The Arkansas Department of
Community Correction (DCC) today reports adoption of mobile
payment for its supervision, drug court, and restitution fees is
increasing. To date approximately six percent of payments are made via a
mobile device, and that number continues to rise. Arkansas’s
mobile corrections payment service was the first DCC
secure Smartphone payment option in the nation, and can be found at http://www.arkansas.gov/m.
“We are very pleased to see an increasing number of users are taking
advantage of the mobile payment service. Each month we are seeing an
increase in the number of payments from those who are utilizing the
convenience of a Smartphone device to pay their fees,” said David B.
Eberhard, Director of the Arkansas Department of Community Correction.
In addition to the mobile option, payments may also be made over the
phone by calling 1-866-249-4826 or by using a new in-office kiosk
payment option that is offered in the Pulaski County Area office located
in North Little Rock. Kiosk payments require a $25 minimum payment and a
modest convenience fee will be applied. For all payments, users will
need their DDC Personal ID or use the search capabilities to locate the
All Visa, MasterCard, and Discover mobile transactions are processed
through Arkansas.gov’s secure payment system and available by visiting
the state’s website from your Smartphone or the DCC Website (http://www.dcc.arkansas.gov/fees).
These websites will detect that you are using a mobile phone and deliver
the optimized mobile version.
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