Barbara Ester Unit View

Barbara A. Ester Unit is a correctional facility of the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC), located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. It is scheduled to have a capacity of 580 prisoners, and it is the first prison in the ADC dedicated to the re-entry of prisoners into society.[1] In addition to prisoners who are to be released within six months it also houses prisoners who were incarcerated due to disobeying the rules of their parole.[2] The prison's namesake is Barbara Ester, a prison guard holding the rank corporal at the East Arkansas Unit. She died on January 20, 2012 at the hands of a prisoner.

Barbara Ester Unit Contact Details

Address: 7500 Corrections Circle, Jefferson, AR
City: Pine Bluff
Zip: 71603
Phone 1: 870-267-6240
Type: State Prison