Welcome to Your Benton County Sheriff's Office

This website is designed to share with you the many ways the Benton County Sheriff's Office is actively enhancing community livability.


Harrisburg Man Arrested for Child Sex Crimes
On Monday, July 12, 2021, Benton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Terrence Raymond Compton (58), of Harrisburg, after he knowingly solicited a 14-year-old female child online and took substantial steps to engage in sexual contact with the girl (Read More)

Benton County Sheriff's Office Takes Part in Operation Dry Water to Deter Boating Under The Influence
As boaters look forward to the 4th of July holiday, thousands of law enforcement officers across the United States will be on heightened alert looking for those violating boating under the influence (BUI) laws. (Read More)

Sheriff Announces Death of Benton County Deputy
It is with a heavy heart Benton County Sheriff Jef Van Arsdall announces the untimely passing of Benton County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputy Paul Lancaster (Read More)

Benton County Wildfire Preparedness Presentation
Listen to the recording of the Benton County Wildfire Preparedness Presentation thru the link provided (Read More)

Results from extra traffic patrols from May 2021 and upcoming patrols in July 2021 (Read More)

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