Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports

Orleans Parish Prison, LA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: April 4, 2023
Orleans Parish Prison
Location 531 South Broad Street, New Orleans, LA, 70119
Official Website

About the Jail

The Orleans Parish Prison is a minimum security correctional facility for adult detainees in New Orleans, Orleans Parish County, Louisiana. This Orleans Parish County jail has been operating since 1986 and is located at 531 South Broad Street, New Orleans, LA, 70119. Today, it has a capacity to house approximately 144 offenders. The monthly average of total bookings in the Orleans Parish County correction facility is 86.

The Orleans Parish County detention center typically houses adult Orleans Parish County detainees of all races from Orleans Parish County and sometimes from surrounding locations. It houses Orleans Parish County offenders awaiting trial, sentencing, or bond and Orleans Parish County offenders serving short-term sentences, usually less than a year. Most detainees serving time in this Orleans 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 detention centers.

The Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriffs Office website operates and manages the Orleans Parish Prison. More than 35 staff members are tasked with the facility’s daily operations. Orleans Parish County jail provides safety and security for the detainees and visitors at the correction facility.

In a typical year, this facility uses more than 581 detainees in its in-office work details to administer its kitchen, laundry, and other activities.

Orleans Parish Prison Inmate Search

If you believe someone you know or a loved one is in Orleans Parish County facility, the first place to begin your search is on the Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriffs Office’s website. This Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriffs Office allows you to start an detainee search using their lookup tool. This inmate search system is updated immediately after each offender is booked into the detention 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 locate your held in custody loved one in this database, you should call the Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriffs Office and ask. You can contact the Orleans Parish County facility at 504-827-8810. Remember, the jail staff will typically require you to give the perpetrator’s full name, age, gender, race, or physical description.

Orleans Parish Prison — General Information

Facility Name Orleans Parish Prison
Facility Type County Jail
Address 531 South Broad Street, New Orleans, LA, 70119
Telephone Carrier Securus Tech
Facility Type Adult
City New Orleans
Postal Code 70119
State Louisiana
County Orleans Parish County
Official Website

Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriffs Office

Address 2800 Gravier Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70119
Phone 504-827-8501
Website website

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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.