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Livingston Parish Detention Center Information
20180 Iowa Street
Livingston, LA 70754
Phone Number: (225) 686-2241
The Livingston Parish Detention Center is located at 20180 Iowa Street in Livingston, LA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you information about anything one might want to know about the Livingston Parish Detention Center, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find Livingston Parish court records, and much more.
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This guide is meant to offer information and advice that you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have specific questions, just ask it in the comment section below, and also any feedback or comments that might be beneficial to other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Livingston Parish Detention Center Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is incarcerated and don’t know how to find them? Do you know somebody who has been arrested and you need to locate them?
In order to see who is in jail at the Livingston Parish Detention Center you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Livingston Parish Detention Center Inmate List is a roster of individuals who are in jail, including status, and times you can visit. You can also get info about anyone booked or discharged in the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can find their inmate information faster if you enter the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Livingston Parish Detention Center Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Livingston Parish Detention Center is made up of these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
You have to answer a bunch of questions, like your legal name, your address, birth date and an emergency contact, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you are released.
They will let you make a phone call so you can call a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, they will let you skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. The discharge process takes between 15 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the faster you can post bail, the quicker you will get discharged from jail. It also depends on whether or not you have a bond amount or if a magistrate must determine the bail amount. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and know the discharge date, you should plan to get discharged that morning.
Livingston Parish Detention Center Visitation
The inmate have to list the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Livingston Parish Detention Center before you can visit. Your visitor’s information will be put in the log as an approved visitor. Each and every visitor will have to provide identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Livingston Parish Detention Center can change, so we suggest that you call the jail at (225) 686-2241 before you go.
|Monday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Tuesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Wednesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Thursday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Friday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Saturday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Sunday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
To visit an inmate at the Livingston Parish Detention Center you have to first have your name on their visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones at Livingston Parish Detention Center, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Persons parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Such visitation is not approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to the inmate, they will have to be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate’s extended family. If the visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not related to the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sending Mail to Inmates
This is what you need to know about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Livingston Parish Detention Center. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Livingston Parish Detention Center is always searched and inspected for contraband that might threaten the security, safety or well-being of the facility, its staff, and inmates. Inmates can only receive metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4″ x 6″ as mail. The writing on the postcard has to be in pencil or blue or black ink. If it has a stamp on it, it will get returned. If you write in green ink, then it will get returned. If you send any other kind of mail will be returned to the sender. If there is no return address on it, then the unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate’s locker until the inmate gets release.
Do not include any of these things in the mail that you send to an inmate: any kind of threat to jail order, any description of the manufacture of weapons, bombs, incendiary devices, or tools for escape; do not encourage or advocate any kind of violence, hate speech, or racial or ethnic supremacy. Inmates are not allowed to write to other inmates.
The mailing address for the Livingston Parish Detention Center is:
Livingston Parish Detention Center
20180 Iowa Street
Livingston, LA 70754
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Livingston Parish Detention Center
20180 Iowa Street
Livingston, LA 70754
The mail policy at the Livingston Parish Detention Center changes often, so we suggest that you double check the official Livingston Parish Detention Center site when send a letter to someone in jail there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Livingston Parish Detention Center. This includes sending money for to spend in the commissary, sending regular mail or photos, sending money for phone calls, and even postcards.
This page covers everthing you need to know about the Livingston Parish Detention Center to help you follow these procedures and guidelines. If you have questions, or there is something that you were looking for, but did not find, please contact us using the contact link in the site menu.
If you have a warrant out for your arrest, you can access arrest warrants inquiry on the Livingston Parish court website or you can call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. You should know that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the Livingston Parish jail, either by phone, go there in person, or check online. An arrest is public record and these records are freely available.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file that contains a docket sheet and all documents and filings filed in the court case. You can access court records on the website, or at the Livingston Parish Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of a person’s criminal background. These state databases are connected and you can track criminal histories from other states. You are able to go to the Livingston Parish Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and if it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for any crimes, which can include, drug Possession, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to someone in jail at the Livingston Parish Detention Center are always changing, so you should visit the Livingston Parish Detention Center website when you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Livingston Parish Detention Center
You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.
Guidelines For Sending Money To An Inmate
Before you send any money you should find out what online money transfer companies the jail your inmate is incarcerated in uses. The exact method that the Livingston Parish Detention Center uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (225) 686-2241 to get the current payment method.
You may be required to be on the inmate’s visitation list in order to send them money, and be aware that they may have a limit on how much you deposit at one time, like $200-300 at a time, or a limit on how much money may be in the inmate’s account at one time.
Some of the money transfer firms being used by various facilities include JPay, MoneyGram, AccessCorrections, OffenderConnect, Touchpayonline, JailATM, WU, smartdeposit, and tigercommissary.
If an inmate has fines or are required to pay restitution then they will be subject to garnishment of their commissary/trust account. If the inmate has a garnishment, then money to pay them will be taken from the inmateâ€™s bank account. In some cases it may be a percentage or the entire amount of the obligation, but the actual percentage depends on the circumstances. We recommend that inmates talk to the counselor at their facility and try to find out. You can also try to make an arrangement so that only a percentage of your commissary funds are taken, instead of all your funds take at one time.
The commissary is the Livingston Parish Detention Center store. Inmates can buy several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably need to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal hygiene products such as soap, shampoo, and disposable razors for shaving. The commissary also sells other things like books and magazines, televisions and radios, playing cards, headphones, MP3 players, and electronic tablets. They also sell everything need to write home to family, friends, and loved ones: paper, envelopes, and stamps. If an inmate is indigent and cannot afford paper and stamps, the jail will provide these things to an inmate who has not had any money in their commissary account for at least 30 days.
Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Livingston Parish Detention Center are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail are usually more costly than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you are disciplined for an infraction, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated altogether.
The Livingston Parish Detention Center phone number is: (225) 686-2241
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all of the phone calls that inmates make are split with the facility, so there is no incentive for the jail or the counselors at the facility to show inmates or their family how to save money on inmate phone calls at the Livingston Parish Detention Center. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following three factors will determine the cost of an inmate phone call: Where you are located; Where your inmate is located, What type of phone number you have.
For example, if your inmate is in federal prison, if you get a new local number then this will decrease your inmate’s phone call rate from $.21 per minute to only $.06 per minute.
For the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails figuring out how to decrease your inmates phone charges is more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you a lot of money on inmate phone calls. There are some circumstances where we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their phone rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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