Links of Interest

The following sites are recommended by the Benton County Sheriff's Office staff and can be trusted to provide a quality service to the local community.

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ACIC Sex Offender Directory
Sex offenders are required to register in Arkansas. Details on the Sex Offender Registration Act of 1997 can be found in Arkansas Code Annotated §12-12-901 -- 12-12-920.

County Map of Registered Sex Offenders
Find location of sex offenders in your area and what level of risk the Arkansas Department of Correction has determined the individual's probability of repeat offending is set at.

Department of Justice National Sex Offender Registry
The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW), coordinated by the U.S. Department of Justice, is a cooperative effort between jurisdictions hosting public sex offender registries (“Jurisdictions”) and the federal government and is offered free of charge to the public.

Arkansas Statewide VINE
VINELink is an online resource that allows you to search for information regarding an offender, case, or probationer/parolee.

Morgan Nick Morgan Nick Amber Alert

The Arkansas alert system is named in honor of Morgan Nick, a six-year-old girl, who was abducted on June 9th, 1995 while she played at an Alma, Arkansas baseball field. Although Morgan has not been located, from the search for this child grew a spirit of dedication from state and community leaders, law enforcement agencies across the state and Colleen Nick, Morgan's mother, to insure Arkansas parents and law enforcement have a means to quickly spread the word when a child is abducted.

Wireless AMBER Alert System
Statistics show that the first three hours after an abduction are the most critical in recovery efforts. Sign up for Wireless AMBER Alerts now.

Home Inventory System
This site allows all citizens to catalog their belongings in an effort to help insurance companies and law enforcement agencies in the event of a theft or fire. Each person will be given their own unique username and password to maintain privacy of records.

Citizen Observer
When it comes to protecting communities, one of the best resources you can have is an engaged population. CitizenObserver has been bringing local law enforcement, citizens and businesses together in a national crime prevention partnership for over five years. We have more than 300 police and sheriff departments benefiting from our program, clearing multiple cases every week.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
A national clearinghouse for information and a resource for child protection. It works in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Perverted Justice
Concerned citizens formed this civilian watchdog group and website dedicated to finding and exposing those users in regional chatrooms with predatory tendencies towards children.

National Clandestine Laboratory Register
Is there a meth lab in your neighborhood?  See if the U.S. Department of Justice has an address in your area where law enforcement agencies reported they found chemicals or other items that indicated the presence of either clandestine drug laboratories or dumpsites.

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
The Job of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States by using the criminal and civil justice system of the United States.

DEA Guidelines for Law Enforcement for the Cleanup of Clandestine Drug Laboratories
State and local law enforcement officials, environmental protection groups, and public health agencies are the primary users of the guidelines and have utilized them as a resource for safe standards of cleaning up illegal drug laboratories.

State of Arkansas Department of Corrections
Visitor and Inmate infor along with facility maps and other information.

Arkansas Department of Corrections Inmate Listing
Inmate Population Information Search

Benton County Women's Shelter 
Confidential services for victims of family violence including safe housing, advocacy, referrals, support groups, outreach and public awareness. Crisis line answered 24-hours.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NWA 
An organization which exists to meet the unique needs of at-risk youth from predominantly single-parent homes. They provide positive adult support through individually matched relationships which foster an improved sense of well-being.

CASA 
The mission is to speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in court. We promote and support quality volunteer representation for children to provide each child a safe permanent nurturing home. CASA volunteers work collectively with the children's Attorney, the Department of Human Services, schools, therapists, family and the court system to ensure appropriate services are being provided and a permanent home is found quickly.

NWA Children's Shelter 
The NWA Children's Shelter is a 24 hour emergency shelter for children & youth who are victims of family violence, physical & sexual abuse and neglect by providing a safe & loving environment where the hurt can begin to heal. The shelter serves females birth through 17 years & males birth through 12 years.

NWA Rape Crisis Center 
Offers advocacy and support for victims and survivors of sexual assault, through support groups; community education to help increase awareness of sexual assault and prevention; and a 24-hour crisis line.

Peace at Home Family Shelter
PO Box 10946 Fayetteville AR 72703
479-442-9811 (local) or, 877-442-9811 (toll free)
Email: info@peaceathomeshelter.org

Peace at Home Family Shelter serves battered women and children in Northwest Arkansas. We provide advocacy, emergency shelter, and other services. Confidential services for family violence victims including safe shelter, outreach, community education, children's programs, referrals and support groups in Washington and Benton Counties. Crisis-line answered 24-hours.  Se habla Español.

Single Parent Scholarship Program
Assists impoverished single parent residents of Arkansas to complete their vo-tech or college education in preparation for professional employment. Go to the Benton County chapter by visiting http://www.spsfbc.com.

Soul's Harbor 
1626 North 2nd Street 
P. O. Box 1004 
Rogers, AR 72756 
(479) 631-7878 Main number 
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Christian homeless shelter with length of stay based on need and attitude. Required Bible reading and Chapel daily. Help in finding employment, housing and basic needs. Men only.

Youth Bridge 
Provides services for troubled youth and families. Includes outreach, crisis intervention, casework, emergency shelter, education, prevention; offers an alternative to incarceration.

Project Lifesaver
The world's most reliable program to locate missing persons with dementia or children with Autism using state of the art professional quality tracking equipment.