are non-refundable. If a face to face visit is requested, it must be approved by the jail administrator 24 hours in advance.
At-Home Visitation Hours Only:
Sunday (Trustees Only) - 11:00a.m.-4:00pm, and 5:00p.m.-10:00pm
Monday- 7:00a.m.-10:00a.m., 11:00a.m.-4:00pm, and 5:00p.m.-10:00pm
Tuesday- 7:00a.m.-10:00a.m., 11:00a.m.-4:00pm, and 5:00p.m.-10:00pm
Wednesday- 7:00a.m.-10:00a.m., 11:00a.m.-4:00pm, and 5:00p.m.-10:00pm
Thursday- 7:00a.m.-10:00a.m., 11:00a.m.-4:00pm, and 5:00p.m.-10:00pm
Friday- 7:00a.m.-10:00a.m., 11:00a.m.-4:00pm, and 5:00p.m.-10:00pm
Video Visitation Hours Only
Tuesday and Thursday- 3:00p.m.-3:30p.m., and 8:00p.m.-8:30p.m.