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Natchitoches Parish Corrections Information
220 Church Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Phone Number: (318) 352-6432
The Natchitoches Parish Corrections is located at 220 Church Street in Natchitoches, LA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Department.This guide will tell you all the information about anything one might want to know about the Natchitoches Parish Corrections, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and lots more.
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This guide is designed to give you all the information and advice that you need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have specific questions, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any comments or tips that would be a benefit to other people in the same situation is welcome.
Natchitoches Parish Corrections Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that has gone to jail and need to find out where they are? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you need to find them?
To see who’s in jail at the Natchitoches Parish Corrections you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Natchitoches Parish Corrections Inmate Locator is a roster of people who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes status, and times you can visit. You can get information on anybody arrested and processed or released in the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You can locate the information more quickly if you’ve got the arrestee’s full name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Natchitoches Parish Corrections Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Natchitoches Parish Corrections takes you through each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first step is that you will answer a number of questions, such as your legal name, street address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will be allowed to use the telephone to talk to family, friends, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might get to wear your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged will take from 15 minutes to all day. In other words the quicker bail is posted, the faster you will get released. Also, it can depend on if you have a cash bond or if the magistrate must decide on the bail amount. For minor offenses, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and are given a date of your release, you should expect to get discharged that morning.
Natchitoches Parish Corrections Visitation
To have visitors, you have to list each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Natchitoches Parish Corrections in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s names will go into the visitors log for the inmate. Every visitor will have to provide a photo ID when visiting. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Natchitoches Parish Corrections are always changing, so call the official Natchitoches Parish Corrections at (318) 352-6432 before you go to visitation.
|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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Natchitoches Parish Corrections you have to first be added to the inmate’s visitation list.
Make 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 phones are allowed at Natchitoches Parish Corrections, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone currently on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sending Mail to Inmates
This is what you need to know in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Natchitoches Parish Corrections. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Natchitoches Parish Corrections 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 Natchitoches Parish Corrections is:
Natchitoches Parish Corrections
220 Church Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Natchitoches Parish Corrections
220 Church Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
The inmate mail policy at the Natchitoches Parish Corrections changes often, so be sure to review the official website when you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Natchitoches Parish Corrections. 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 Natchitoches Parish Corrections 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 an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Natchitoches Parish jail website or you are able to call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. Keep in mind 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 name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Natchitoches Parish jail, on the phone, go there in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a court case file containing a docket sheet and any filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access your court records on the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of people’s criminal background. These databases are linked together so you can track criminal convictions from any other state. You can go to courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you can get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for driving under the influence (DUI), drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to Natchitoches Parish Corrections inmates can change at any time, so you should review the Natchitoches Parish Corrections site before you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Natchitoches Parish Corrections
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 Natchitoches Parish Corrections uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (318) 352-6432 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 Natchitoches Parish Corrections store. You can purchase different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably want to buy things from the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can buy if they have money in their account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal hygiene products including 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
The only phone calls that Natchitoches Parish Corrections inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are generally more expensive than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the jail rules, phone calls might get reduced or forbidden completely.
The Natchitoches Parish Corrections phone number is: (318) 352-6432
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 from all phone calls that inmates make are shared 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 Natchitoches Parish Corrections. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. These three factors will determine how much an inmate phone call will cost: 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 lower your inmates phone charges is more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we will not 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 call rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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