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

Calcasieu Parish Louisiana Sheriff Overview

Calcasieu Parish is located in the southwestern part of Louisiana. It was founded in 1840. Its name was derived from the Atapakan word, “quelqueshue,” which means crying eagle. The parish seat is Lake Charles. The zip codes in Calcasieu Parish are 70611, 70609, 70615, 70630, 70633, 70647, 70646, 70661, 70664, 70663, 70668, 70665, 70669, 70601, 70605, 70607, and 70606.

Sheriff Tony Mancuso is the head law enforcement officer in Calcasieu Parish. You can get in touch with him at (337) 491-3715. The Special Services Commander in the Sheriff’s Office is Matt Vezinot. You can get in touch with him at The Enforcement Commander is James McGee. His email is

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 5400 E. Broad St., Lake Charles, LA 70615

Phone: (337) 491-3715

Inmate Search in Calcasieu Parish Jail

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office maintains a list of inmates currently incarcerated in the Calcasieu Correctional Center and Calcasieu Sheriff’s Prison. You can find the list here. If you wish to locate an inmate, you can filter the list by clicking on the first letter of the inmate’s last name. The information listed include the inmate’s complete name, date of birth, race, gender, and arrest date.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Calcasieu Sheriff’s Prison and Calcasieu Correctional Center are allowed the privilege of visiting with family and friends on a first come, first serve basis. Inmates are responsible for identifying and requesting visitation time that does not conflict with another inmate’s schedule.

Visiting hours for the Sheriff’s Prison are as follows:

MondayTuesday WednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
9:00 AM  
1:30 PM
2:30 PM
7:00 PM
8:00 PM
9:00 PM

Visiting hours for Calcasieu Correctional Center are as follows:

MondayTuesday WednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
9:00 AM  
1:30 PM
2:30 PM
7:00 PM
8:00 PM
9:00 PM

There are several ways to send funds to inmates in these facilities. The lobbies of the Calcasieu Correctional Center, Calcasieu Sheriff’s Prison, and corrections section of the South Lake Charles Law Enforcement Center have had kiosks placed for use by the public. These lobby kiosks will accept credit/debit cards or cash. Simply touch the screen and follow the directions. You can also deposit funds online at or by calling 866.345.1884.  Another option is to send a money order to Access Corrections. The money order deposit slip can be downloaded
here.It must be sent along with the money order to avoid any delay.

Working at Calcasieu Parish Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

The starting salary of a correctional officer in Calcasieu Parish is $32,100 a year. After one year and post-certification, the officer may be eligible for a $6000 State Supplemental pay. A correctional officer is responsible for overseeing inmate activities, inspecting inmate cells, and ensuring the safety and security of inmates in the facility.

To become a correctional officer in Calcasieu Parish, you must be at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or its equivalent as well as a valid driver’s license. Candidates for this position will undergo a background check and testing which includes measurement of pre-employment skills, reading and math skills, and a polygraph.

To apply for this position at the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, you can get the application form at the Human Resources Department at 1011 Lakeshore Drive or download it here.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Sex offenders are mandated by law to register their information in the state and national sex offender databases. This allows law enforcement to monitor the offenders and provides the public a tool that will increase their awareness and safety. A person is considered a sex offender if he or she was found guilty of a sexually motivated crime such as rape, sexual assault, and sex trafficking. You can go to

if you want to locate offenders living in Calcasieu Parish. It is important to bear in mind that the information in the registries cannot be guaranteed as accurate. Some offenders do not follow the registration law. You may get search results that only show the offender’s last known address or the block they reside in.

Bail and Bondsman

In Calcasieu Parish, the temporary release of an inmate awaiting trial is allowed if the inmate is able to post bail. Bail is the money pledged to the court that will serve to assure the court of the inmate’s return once the trial begins. If the inmate misses a court date, the money is forfeited.

If the inmate cannot afford to post bail, a bondsman can be hired to help out. The fee is usually 10% of the bond amount and cannot be refunded. Once hired, the bondsman will sign the bond and assure the court that he will be liable for paying the entire bond if the defendant misses a scheduled court appearance.

Calcasieu Parish County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined1250
Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll270
Full time total employees270
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 facilitynot applicable


Calcasieu Parish Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016102,869
Number Employed Annual Average, 201697,960
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20164,909
Unemployment Rate, 20164.8
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201546,523
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Calcasieu Parish Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201434,103
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201517.5
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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