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Evangeline Parish Jail, LA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: April 17, 2023
Evangeline Parish Jail
Location 200 Court Street, Ville Platte, LA, 70586
Official Website

About the Jail

The Evangeline Parish Jail is a maximum security correctional facility for adult criminals in Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish County, Louisiana. This Evangeline Parish County facility has been operating since 1985 and is located at 200 Court Street, Ville Platte, LA, 70586. Today, it has a capacity to house approximately 156 detainees. The monthly average of total bookings in the Evangeline Parish County detention center is 61.

The Evangeline Parish County facility typically houses adult Evangeline Parish County detainees of all races from Evangeline Parish County and sometimes from surrounding locations. It houses Evangeline Parish County inmates awaiting trial, sentencing, or bond and Evangeline Parish County criminals serving short-term sentences, usually less than a year. Most offenders serving time in this Evangeline Parish County correctional facility are those convicted of less serious crimes, such as misdemeanor offenses. Those convicted of severe felonies after trial are transferred to Louisiana state or federal correction facilities.

The Evangeline Parish Sheriffs Department website operates and manages the Evangeline Parish Jail. More than 25 staff members are tasked with the facility’s daily operations. Evangeline Parish County facility provides safety and security for the inmates and visitors at the detention facility.

In a typical year, this jail uses more than 439 inmates in its in-office work details to administer its kitchen, laundry, and other activities.

Evangeline Parish Jail Inmate Search

If you believe someone you know or a loved one is in Evangeline Parish County detention facility, the first place to begin your search is on the Evangeline Parish Sheriffs Department’s website. This Evangeline Parish Sheriffs Department allows you to start an detainee search using their search tool. This inmate search system is updated immediately after each perpetrator is booked into the correction facility.

To search, this site requires you to provide the following data about the detainee:

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Subject Number
  • Booking Number

If you cannot find your imprisoned loved one in this database, you should call the Evangeline Parish Sheriffs Department and inquire. You can contact the Evangeline Parish County detention facility at 337-363-6664. Remember, the jail staff will typically ask you to give the perpetrator’s full name, age, gender, race, or physical description.

Evangeline Parish Jail — General Information

Facility Name Evangeline Parish Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 200 Court Street, Ville Platte, LA, 70586
Facility Type Adult
City Ville Platte
Postal Code 70586
State Louisiana
County Evangeline Parish County
Official Website

Evangeline Parish Sheriffs Department

Address 200 Court Street, Ville Platte, Louisiana, 70586
Phone 337-363-2161

Visiting Hours

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
Sunday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


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