One of the few free searches on the internet is for inmates in jail and prison. Below you'll find the searches and lookups available from official websites or those provided with population reports to post online. Other ways to find someone in custody are to call using the phone numbers found by clicking the button on your right marked "Search Jail".
Search all jails in Louisiana
Find all county jails
plus more about those listed here with any alternate search options that are available. "Search Jails" if you don't see your county. Information you'll receive can include offense reports, list of charges, arresting agency and requirements necessary for release.
- Local authority within state boundaries that governs smaller communities.
- Detention facility with criminal detainees awaiting trial or serving shorter sentences.
- Person in the custody of law enforcement for alleged illegal activity. Prisoner or convict.
More about corrections in Louisiana
The head official in Louisiana parish law enforcement generally is the Sheriff. Local government below the state level is known as "Parish" rather than county. "Jail" are often referred to officially as "Prison". On these pages you'll also find the address and phone number to individual correctional centers with a direct link to the main site and official inmate locator or call (225) 383-4580 to access their new Offender Locator system 24 hours a day. Some of the resources we used included the Louisiana Sheriff's Association - www.lsa.org.
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