Tensas Parish Detention Center

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Updated on: June 5, 2020

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Location 8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375

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The Tensas Parish Detention Center is nestled in Waterproof, Louisiana. The facility is classified as a medium-security correctional center.

The Tensas Parish Detention Center is operated under the Tensas Parish County Sheriff’s office. The Tensas Parish Detention Center will work closely with the sheriff’s office, various police departments, federal law agencies, and state level law agencies.

The Tensas Parish Detention Center will house female and male offenders. All offenders within the four walls of this correctional institution will be a minimum of 18 years of age. The Tensas Parish Detention Center is not licensed to house anyone younger than 18 years old.

Tensas Parish Detention Center — General Information

Facility Name Tensas Parish Detention Center
Facility Type County Jail
Address 8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375
Facility Type Adult
City Waterproof
Postal Code 71375
State Louisiana
County Tensas Parish County

Tensas Parish Sheriffs Department / Tensas Parish Jail

Address 203 Hancock Street, St. Joseph, Louisiana, 71366
Phone 318-766-3961

Sending a Mail/Care Package

You are permitted to send an inmate in the Tensas Parish Detention Center a written letter. All letters will be required to have a return address and the proper mail to address as well.

Failure to do so may result in your letter being returned to you.

Sending Money

The only way you can help give an inmate money in the Tensas Parish Detention Center is to go to your local store and get a money order. You are not permitted to give cash, cashier’s checks, or personal checks.

You can drop off the money order in the Tensas Parish Detention Center.

Phone calls

If you would like to have an inmate in the Tensas Parish Detention Center get in contact with you via the telephone, you will be happy to know that the correctional facility offers a prepaid service, Securus Technologies and the traditional collect calls.

If you would like for the inmate to use the prepaid service Securus Technologies, you will need to set up an account online. You will also need to make sure you deposit funds into the phone account for them to be able to use this service.

Visitation

Visitation is available at the Tensas Parish Detention Center. If you would like to visit an inmate, you will need to first get in contact with the facility to find out when they allow visitors in their building.

Visiting Hours

Monday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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