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Western District of Arkansas

About the Western District of Arkansas

Welcome to the Western District of Arkansas. The Western District of Arkansas includes 34 counties stretching from Texarkana and El Dorado to Fayetteville and Fort Smith. This Office is proud to represent the federal law enforcement interests of the people of the Western District of Arkansas and the country. The office is responsible for the prosecution of federal criminal statutes for all of The Western District of Arkansas, from acts of terrorism to public corruption, white-collar crime, organized crime and gang activities, internet-related crimes, drug importation through Western Arkansas, and many other criminal acts. The Office also is charged, through its Civil Division, with defending agencies of the United States, enforcing regulatory agencies' authority, and recovering funds from violators of U.S. criminal, regulatory, and civil laws.

You will find several links to resources we hope you will find informative and helpful, including one to our press office website, which provides frequently updated news releases concerning the Office's criminal and civil prosecutions and initiatives.

Meet the U.S. Attorney

David Clay Fowlkes
U.S. Attorney

Fort Smith: (479) 783-5125