Tensas Parish Jail, LA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: April 22, 2020
Tensas Parish Jail
  • 203 Hancock PO Box 138, St. Joseph, LA, 71366
  • 318-766-3961

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In 2007, the facility went under a big expansion that went from being able to hold up to 585 inmates at once to what they can house now. This was due to the need for meeting city life.

The Tensas Parish Jail employs over 150 staff members.

The Tensas Parish Jail comes equipped with an operational infirmary that has two part-time nurses, three full-time nurses, and a part-time doctor.

The Tensas Parish Jail also has a fully operational kitchen where all meals are prepared daily.

Tensas Parish Jail - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Tensas Parish Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    203 Hancock PO Box 138, St. Joseph, LA, 71366

  • Phone

    318-766-3961

  • City

    St. Joseph

  • Postal Code

    71366

  • State

    Louisiana

  • Country

    Tensas Parish County

  • Facility Name

    Tensas Parish Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    203 Hancock PO Box 138, St. Joseph, LA, 71366

  • Phone

    318-766-3961

  • Country

    Tensas Parish County

  • City

    St. Joseph

  • Postal Code

    71366

  • State

    Louisiana

Tensas Parish Sheriffs Department / Tensas Parish Jail

  • Address

    203 Hancock Street, St. Joseph, Louisiana, 71366

  • Phone

    318-766-3961

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Trying to locate information on an inmate who is currently behind bars in the Tensas Parish Jail? Do not know where to begin your search?

You can, of course, contact the Tensas Parish Jail directly, but if you do not want to sit on the phone and be transferred through department and department you can find information on inmates directly from your computer or your smartphone.

The inmate roster is available to you on the Tensas Parish County official website. You can search the roster by the inmate's full name. You will not need any further pieces of information.

Send a Mail/Package

Inmates in the Tensas Parish Jail can receive magazines, books, newspapers, and even letters from their friends and family.

However, you will need to keep in mind if you plan on sending magazines, books, and newspapers, you will need to send them directly from the publisher. You can do so by using sites such as Amazon. All books are required to be paperback books and new ones. You cannot send hardback books or any books that are used.

If you plan on writing letters to inmates, you will need to always have a return address on every piece of mail you send. Also, you will want to refrain from using any of the following things:

  • Staples

  • Glitter

  • Paper Clips

  • Usage of Crayons

  • Drawings

  • Incriminating Discussions

To send a letter to an inmate in the Tensas Parish Jail, please make the envelope out to the following address:

Tensas Parish County Law Enforcement Center

Attention Inmate: {inmate Full Name]

203 Hancock
PO Box 138, St. Joseph, LA, 71366

Sending Money

If an inmate requests you to send them funds to their commissary account, you can do so without leaving the comfort of your own home.

The Tensas Parish Jail uses JPay for their money depositing needs. You can deposit funds into an inmates account from their online site, over the phone, or you can go in person.

Keep in mind that it can take up to 3 business days before the money is deposited into the inmate's account at the Tensas Parish Jail, But the funds are typically in there the same day as you deposited them.

Phone Calls

The Tensas Parish Jail allows inmates to use the telephone daily. Inmates will only be allowed to have 15-minute phone conversations. Inmates will be required to call collect.

In order to get a collect call from an inmate in the Tensas Parish Jail, you will need to have a landline. Cell phones cannot receive collect calls.

Also, you will need to keep in mind that when you choose to connect to a collect call from an inmate in the Tensas Parish Jail, you will be responsible for paying any and all fees that come along with the phone call.

Tensas Parish Jail staff will be listening in to every phone call made from the facility. They have the right to disconnect any call they see fit.

Visitation Rules

To visit an inmate in the Tensas Parish Jail, you will need to contact the facility directly to set up a visitation time.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Sunday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

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