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Updated on: September 4, 2020
Orleans Parish Prison
504-827-8810
531 South Broad Street, New Orleans, LA, 70119
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10The Orleans Parish Prison is operated and managed by the Orleans Parish County Sheriff’s Department.

The Orleans Parish Prison is home to inmates who have been arrested throughout the county. However, the Orleans Parish Prison does not only house inmates who have been arrested and are currently going through the judicial system, but they also house inmates who have already been sentenced and serving out their time.

The Orleans Parish Prison houses both adult male and adult female offenders. All offenders in the Orleans Parish Prison are over the age of 18.

Orleans Parish Prison — General Information

Orleans Parish Prison, County Jail.
Adult.
531 South Broad Street, New Orleans, LA, 70119
http://www.opcso.org/
504-827-8810

Orleans Parish Civil Sheriffs Office

Address: 421 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112

Phone: 504-523-6143

Locating an inmate in the Orleans Parish Prison is no easy feat. The agency responsible for keeping records of all inmates in the Orleans Parish Prison is the Orleans Parish County Sheriff’s Department.

However, unlike other sheriff’s departments, the Orleans Parish County Sheriff’s Department does not have their inmate roster available on the web.

If you need information on an inmate who is currently sitting in the Orleans Parish Prison, you will need to contact the Orleans Parish Prison directly or you can also get in touch with the Orleans Parish County Sheriff’s Office as well. Please have the inmate full name along with their date of birth prior to calling.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Inmates love receiving letters from their family and friends. You are permitted to send an inmate in the Orleans Parish Prison a letter.

You should keep in mind that all letters will be thoroughly searched prior to being given to the inmate.

Your letter should never contain any of the following:

  • Usage of Crayons

  • Added stamps, paper, or envelopes

  • Stickers

  • Drawings

  • Perfume or Cologne

  • Staples

  • Glitter

You should also put your return address on every piece of mail that you send to an inmate in the Orleans Parish Prison.

Sending Money

Inmates in the Orleans Parish Prison will need funds to purchase items from the commissary. In order to deliver funds to an inmate, you can bring a money order directly down to the Orleans Parish Prison lobby.

You will need to ensure on the money order you have the inmates full name on it as well.

The staff member will collect the money order from you and the funds will be deposited into the inmates account within one to three days.

If you do not live close to the Orleans Parish Prison, you can always send the money order in the mail.

Phone calls

If you are having withdrawals from not talking to an inmate, you will continue the waiting game. Inmates cannot receive calls and/or messages from their loved ones back home.

You will be required to wait for the inmate to contact you. Inmates will have use of the phone daily if they display good behavior and the facility is not in lockdown.

All calls coming from the Orleans Parish Prison will be collect calls. To ensure you will receive these collect calls, you will need to have a landline.

Visitation

Visitation at the Orleans Parish Prison is held Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am to 6 pm.

All visits will be no-contact visits. You and your visitor party will not be permitted to touch the inmates. The inmate will be on the opposite side of a glass partition.

To visit an inmate, you will need to present your government-issued identification card such as a driver’s license. Juveniles under the age of 16 will always be required to be accompanied by an adult. They will not be permitted to visit an inmate alone.

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
Holiday:

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