Hempstead County
Sheriff's Office
Hope, Arkansas
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 Bookkeeper Dana Chism, Civil Clerk Joycelyn Trotter, Warrants Clerk Darene Morales

The Administrative staff members consist of employees who manage the "business" side of the Sheriff's Office. They assist the Sheriff by recommending agency policies and ensuring that all component parts of the Sheriff’s Office coordinate their activities in order to promote a greater efficiency in accomplishing the objectives of the Sheriff’s Office.

In addition to operational responsibilities, they have daily contact with members of the public in the office and by phone.

The Administration section of the Hempstead County Sheriff's Department works under the supervision of the Chief Deputy and is staffed by a Warrants Deputy, Civil Clerk, Warrants Clerk, and Bookkeeper who are responsible for receiving, maintaining, and tracking all Warrants and civil process that comes to the Sheriff's Office. These include Orders of Protection, Summonses, Subpoenas, Eviction Notices, and various Writs. This position also deals with felony arrest warrants from Circuit Court and maintains the Sheriff's Fee Account. In addition, they assist with the receptionist and telephone operator responsibilities in the Administration Offices.