Johnson County
Sheriff's Office
Clarksville, Arkansas
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301 Porter Industrial Road
Clarksville, Arkansas 72830

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8:00am - 4:30pm


301 Porter Industrial Road, Suite 1
Clarksville, AR  72830
479-754-7810 Phone
479-754-2210 Fax

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Dr. Rickey Casey
Chief Deputy
Karen Nordin
Karen Nordin
Chief Deputy Clerk


The Sheriff’s Office Administration includes the Chief Deputy, Chief Deputy Clerk and Deputy Clerk. They manage the ‘business’ side of the Sheriff’s Office.

Chief Deputy, Dr. Rickey Casey, has been in law enforcement for 7 years. He is a graduate of the University of Ozarks with a degree in Accounting and Business Administration. He is a graduate of Southern Methodist University Graduate School of Banking and the University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Banking. He has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Central Arkansas and a Doctor of Business Administration in Management from Nova Southeastern University.  Dr. Casey previously served as a certified Deputy Sheriff. He has served on the auxiliary, became the Auxiliary Commander, worked in patrol and as a patrol supervisor, he served as Jail Administrator/Captain and was recently appointed to Chief Deputy.  Dr. Casey is married and has lived in Johnson County all his life.

Karen Nordin has been employed with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office since 1990. Currently she is serving as Chief Deputy Clerk. Karen is responsible for clerical and record keeping of monies taken in to the Sheriff's Office. She makes monthly settlements with the courts and the County Treasurer for all monies received. She enters tickets for the Sheriff’s Office, Game and Fish, Highway Police and State Police. She assists the District Court in preparing the docket and partial payment ledgers. Karen also keeps record of summons, eviction notices and Writs. Along with all of her day-to-day responsibilities she assists the public in the office and by phone.

Penney Prickett is currently serving as Deputy Clerk and has been employed at the Sheriff's office since October 2015. Penney's primary responsibility is preparing, entering, and maintaining all Incident/Arrest Reports that are submitted by the deputies. She also participates in the preparation of monthly reports and with compiling comparative and statistical data for the Sheriff and ACIC. Along with these duties she is responsible for receipting money paid for fines, entering tickets for the Sheriff’s Office, Game and Fish, Highway Police and State Police. She assists the deputies in taking reports and serving outstanding warrants. Another important duty is keeping accurate records of registered sex offenders residing in Johnson County. In addition she assists the Sheriff and Chief Deputy in day-to-day operations of the office. She serves as receptionist and aids the public in the office and by phone.


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