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

Avoyelles Parish Louisiana Sheriff Overview

Avoyelles Parish is located in the Acadiana region of Louisiana. It was founded in 1807. The name of the parish is derived from the French name of the Avoyel people, a local Indian tribe. The parish seat is Marksville. The zip codes in Avoyelles Parish are 71327, 71333, 71331, 71339, 71341, 71351, 71350, 71355, 71369, 71320, and 71323.

The chief law enforcement officer in Avoyelles Parish is Sheriff Doug Anderson. You can get in touch with him at (318)-253-8085. Connie B. Couvillon is the elected Clerk of Court for Avoyelles Parish. The Clerk of Court is the official record keeper of the parish as well as the Chief Election Officer of the Parish and the Parish Custodian of Voting Machines. You can reach her at 318-253-7523.

Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 675 Government Street, Marksville, LA 71351

Phone: 1-(318)-253-8085

Fax: 1-(318)-253-4061

Inmate Search in Avoyelles Parish Jail

A roster of inmates currently housed at the Avoyelles Parish Jail can be found here. If you are looking for an inmate at this facility, you can click on the first letter of the inmate’s last name to filter the list. Each inmate is listed with the following information: complete name, date of birth, race, gender, and arrest date. If you wish for further information regarding a particular inmate, you can call the jail at (318)-253-4000.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Family and friends are allowed to visit inmates at the Avoyelles Parish Jail. A valid picture ID must be presented to the staff upon entry into the facility. The jail reserves the right to search the person and belongings of any visitor entering the facility. Personal belongings such as bags, purses, and cellphones may not be brought inside the visiting area. A parent or legal guardian must accompany any minors who are visiting. All visitors are required to follow the dress code. Anyone deemed inappropriately dressed will not be allowed entry. If you wish to know the visiting hours for this facility, you can call the jail at (318)-253-4000.

Working at Avoyelles Parish Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

A correctional officer in Avoyelles Parish can earn an entry level salary of $32,100 per year. His responsibilities include supervising inmate activities, ensuring the safety of inmates, conducting inspections of cells, and booking inmates.

Applicants for this position must be at least 18 years of age, a US citizen, a resident of Avoyelles Parish, and possess a high school diploma or its equivalent.

If you wish to apply for this position with the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office, you can inquire at (318)-253-8085.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

It is stipulated by federal law that all sex offenders must have their information entered into the state and national sex offender registries. A person is considered a sex offender if he has been convicted of an illegal offense involving sex such as sex trafficking, rape, and prostitution. Anyone residing in Avoyelles Parish can locate offenders in their neighborhood by visiting.

Keep in mind that not all offenders obey the registration law. You may encounter some records with only last known addresses listed.

Bail and Bondsman

The money pledged to the court in exchange for the temporary release of a defendant from jail while waiting for the trial to start is called bail. This helps ensure that the defendant will return to court once the trial begins. If he doesn’t, the money is forfeited.

If a defendant cannot afford the amount set by the court, a bondsman can be hired to post bail on his behalf. The fee of a bondsman is usually 10% of the bond and it cannot be refunded.

Avoyelles Parish County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Avoyelles Parish Probation Department
Location:675 Government Street, Marksville, Louisiana, 71351
Phone:318-253-4027
Fax:N/A
Avoyelles County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined1183
Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll195
Full time total employees195
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilityAVOYESSES PARISH SIMMESPORT CORRECTIONAL CENT

Address: EVERGREEN LA 71333

Avoyelles Parish Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201615,720
Number Employed Annual Average, 201614,610
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,110
Unemployment Rate, 20167.1
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201534,803
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Avoyelles Parish Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20149,540
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201525.3
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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