The Rapides Parish Detention Center III is located in Alexandria, Louisiana. The facility is operated and managed by the Rapides Parish County Sheriff’s Office.
They typically carry a 2 year or less sentence. The facility does not only house inmates who have sentences, they also house inmates who are currently awaiting their trial also. Majority of the inmates in the facility are non-violent offenders.
The Rapides Parish Detention Center III is a medium-security facility. The facility only houses adult male and adult female inmates. The juvenile inmates are housed in a separate facility somewhere else in the county. The facility does not house any juvenile inmates.
All inmates in the facility are not residents of Rapides Parish County. Many inmates int he Rapides Parish Detention Center III come from other law enforcement agencies from the state, local, and the occasional federal level.
The commissary is stocked with supplies such as extra clothing, sneakers, junk food, beverages, and other nonessential items. Inmates in Rapides Parish County will have access to the canteen, which is also known as the commissary.
An inmate in the Rapides Parish Detention Center III will have the opportunity to become a trusted inmate. A trusted inmate will be offered a position inside the facility. This position will come with a small salary where an inmate can purchase items from the canteen and the inmate may also have a few days shaved off of their sentence as well. This position can be laundry personnel, a kitchen worker, or an orderly.
This was going to bring their total number of beds to 671. They would be able to house 89 females, 564 males, and 18 toss-up beds. It was not until 2006 when the facility was approved to construct three more housing pods that would be equipped with double bunks for their inmates.
Rapides Parish Detention Center III Sheriff's Office
|Address:||PO Box 1510Alexandria, LA 71309|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Rapides Parish Detention Center III
7400 Academy Drive, Alexandria, LA, 71303
Rapides Parish Detention Center III Prison Information
|Jail Name||Rapides Parish Detention Center III|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||7400 Academy Drive, Alexandria, LA, 71303|
|County||Rapides 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|