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Bienville Parish Louisiana Sheriff Overview

Bienville Parish is located in Northern Louisiana. It was established in 1848 and named after Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, a French Canadian explorer who also served as governor of French Louisiana. The parish seat is Arcadia. The zip codes in Bienville Parish are 71068, 71268, 71028, 71080, 71045, 71251, 71008, and 71016.

Sheriff John E. Ballance is the highest ranking law enforcement officer in Bienville Parish. You can reach him at [email protected]. Randy Price, Jr. serves as the Chief Criminal Deputy in the Sheriff’s Office while Cheryl Nailes is the Chief Civil Deputy and Financial Officer. The Parish Prison Warden is Danny Driskill. You can reach any of the command staff by calling 318-263-2215.

Bienville Parish Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 100 Courthouse Drive, Arcadia, LA 71001

Phone: 318-263-2215

Fax:  318-263-7418

Inmate Search in Bienville Parish Jail

The list of inmates currently incarcerated in the Bienville Parish Jail can be found here.To locate an inmate at this facility, you can click on the first letter of the inmate’s last name to filter the list. Each inmate is listed with the following information: complete name, date of birth, race, gender, and arrest date. If you wish for further information regarding a particular inmate, you can call the Sheriff’s Office at 318-263-2215.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Bienville Parish Jail are encouraged to keep in touch with family and friends through visitation. All visitors must possess a valid picture ID and present it each time they visit. Minors must be in the company of a parent or legal guardian. All visitors may be subject to a search. Bags, purses, cellphones, and other personal items may not be allowed inside the visitation area. The jail staff will strictly enforce the facility’s dress code. Anyone deemed inappropriately dressed will not be allowed entry. If you want to learn the visiting hours for this jail, you can call the Sheriff’s Office at 318-263-2215.

Working at Bienville Parish Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

In Bienville Parish, an entry level correctional officer can be paid an annual salary of $32,100. A $6,000 State Supplemental pay may be added after employment of one year and P.O.S.T. certification. A correctional officer is responsible for the care and custody of inmates inside the Bienville Parish Jail. Some of his duties include supervising inmate activities and conducting cell inspection.

To apply for this position, you must be at least 18 years old, a high school graduate (or equivalent), a US citizen, and a resident of Bienville Parish. You may also be required to possess a valid driver’s license.

To inquire about any openings with the Bienville Parish Jail, you can call the Sheriff’s Office at 318-263-2215.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law mandates that all sex offenders must report any changes in their information to local law enforcement so that it may be recorded in the state and national sex offender registries. A person is classified as a sex offender if he or she is found guilty of a crime involving sex such as prostitution, child molestation, and rape. Everyone is allowed access to

if they wish to locate sex offenders in Bienville Parish. Just bear in mind that you may get search results showing last known addresses of offenders instead of current ones. This may be the result of some offenders failing to comply with the registration law.

Bail and Bondsman

A person charged with an illegal offense in Bienville Parish is allowed to secure his temporary release from custody as long as he is able to post bail. Bail is the amount of money that lodged with the court as part of the defendant’s guarantee to return once the trial starts. If he misses a court appearance, he loses the money.

If the bail amount is too expensive for a defendant, he can pay 10% of the bond amount to a bondsman instead. Once hired, the bondsman can secure the defendant’s release and take responsibility for paying the entire bond if the defendant skips bail. Take note that the bondsman’s fee is non-refundable.

Bienville Parish County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Bienville Parish Probation Department
Location:1721 Military Road, Ringgold, Louisiana, 71068
Bienville County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined50
Avg Daily Population50
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll5
Full time total employees5
Total salaries and wages120000
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costs75000
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1950
Year of major renovation1986
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: P.O. BOX 328 ARCADIA LA 71001

Bienville Parish Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20165,675
Number Employed Annual Average, 20165,238
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016437
Unemployment Rate, 20167.7
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201534,565
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Bienville Parish Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20143,415
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201525.4
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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