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Lincoln Parish Louisiana Sheriff Overview

Lincoln Parish is located in Northern Louisiana. It was established in 1873 and named in honor of Abraham Lincoln. The parish seat is Ruston. The zip codes in Lincoln Parish are 71001, 71272, 71245, 71270, 71227, 71275, 71273, and 71235.

Sheriff Mike Stone is the head law enforcement officer in Lincoln Parish. You can get in touch with him via email at  [email protected]. The Commander of the Investigatons & Patrol Divisions is Major Chad Alexander. You can email him at [email protected]. The Narcotics Division is headed by Major Stephem Williams. His email is [email protected]. The Corrections Division Commander is Jim Tuten. You can reach him at [email protected].

Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 161 Road Camp Road, Ruston, LA 71270

Phone: 318.251.5111

Fax: 318.251.6478

Inmate Search in Lincoln Parish Jail

The Lincoln Parish Jail has a list of inmates currently housed in the facility that can be accessed by the public

The list is arranged according to the booking date and time, with the most recent booking on top of the list. You can search the list by typing in the name of the inmate you are looking for. Each inmate’s file contains his/her booking photo, complete name, booking date and time, booking number, arresting agency, race, sex, offenses, and bond amount.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Lincoln Parish Jail are encouraged to maintain contact with family and friends through visitation. A valid photo ID must be presented to jail staff upon entry whenever you visit. A parent or legal guardian must accompany any minor visitors. All visitors are subject to being searched. With the exception of car keys and the ID, all personal belongings must be left inside the vehicle. All visitors are required to adhere to the dress code; revealing clothing such as bare midriffs, see through clothes, and short shorts will not be allowed inside the facility. To learn the visiting hours of a particular inmate, you can call (318) 255-4440.

To send funds to an inmate, you can go online here.

Working at Lincoln Parish Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

An entry level Corrections Officer in Lincoln Parish can earn a yearly salary of $32,100. An additional yearly $6,000 State Supplemental pay are given to those with  P.O.S.T. certification. As a Corrections Officer, you will be responsible for supervising inmate activities, booking inmates, ensuring inmate safety and security, and inspecting cell blocks.

The minimum requirements for this position are:

  • At least 18 years old
  • US Citizen
  • Posses a valid Driver’s License
  • No felony charges
  • A high school graduate (or its equivalent)

You can download the application here. If you have any questions regarding hiring process of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, you can call 318.251.5111.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

A person is considered a sex offender if he or she is convicted of a sexually motivated crime such as rape, child pornography, and prostitution. All sex offenders are required by law to update local law enforcement regarding any changes in their information. These changes need to be recorded in the state and national sex offender registries to help increase public safety. Go to  

if you want to locate sex offenders residing in Lincoln Parish. Take note that you may view entries that only contain last known addresses instead of current ones. Some offenders do not follow the registration law.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the money pledged to the court so that a defendant remain free while his trial hasn’t started. This helps ensure that the defendant will appear before the court once the trial commences. If he misses a court date, he forfeits the money.

A bondsman is a person who is in the business of helping defendants secure their release by posting bail on their behalf. This is a good option for those who cannot afford the bail set by the court. The fee of a bondsman is 12% of the bond amount. This cannot be refunded no matter what the outcome of the trial is.

Lincoln 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:Lincoln Parish Probation Department
Location:100 West Texas Avenue, Ruston, Louisiana, 71270
Lincoln Parish County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined97
Avg Daily Population103
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll27
Full time total employees27
Total salaries and wages733981
Other operating expenditures447039
Total construction costs0
Equipment, furnishings, etc0
Year of original construction1981
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Lincoln Parish Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201620,576
Number Employed Annual Average, 201619,234
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,342
Unemployment Rate, 20166.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201538,118
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Lincoln Parish Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201410,965
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201525.5
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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