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Updated on: July 21, 2020
Tensas Parish Detention Center
318-749-5810
8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375

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The Tensas Parish Detention Center is in Waterproof, Louisiana.

First and foremost, the Tensas Parish County Sheriff’s Department is the agency that is responsible for maintaining and managing the Tensas Parish Detention Center.

Inmates in the Tensas Parish Detention Center are either going through their trial or the inmates have already been sentenced and they are serving out their time. Inmates in the Tensas Parish Detention Center can either be adult male or adult females who were given less than 2 years on their sentences.

The Tensas Parish Detention Center receives new inmates daily. Inmates also are released from the Tensas Parish Detention Center on a regular basis since this facility keeps inmates who have just been arrested or inmates who are going through their trials.

There are select inmates in the Tensas Parish Detention Center that can have a work assignment. These work assignments are jobs within the four walls of the facility. Inmates can either be an orderly, laundry attendant, or kitchen staff member. Inmates who have a work assignment will be paid a small salary. They can use this small salary in the commissary.

Tensas Parish Detention Center — General Information

Tensas Parish Detention Center, County Jail.
Adult.
8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375
318-749-5810

Tensas Parish Sheriffs Department / Tensas Parish Jail

Address: 203 Hancock Street, St. Joseph, Louisiana, 71366

Phone: 318-766-3961

The Tensas Parish Detention Center does not have their inmate roster made available to the public. So, if you are looking for information on an inmate that you think is in the Tensas Parish Detention Center, you will need to contact the Tensas Parish Detention Center.

You can also get in touch with the Tensas Parish County Sheriff’s Department as well to get the latest information on an inmate who is in the custody of the Tensas Parish Detention Center.

Before calling you should have the inmate’s name along with their date of birth handy, to make it easier for the officer to help you locate who you are looking for.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Inmates can also receive letters from their loved ones while they are in the custody of the Tensas Parish Detention Center.

You will need to mail them to the following address:

Inmates Name/Jail ID number

Cell Housing Number

Tensas Parish Detention Center

8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375

Sending Money

Inmates in the Tensas Parish Detention Center will need money whether it is to purchase items from the commissary or pay for their court fees.

You can come on down to the Tensas Parish Detention Center to use the kiosk located in the facilities lobby to deposit money. The kiosk takes cash, credit, and debit card payments.

If you do not live local to the Tensas Parish Detention Center, you can call 318-749-5810 and you can make a credit card or debit card payment over the phone into the inmate’s account.

You can also use GTL’s Connect Network website to make payments as well. You will need to create an account to deposit money.

If you are old-fashioned, you can send a money order through the mail. You will need to make the money order payable to the Tensas Parish Detention Center Commissary. You will need to also put the gallery number, inmate’s name, date of birth, and cell housing unit on the money order as well.

You will then need to mail this money order to the following address:

Inmate Account Manager

Inmate’s Name/Gallery number

Cell Housing Number

Tensas Parish Detention Center

8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375

Phone calls

The Tensas Parish Detention Center allows inmates to make collect calls to their loved ones back home. These calls will be monitored and recorded. You will not be permitted to use any of your phone features such as call waiting, call forwarding, or three-way calling.

All calls will be limited to 15-minutes. This is to allow all inmate the chance to use the telephones, if they choose to.

Visitation

For you to visit an inmate in the Tensas Parish Detention Center, you will need to schedule an appointment. To schedule an appointment, you will need to call 318-749-5810. You can schedule an appointment between 10:30 am to 3:30 pm, seven days a week.

You should know that inmates are only permitted to having two visits every calendar month. In your party, you can only have one child visit at a time.

You will need to have a government-issued identification card with you and your children’s birth certificates.

If you must cancel your visitation appointment, you will need to do so at least two hours in advance. If you fail to show up two times in a calendar month or 3 times in a row, you may lose your privilege to visit at the Tensas Parish Detention Center.

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:

Directions

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