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Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP), Angola, Louisiana Overview

Louisiana State Penitentiary is a state prison in Angola, Louisiana, United States. It is operated by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. The facility was opened in 1901. This prison can incarcerate 6,300 adult male offenders of maximum custody levels.

Capacity: 6,300

Staffing:

Warden:
Darrel Vannoy
Louisiana State Penitentiary
17544 Tunica Trace
Angola, 70712
Phone: (225)-655-4411

Visitation Hours:

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 6:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Visitation Policies:

  1. Visiting List: In order to visit a person in prison, the visitor must be on the person’s approved visiting list. The imprisoned person has been given information on how to add someone to their visiting list.
  2. Searches: All visitors, including minors, are subject to searches of their property, automobile and person. These searches shall be conducted by trained staff in a professional manner. Visitors shall be subject to additional searches using metal detectors and ion scanning equipment.
  3. Registration: Visitors must register with staff prior to entering the visiting area.
  4. Identification: All visitors who are 18 years old or older shall be required to show a picture identification each time they visit. The forms of identification accepted by the DPS&C are: valid driver’s license from the state of residence, valid state photo identification card from the state of residence, valid military photo identification card, and valid passport
  5. Children: Visitors under the age of 18 years of age must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian at all times while on facility grounds.
  6. Dress standards: Visitors shall wear clothing that poses no threat to the security or maintenance of order at the facility. The following standards are to be met: clothing that is similar in appearance to the clothing worn by imprisoned people is prohibited, clothing that is similar in appearance to the clothing worn by correctional officers, i.e. camouflage, etc. is prohibited, sheer or transparent clothing is not permitted, swim suits are not permitted, skirts, shorts, and dresses must be no shorter than three inches above the kneecap and not have deep or revealing slits, etc.
  7. Items not permitted: Visitors shall not be permitted to possess or carry the following items into the visiting area: controlled substances, alcoholic beverages, marijuana, tobacco and tobacco related items, cameras, video, and audio recording equipment and electronic devices, including but not limited to cellular telephones, pagers, tape recorders, etc.
  8. Medication: Only prescribed medication that is life-saving or life-sustaining, such as nitroglycerine pills, inhalers, oxygen, etc., shall be permitted.
  9. Money: Visitors shall not give any money to an imprisoned person. All state correctional facilities utilize JPAY for money deposits to people in prison. JPAY allows family members and friends to make a deposit to an person in prison’s account in a number of ways via U.S. mail, internet, telephone, kiosks at the correctional facility, and Moneygram locations.
  10. Contact between people in prison and visitors: People in prison who have contact visits may embrace (hug) and exchange a brief kiss, to indicate fondness, not a lingering kiss, with their visitor at beginning and end of the visit.
  11. Restrictions on visits with minors: People in prison who have a current or prior conviction for a sex crime involving a minor child family member, or who have a documented history of sex abuse with a minor child family member, are ineligible to visit with any minor child, including their own biological or step-child.
  12. Generally prohibited: The giving or receiving of any item(s) to/from a person in prison without the prior approval of staff is prohibited.
  13. Public transportation: Some DPS&C facilities have public transportation available to the facility. Information is provided at the facility to the people in prison if public transportation is available.
  14. Termination of visits: The warden of the facility or staff designated by the warden may terminate a visit at any time if they believe that ending the visit is in the best interest of the safety and security of the facility or the persons involved.

Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmate Name, ID Number
Louisiana State Penitentiary
General Delivery
Angola, LA 70712

Address:
Louisiana State Penitentiary
17544 Tunica Trace
Angola, 70712
Phone: (225)-655-4411

Mailing Address:
17544 Tunica Trace,
Angola, LA 70712

Security Level: Maximum
Type(s) of offenders: Adult Men

Send Money to an Inmate:

Funds to inmates in prison can be sent in the following ways:

Mail:
Family and friends may continue to send money orders via mail. There is no charge for sending money orders via mail. JPay requires a JPay deposit slip to accompany the money order. This deposit is mailed to JPay’s Miami, Florida address. The maximum amount that can be sent via mail is $999.99. Deposits of $500 or greater are subject to investigation.

Walk-up Locations for MoneyGram:
MoneyGram is located in Walmart and CVS Pharmacy locations. It is also available in other places that display the MoneyGram logo. MoneyGram provides a service for transmitting funds from one point to another using electronic means. The maximum amount that can be sent via MoneyGram is $4,999.99. Deposits of $500 or greater are subject to investigation.

Internet:
Family and friends may go online to www.JPay.com and send funds using only Visa and MasterCard credit/debit cards. There are fees associated with the internet transactions.

Phone:
Family and friends may call 1-800-574-5729 and transfer funds using only Visa and MasterCard credit/debit cards. There are fees associated with telephone transactions.

Lobby Kiosks:
Kiosks are located in all state correctional facility visiting areas. Family and friends can provide funds to people in prison by credit/debit card or cash. Cash deposited in Lobby Kiosks have a per transaction fee of $4.00 for deposits from $.01 to $500.00. Deposits of $500 or greater are subject to investigation.

LA DPS&C Department of Corrections Offender Search

Incarceration/Sentence Information:
Call 225-383-4580 to access the Imprisoned Person Locator. Callers must have the person in prison’s DPS&C number or the person in prison’s name and date of birth to access housing assignment, address of the facility where the person is located, a contact phone number and a projected release date.

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