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Caddo Parish Correctional Center Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule

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Caddo Parish
Main Phone: 318-677-5254
Beds: 1500
The information below provides complete instructions regarding Caddo Parish Correctional Center Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule, Visiting Rules, Inmate Video Visits and Jail Visitation process in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Following these instructions exactly will enhance your chances of getting official approval to visit an inmate.

It is highly recommended that prior to an inmate visit you call the jail at 318-677-5254 to confirm that visits have not been cancelled.

Caddo Parish Correctional Center Visiting Hours, Schedule and Instructions

Step 1

Arrive 30 minutes before visitation starts for morning visitation.

Arrive one hour before visitation starts for afternoon or evening visitation. 

Step 2

Check in for visit. 

Step 3

Show a government-issued, valid photo ID. 

Step 4

Leave all personal belongings in the vehicle or in a locker in the visitation area. Lockers are 0.25 each and the visitation staff cannot make change. 

Who Can Visit an Inmate in Caddo Parish Correctional Center

Anyone over the age of 18, who isn't on any active probation or parole and can produce a valid government-issued photo ID can be approved to visit an inmate in this jail.

Jails limit the number of people that can visit an inmate to two adults each visit.

Children under age 16 must be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian.

The Caddo Parish Correctional Center reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason. 

Caddo Parish Correctional Center Visitation Application Process

Caddo Parish Correctional Center does not require visitors to fill out an application however, your ID will be run through a national database to check for probation or parole status and active arrest warrants.

If you are found to be on probation or parole, your visit will be denied.

If an active arrest warrant is found in the system, you will be arrested.   

Visiting Hours in Caddo Parish Correctional Center

Inmates may have up to two visitors per visit and may have one 15 minute visit on each appropriate visitation day.
The visitation schedules for last names that begin with:

A thru L - Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday

M thru Z - Monday, Thursday, and Saturday

Visitation hours for all visiting days are as follows:

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Morning Registration:

7:30 AM to 10:45 AM

Afternoon Registration:

12:00 PM to 2:45 PM

Evening Registration:

6:00 PM to 9:45 PM

There is no visitation on the following holidays:


Presidents' Day

Good Friday

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day after Thanksgiving

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Day

You must make an appointment to visit inmates in the medical area. Call (318) 677-5254 to schedule the visit. 

Caddo Parish Correctional Center Visitation Dress Code

The Caddo Parish Correctional Center staff will turn anyone away who is not dressed appropriately for a visit.

The best way to be sure the visit takes place is to dress as if you are meeting someone's grandmother for the first time. 

Wear clothes that are not revealing.

Don't wear see-through material.

Have all undergarments covered (males and females) and avoid a lot of cleavage.

Shorts and skirts should reach mid-thigh.

Sleeves should be at least half-way to your elbow.

Women must wear bras

Everyone must wear shoes. No slippers or house shoes will be accepted.

The following types of clothing are also prohibited:

Clothing promoting gang affiliation.

Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity.

Clothing depicting anything obscene.

Call 318-677-5254 to ask specific questions about the Caddo Parish Correctional Center Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.

Caddo Parish Correctional Center Visitation Tips, Rules and Guidelines

If a child is to be left in the vehicle, there must be a licensed driver aged, 17 or older in the vehicle with the child at all times.

Everyone 18 and older must show a valid, government – issued photo ID.

Children aged 3 and older and considered visitors and count toward allowable total.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship.

Leave all personal belongings, except for your state ID in your vehicle or in a locker (if one is provided).

Children must be monitored at all times or jail staff will end the visit early.

Call 318-677-5254 or click here to go to the jail's official website for additional Rules regarding Caddo Parish Correctional Center visitation.

'At Home' Video Visitation

Many jails are implementing video visits. These visits are conducted via the Internet on computers, IPADS and Smart phones.

Video visits allow the visit to take place in the privacy of your own home. Some family members 'take their inmate with them' to church, the park, the doctor or anywhere else simply by signing in and bringing the device along.

Video visits save you from having to get your children ready, drive to the jail, wait in long lines and go through security checkpoints just to see the inmate.

Video visitation is slowly gaining favor with all jails in America as jail management realizes the financial savings and reduced security risks involved with remote visitation.

Click here to see if video visitation is now available at Caddo Parish Correctional Center – as well as to view the complete set of rules, the cost to you and how to get set up online.

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