Search Inmates in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. Results May Include: Arrests, Bookings, Arrest Date, Mugshot, Offender ID, Custody Status, Location of Offender, Aliases.

Ouachita Parish Louisiana Sheriff Overview

Ouachita Parish is located in Northern Louisiana. It was created in 1807 and named after the Ouachita River which runs through the area. The parish seat is Monroe. The zip codes in Ouachita Parish are 71225, 71229, 71238, 71240, 71280, 71281, 71292, 71291, 71201, 71203, 71202, 71210, and 71209.

Sheriff Jay Russell is the chief law enforcement officer in Ouachita Parish. His second-in-command is Chief Deputy Marc Mashaw who oversees the day-to-day operations of the department. Colonel James Purvis heads the Administrative Division of the  Sheriff’s Office. You can get in touch with any of the command staff using the contact details below.

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 400 Saint John St., Monroe, LA 71201

Phone: 318.329.1200

Inmate Search in Ouachita Parish Jail

The Ouachita Correctional Center has an

of inmates currently incarcerated in the facility. To locate an inmate here, you can type the inmate’s name, booking date, booking number, and global subject number in the appropriate search boxes. The search results will show the inmate’s booking photo, full name, status, gender, race, and date of birth. If you wish for more information, you can click on the inmate’s name. The inmate’s file will show his address, booking history, charge details, bond, sentence length, and a copy of the initial arrest report and booking information.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Ouachita Correctional Center are allowed video visitation through the IP Web Visitor© System. Visitors must create a new account before they can schedule a visit. Only visitors on the approved list can visit with the inmate. To learn how it all works and sign up for an account, you can go to

Working at Ouachita Parish Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office offers a Starting Employment Package of $37,088.00 annually. Benefits include, but are not limited to:

-Paid Employee Health Insurance

-Pension Investment

-Deferred Compensation

-Payroll Deductible Supplement Plans

-Extensive Training in each Department

If you are interested in becoming part of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office, you can call 318.329.1200 or visit their Personnel Division at the their floor of the Ouachita Parish Courthouse Annex at 400 Saint John St., Monroe, LA 71201. You can also download the application here.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

An individual who has been found guilty of a sexually motivated crime such as rape, child molestation, and prostitution is classified as a sex offender. The law stipulates that all sex offenders need to be registered in the state and national sex offender databases. These systems are used as tools to monitor the offenders and promote public safety and awareness. To locate sex offenders residing in Ouachita Parish, you can go to

Keep in mind that you may get search results showing last known addresses of offenders. This may be caused by the non-compliance of some offenders with the registration law.

Bail and Bondsman

A defendant is allowed to stay out of jail while awaiting trial if he has posted bail. This is the amount of money assigned by the court to serve as part of the defendant’s guarantee that he will be back in court once the trial begins. If he fails to appear, then his money is forfeited.

A defendant who cannot afford to post bail can get help from a bondsman. A bondsman is a person in the business of signing bonds to help secure the release of pretrial inmates. The fee of a bondsman in Louisiana is 12% and it is non-refundable.

Contact the Ouachita County Public Defender
Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
Name:Ouachita Parish Public Defender
Address:714 Saint John Street, Monroe, Louisiana, 71201
Hours:Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Ouachita County Probation Department
Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
Office:Ouachita Parish Probation Department
Location:300 Saint John Street, Monroe, Louisiana, 71201
Ouachita Parish County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined846
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Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll106
Full time total employees106
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Other operating expendituresnot applicable
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Year of original constructionnot applicable
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Address: Ouachita Parish Correctional Facility MONROE LA 71202

Ouachita Parish Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201671,851
Number Employed Annual Average, 201667,480
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20164,371
Unemployment Rate, 20166.1
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201538,453
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Ouachita Parish Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201434,836
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201523.0
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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