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

Vermilion Parish Louisiana Sheriff Overview

Vermilion Parish is located in the southern end of Louisiana. It was created in 1844 and named after the Vermilion River that runs through the parish. The parish seat is Abbeville. The zip codes in Vermilion Parish are 70555, 70575, 70533, 70542, 70510, 70511, and 70548.

The chief law enforcement officer in Vermilion Parish is Sheriff Michael A. Couvillon. You can reach him at (337) 898-4409. Colonel Kirk Frith serves as Chief Deputy of the Sheriff’s Office. He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the entire department. You can reach him at (337) 898-4428.

Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 101 South State Street, Abbeville, LA 70510

Phone: (337) 893-0871, (337) 643-1777

Fax: (337) 740-4510

Inmate Search in Vermilion Parish Jail

The Vermilion Parish Jail maintains an

of inmates currently incarcerated in the facility. To locate an inmate here, you can type in the inmate’s first name and/or last name in the search box. You can also search according to the inmate’s CCN. Another option is to just view the recent bookings. Each inmate’s record shows his booking photo, his full name, physical description, date of birth, CCN, booking date, and arrest date. Clicking the “More Info” button will allow you to view the following information: inmate’s home address, prison mail address, cell block, charges, and bond.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Vermilion Parish Detention Center are allowed to visit with family and friends. All visitors 15 years old and above must show a valid photo ID when signing in. All visitors are subject to being searched. Personal belongings such as bags, phones, tablets, cameras, caps, hats, etc. are not allowed inside the facility. All visitors are expected to follow the facility’s dress code. Visitors wearing see-through blouses, short shorts, mini skirts, tank tops, etc. will not be permitted inside the visitation area. To learn the visiting hours for this facility, you can call (337) 898-4428 or (337) 898-4424.

To send mail to an inmate, you can check the inmate’s file in the jail’s online database to get their mailing address and CCN.

To send funds to an inmate’s commissary account, you can go to or mail a money order with the inmate’s name and ID to the following address:

Inmate Name

14202 Allen Bares Jr. Dr

Abbeville, LA 70510

Cash can be deposited in the kiosk at the jail. Checks will not be accepted.

Working at Vermilion Parish Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

At the Vermilion Parish Detention Center, a Corrections Officer has the potential to earn an annual salary of $32,100. After a year with the Sheriff’s Office, the officer can be eligible for the $6000 per year state supplemental pay as long as he is POST-certified. A Corrections Officer is responsible for booking inmates, supervising inmate activities, implementing rules, and maintaining records.

A Corrections Officer works a 12-hour shift, enjoying a 3-day weekend every other weekend and time off during the week equating to working approximately half the month. In addition, he/she is require to work both day and night shifts. You must also be at least 18 years old, a US citizen, a high school graduate (or GED equivalent), free of felony charges, and have a valid driver’s license. If you wish to apply for this position, you can download the application here. Once you complete it, you can drop it off at the Sheriff’s Office at 710 Holder Rd. Farmerville, LA 71241.

To apply for this position with the Vermilion Parish Detention Center, you can get an application form at the Sheriff’s Office.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

According to the law, sex offenders must have their information entered into the state and national sex offender registries. These databases are utilized to help local law enforcement keep track of the offenders as well as to increase public safety. Individuals who have been found guilty of a sexually motivated crime such as rape, prostitution, and child pornography are considered sex offenders. Go to

to learn if there are any sex offenders near your neighborhood in Vermilion Parish. Please take into account that some offenders may not follow the registration law. As such, you may get search results that only show last known addresses of offenders.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the money that is given to the court in exchange for releasing a pretrial inmate while the trial is still pending. The money is used to guarantee that the defendant will return for all his scheduled court appearances. If he fails to meet all his court obligations, he loses the money.

A bondsman can be hired if the defendant (or his family) is unable to get the bond money on their own. The bondsman typically charges 12% of the bail amount as his non-refundable fee. Once hired, he signs a bond to secure the release of the defendant. The bond needs to be paid by the bondsman in full if the defendant fails to appear before the court as promised.

Contact the Vermilion 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:Vermillion Parish Public Defender
Address:202 Charity Street, Abbeville, Louisiana, 70510
Hours:Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Vermilion 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:Vermilion Parish Probation Department
Location:101 South State Street, Abbeville, Louisiana, 70510
Vermilion Parish County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined149
Avg Daily Population138
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll32
Full time total employees35
Total salaries and wages1109968
Other operating expenditures137034
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etc91683
Year of original construction1981
Year of major renovation1987
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: P.O. BOX 307 ABBEVILLE LA 70510

Vermilion Parish Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201624,573
Number Employed Annual Average, 201622,693
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,880
Unemployment Rate, 20167.7
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201546,807
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Vermilion Parish Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201410,726
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201518.1
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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