The Tensas Parish Jail is situated in St. Joseph, Louisiana. The Tensas Parish County Sheriff’s Office is the law enforcement agency responsible for maintaining the day to day operations of the Tensas Parish Jail.
The Tensas Parish Jail is a medium-security facility. The facility operates on a 24 hours a day basis. The Tensas Parish Jail accepts inmates from other law enforcement agencies on a local, state, and even federal level. The Tensas Parish Jail frequently takes in inmates from the St. Joseph Police Department as they do not have their own lockup.
The majority of the inmates housed in the Tensas Parish Jail are waiting for their trial to start, going through their trial, and inmates who are waiting to be sentenced. There is a handful of inmates that have already been sentenced. The Tensas Parish Jail will only keep inmates if they have a sentence shorter than two years. If an inmate is a sentence to a sentence longer than two years, they will be transferred to a state prison in Louisiana.
Good behavior inmates in the Tensas Parish Jail will have the chance to hold a job inside the facility. This job will come with a small salary where they can use that money to purchase items from the facilities commissary.
Tensas Parish Sheriffs Department / Tensas Parish Jail
|Address:||203 Hancock Street, St. Joseph, Louisiana, 71366|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Tensas Parish Jail
203 Hancock PO Box 138, St. Joseph, LA, 71366
Tensas Parish Jail Prison Information
|Jail Name||Tensas Parish Jail|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||203 Hancock PO Box 138, St. Joseph, LA, 71366|
|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|