The Cross County Detention Center is located at the Cross County Sheriff's Office complex at 705 East Union Avenue in Wynne, AR.. The detention center opened in 1970. There are 16 full-time employees, including the jail administrator, detention officer/dispatchers and a transport officer. The detention center is in operation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It was designed to originally house 86 inmates, both males and females, on felony and misdemeanor charges. Inmates are held for all agencies within Cross County and any other agency requesting housing, if available. Inmates sentenced to the Arkansas Department of Corrections are housed until they are ready to be transported. It is not designed to hold juvenile offenders for more than 6 hours. It is a non-smoking facility. Visitation is held on Saturday and Sundays between the hours of 6-8 p.m. and church services are offered for inmates that wish to attend. Act 309 inmates from the Arkansas Department of Corrections are responsible for the maintenance on the building and grounds as well as some cooking and laundry.