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St. James Parish County Jail

St. James Parish County Jail, LA Prison Inmates

Updated on: January 19, 2021
State
Louisiana
City
Convent
Postal Code
70723
County
St. James Parish County
Phone Number
225-562-2504
Location
5800 Louisiana Highway 44, Convent, LA, 70723

About St. James Parish County Jail

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When a person is arrested, they are initially transferred to the Central Jail, which is located at the St. James Parish County Jail at 5800 Louisiana Highway 44, Convent, LA, 70723. Any inmate that does not leave on bond, will meet before a judge within 24 hours after arrest. It is possible for a misdemeanor, that an arrestee might be released without spending time in jail. If it is a felony, the judge will set bail.

Saint James Parish Sheriffs Department / Saint James Parish Detention Center

Address
5800 Louisiana 44, Convent, Louisiana, 70723
Phone
225-562-2220
Website
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Sending a Mail/Care Package

You can send mail to an inmate at this address:

(Inmate’s Full Name)/Booking Number
St. James Parish County Jail
5800 Louisiana Highway 44, Convent, LA, 70723

Keep in mind that inmates are only allowed to receive postcards. Do not send letters or anything besides a postcard.

Postcards must be at least 3.5 inches by 4.25 inches, but not any bigger than 4.25 inches by 6 inches.

Sending Money

The best way to send money to an inmate is by money order through the mail.

Make the envelope out to:

St. James Parish County Jail
5800 Louisiana Highway 44, Convent, LA, 70723
"FOR DEPOSIT ONLY"
Inmates Name/Booking Number

Money Orders should be filled out to "St. James Parish County Jail Inmate Account" on the "Pay To" line. If not, it will be returned to sender. Do not include any personal notes or letters addressed to inmates with a money order. Notes and letters will not be delivered to the inmate.

Phone calls

Inmates at the St. James Parish County Jail cannot receive phone calls. Once they are booked and arranged in their housing, they will be able to make outgoing calls collect, as long as the receiver of the phone call accepts the phone charges.

Visitation

The easiest way to visit is via a non-contact video visitation. These visits occur at the St. James Parish County Jail Visitation Center located at 5800 Louisiana Highway 44, Convent, LA, 70723. You can visit daily between 7:45a.m. to 7:30 p.m, but only if you have an appointment.

Before you visit, you need to call 225-562-2504 between 8am-7pm to schedule a visit. Call one day before you are planning on visiting an inmate. If you have already visited, you can schedule your next visit online by clicking here. Schedule a visit up to 7 days in advance. You can schedule a visit at a computer in the lobby, if you do not have access at home to a computer.

Remember to dress conservatively when you visit.

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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