Jackson County
Sheriff's Office
Newport, Arkansas
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615 Second Street Newport, Arkansas 72112

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

Patrol Division

The patrol division is under the direct supervision of Captain Ricky Morales and Lieutenant Matt Sanford. Patrol deputies are responsible for answering and handling all complaint calls and calls for service or assistance from members of the public. Deputies also enforce state laws and county ordinances throughout all areas of Jackson County. Deputies respond to crimes in progress, take reports, serve warrants, investigate accidents on county roads, and perform a wide array of related duties. They also provide assistance to other law enforcement agencies in Jackson County and surrounding areas when called on.

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    Captain Ricky Morales
   rmorales@jacksonsheriff.org
Captain, Ricky Morales started his law enforcement career in 2005 as a patrolman for the Diaz Police Department.  In January of 2006 Morales became a Deputy Sheriff for the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and was assigned to the Patrol Division.  In 2008 Morales was transferred to the Criminal Investigation Division and later promoted to the rank of sergeant in 2010.  From 2010 through 2012 Morales was assigned to the Civil Process Division and Court Security for the Sheriff's Department.  In July of 2012, Morales became the supervisor for the Criminal Investigation Division and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.  In November of 2015 Morales was transferred to day patrol. On March 1, 2016, Morales was promoted to the rank of captain.                          
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Lieutenant Matt Sanford
msanford@jacksonsheriff.org
Lieutenant, Matt Sanford came to work for the Jackson County Sheriff's Office in 2006 as a detention officer in the detention center. He was transferred from the detention center to the patrol division as a deputy sheriff in 2007. In 2011, He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. On November 23, 2015 Sanford was promoted to the rank of lieutenant.
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Deputy Thomas Blevins
tblevins@jacksonsheriff.org
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Deputy James "JR" Moody
jmoody@jacksonsheriff.org
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Deputy Michael Long
mlong@jacksonsheriff.org
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Deputy Johnny Hurst
thurst@jacksonsheriff.org
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Deputy Trey Randolph
trandolph@jacksonsheriff.org
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Deputy Glenn Dugan
gdugan@jacksonsheriff.org

 
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Deputy Colton Thornton
cthornton@jacksonsheriff.org