Here are addresses and phone numbers of individual units and work farms for reference. Most state prisoners can be located using the official offender search provided by the official DOC website, which can be found linked below. If you are looking for a county inmate or someone who has not been sentenced yet, use the "Inmate Search" button on the right.
Search for inmates in Louisiana
Find inmates housed in the jails and prisons listed here. More searches are added when available, if you don't see the facility you're looking for, press the "Inmate Search" button. Information you'll receive can include offense reports, list of charges filed, 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.
Other Louisiana specific pages