The Tensas Parish Detention Center is operated and ran by the Tensas Parish County Sheriff’s Office.
In this online database, you will be able to look up inmates who have been charged and booked in the Tensas Parish Detention Center on or after July 25, 2009. The online inmate database is updated every 15 minutes with new information as it comes in. The Tensas Parish Detention Center has an online inmate database.
Tensas Parish Detention Center was built in 1998, and when opened, there were only 36 inmate beds.
However, not all inmates in the Tensas Parish Detention Center have already been sentenced. The facility also holds inmates who are currently awaiting trial and those who have violated their probation or bond terms.
In 10-15 years, the Tensas Parish Detention Center lost its “grandfathered” status. Back in 2013, the Louisiana State Department of Corrections Chief Jail Inspector, Delbert Longley announced to the Sheriff and the Board of Supervisors that the Tensas Parish Detention Center was not meeting the necessary needs of the public, inmates, or staff members. The layout of the jail was not user-friendly whatsoever, while the jail did not provide a safe working environment for the staff members.
Each year this facility has around 2400 bookings, with a daily average of 120 inmates and around 30 staff. Tensas Parish Detention Center is a medium to a maximum-security facility. Offenses range from minor misdemeanors to major felonies.
Tensas Parish Detention Center Sheriff's Office
|Address:||203 Hancock StPO BOX 138St Joseph, LA 71366|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Tensas Parish Detention Center
8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375
Tensas Parish Detention Center Prison Information
|Jail Name||Tensas Parish Detention Center|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375|
|County||Tensas 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|