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St. James Parish Jail Detention Center

5800 LA Highway 44
P.O. Box 83
Convent, LA 70723

 

Photos and Videos of St. James Parish Jail Detention Center

 

Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the St. James Parish Jail Detention Center:
•    Inmate’s Booking Information
•    Inmate’s Mugshot
•    Criminal Charges
•    Bail / Bond Amounts
•    Recent Arrests

Inmate Mail Policies, Address and What can be Mailed

Mail Dos & Do Nots:
•    Mail Policies
•    What Not to Mail
•    What is Allowed?
•    Can You Mail Photos?
•    Electronic Messaging

Inmate Phone Policy & Account Registration 

Calling Friends & Family from St. James Parish Jail Detention Center
•    How Do Inmates Call?
•    What Phone Service Do They Use?
•    What is the Cost?
•    Prepaid Cards or Collect Calls?
•    Emailing Text & Photos

Inmate Accounts, Sending Money & Commissary

Money & Commissary at the St. James Parish Jail Detention Center
•    Adding Money Online / At the Facility / By Mail
•    Minimums & Maximums
•    What Service is Used?
•    Commissary & Care Packs

Inmate Visitation Rules, Schedules & Video Visits

Everything About St. James Parish Jail Detention Center Visitation 
•    Who Can Visit
•    Registration
•    Visitation Schedule
•    Visitation Rules
•    Visitation Dress Code
•    Remote Video Visits

Inmate Bail, Bonds & How it Works

Bail Bonding from the St. James Parish Jail Detention Center
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the St. James Parish Jail Detention Center

The St. James Parish Jail Detention Center, located in the city of Convent, in St. James Parish, Louisiana is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has Bookings, with a daily average of  Inmates and a staff of .

Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in St. James Parish Jail Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the St. James Parish Jail Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the St. James Parish Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The St. James Parish Jail Detention Center also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit. 

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates

When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Louisiana State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

St. James Parish Jail Detention Center

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Louisiana Saint James Parish N/A


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

5800 LA Highway 44
P.O. Box 83
Convent, LA 70723


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

225-562-2225

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
St. James Parish Jail Detention Center
P.O. Box 83
Convent, LA 70723


EMAIL

sheriff@stjamesla.com


This facility, known as "St. James Parish Jail Detention Center" is also known as St. James Parish Jail Detention Center, Louisiana, Saint James Parish.

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