The Orleans Parish Prison is located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Orleans Parish Prison is maintained and owned by the Board of County Commissioners but is operated by the Orleans Parish County Sheriff’s Office.
The Orleans Parish Prison is accredited by the Louisiana Corrections Accreditation Commission.
The main part of the complex opened their doors back in 1986. When the main part of the complex first opened they could hold up to 500 inmates.
As of currently, the Orleans Parish Prison can house over 1,700 inmates every day. The complex comes equipped with a housing area, booking area, laundry facility, medical ward, visiting areas, courtroom, and support areas.
The facility not only has a maximum-security portion of the jail (main jail), but they also have four housing tents, mental health and medical facility, and a women’s jail as well.
They are currently expanding. The fourth tent is not currently up for use, but that will add in another 100 beds for inmates. Their new mental health dormitory can hold up to 300 inmates comfortably as well. They will be expanding their food services area in the near future.
Orleans Parish Civil Sheriffs Office
|Address:||421 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Orleans Parish Prison
531 South Broad Street, New Orleans, LA, 70119
Orleans Parish Prison Prison Information
|Jail Name||Orleans Parish Prison|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||531 South Broad Street, New Orleans, LA, 70119|
|County||Orleans Parish County|
|Sunday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|
|Monday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Tuesday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Wednesday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Thursday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Friday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Saturday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|