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East Carroll Parish Louisiana Sheriff Overview

East Carroll Parish is located in the northeastern tip of Louisiana. It was established in 1877 and named in honor of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Maryland who was the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence. The parish seat is Lake Providence. The zip codes in East Carroll Parish are 71254 and 71286.

Sheriff Wydette Williams is the chief law enforcement officer in East Carroll Parish. You can reach him at (318) 559-2800. The Chief Civil Deputy in the Sheriff’s Office is Shirley Fairchild. You can reach her at (318) 559-2071. Johnny Hedgemon and Edward Knight serves as Wardens of the River Bend Detention Center. You can reach them at 318.559.5980.

East Carroll Parish Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 400 First St., Lake Providence, La 71254

Phone: (318) 559-2800

Fax: (318) 559-3116

Inmate Search in East Carroll Parish Jail

The River Bend Detention Center in East Carroll Parish does not maintain an online database of inmates currently housed in the facility. If you wish to locate an inmate here, you can call 318.559.5980 or send a fax at 318.559.5983. The facility has an operational capacity of 1340 inmates. It currently houses offenders for the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections as well as pre-conviction offenders for local parish and municipal agencies.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the River Bend Detention Center is allowed video visitation. All video visitation visits will be conducted at the female facility for both male and female inmates. Family and friends can register an account with Securus Technologies  here.

Onsite visitation hours are as follows:

Tuesday: 8:00 am – 3:40 pm

Wednesday: 8:00 am – 3:40 pm

At-home visits are allowed any day of the week between the hours of 8am and 11pm.

Family and friends can send funds to an inmate by visiting

Working at East Carroll Parish Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

A correctional officer in East Carroll Parish may be offered a starting salary of $32,100 a year with the possibility of gaining a $6000 State Supplemental pay after the first year as long as he/she is post-certified. The benefits offered by the Sheriff’s Office include paid employee health insurance, pension investment, paid vacation, paid sick leave, and extensive training.

The main responsibility of a correctional officer is to maintain custody, care, and control of all inmates in the facility. This includes monitoring inmate activities, conducting inspections for contraband materials, and initiating disciplinary reports.

The basic requirements for becoming a correctional officer are as follows:

– must be 18 years of age or above

– must be a US citizen

– must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent

– must possess a valid driver’s license

– must not have felony charges

If you are interested in becoming part of the River Bend Detention Center team, you can pick up an application form in the Sheriff’s Office at on the first floor of the East Carroll Courthouse at 400 First St. or the Sheriff Annex building located at 301 First St., Lake Providence, La 71254.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

A sex offender is a person who was convicted for a crime involving sexual conduct such as rape, prostitution, and child pornography. The law requires this type of offender to submit his/her information to the state and national sex offender registries to enable law enforcement to monitor their movements in the interest of public safety. If you wish to locate sex offenders living in East Carroll Parish, you can visit

Bear in mind that you may encounter records containing last known addresses of offenders but no current ones. This is due to some offenders who fail to submit changes to their information.

Bail and Bondsman

In East Carroll Parish, a defendant can pledge money with the court to gain freedom from custody while awaiting trial. This is called bail. When the trial starts and the defendant fails to appear, then he or she loses the money.

If the defendant is unable to post bail for financial reasons, a bondsman can be hired to secure his release. For 10% of the bond amount, he will sign the bond with the court and be held responsible if the defendant skips bail.

East Carroll Parish County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined1128
Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll200
Full time total employees200
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable


East Carroll Parish Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20162,150
Number Employed Annual Average, 20161,898
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016252
Unemployment Rate, 201611.7
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201526,325
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
East Carroll Parish Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20142,708
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201543.5
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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