Corrections Division

Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Correction Division is responsible for the care, custody and control of approximately 1,070 inmates throughout Rapides Parish. The division is divided into 6 separate departments.

Contact Information
Major - Vernon Creecy- (318) 442-9243
Corrections Investigator - Jay Slayter - (318) 473-6737
Secretary -  (318) 449-5477


Detention Center I

Detention Center I houses 328 inmates and serves as an intake facility for Rapides Parish. It also houses Pre-trial detainees, Parish prisoners, Department of Corrections inmates, and inmates serving time for municipalities throughout Rapides Parish.

Money orders can be mailed to the address below or they can be brought in on visitation days. Personal property for an inmate can be brought in on visitation days.

For information on a detainee's bond, contact the on duty supervisor at (318) 473-6750.

Contact Information
Warden - Matthew Dauzat - (318) 449-5484
Assistant Warden - JD Aaron (318) 449-5465
Secretary - Tara Smith - (318) 473-6816
Booking Desk - (318) 473-6750

Inmate mail may be sent to:
RPSO
(Inmates Name)
P.O. Box 1551
Alexandria, LA 71309

Visitation hours are on Saturdays from 08:00 am - 11:30am or 12:00pm - 3:30pm. Special visits and child visits must be pre-approved by the Warden's office as well as all pastoral visits.


Detention Center III

This facility houses approximately 381 sentenced inmates.

Money orders can be mailed to the address below or can be brought in during business hours, Mon-Fri 8:00-4:30.

Visiting hours

    Non-Trustees
    Friday
  • 1:00pm - 4:30pm
    Regular
    Saturday
  • 8:00am - 12:00pm - Non-Trustee
  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm - Trustee

  • Sunday
  • 8:00am - 12:00pm - Trustee
  • 1:00pm - 4:00 - Child Visit

Contact Information
Warden - Antoine Batiste - (318) 449-4385
Assistant Warden - Gregory Clark - (318) 449-4384
Secretary - Marilyn Brown - (318)449-4381

Inmate mail may be sent to:
Rapides Parish Detention Center III
(Inmates Name)
7400 Academy Drive
Alexandria, LA 71303


Transitional Work Program

Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office Transitional Work Program houses approximately 315 work release offenders. The offenders are employed throughout the community so they may become able to re-enter into society with a trade to obtain gainful employment. For information on hiring an offender, please contact Deputies Steve Boeta or Mark Saucier at (318) 449-4363. Office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Visiting hours

    Trustees
  • Saturday - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Offenders
  • Sunday - 08:30am - 10:30am
  • Sunday - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Offender Visitation Rules
Trusty Visitation Rules
These documents are in .pdf format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader.


Contact Information
Warden - Arthur LeBrane- (318) 473-6647
Assistant Warden - Kenny Ferrell - (318) 449-4380
Secretary - Cynthia Smith - (318) 442-9293 Email: csmith@rpso.la.gov
TWP Transportation - Dep. W. Bell - (318) 449-4635 Email: wrftransportion@rpso.la.gov
BJG Files - Dep. R. Dufour - (318) 449-4365 Email: rdufour@rpso.la.gov
Employment -
     Dep. S. Boeta - (318) 449-4363 Email: sboeta@rpso.la.gov
     Dep. M. Saucier - (318) 449-4363 Email: msaucier@rpso.la.gov

Offender's mail may be sent to:
(Offender's Name)
Rapides Parish Transitional Work Program
400-C John Allison Drive
Alexandria, LA 71303


Transportation

Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Transportation Section is responsible for transporting inmates to court, medical appointments and extradition.

Contact Information
Sergeant Sam Abate- (318) 484-5326


Jail Records

Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Jail Records Section is responsible for maintaining records on the following areas:

  • Inmates housed in Rapides Parish Jails
  • Department of Corrections Billing
  • Parish probation
  • DWI probation
  • Parish Probation
  • Calculating Parish Time

Contact Information
Captain Sandy Thiels - (318) 473-6735


House Arrest / Pre-Trial Detention

Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office House Arrest Section is responsible for electronic monitoring of inmates on House Arrest and Pre-trial Detention. Payments for these services can be mailed to P.O. Box 1510 Alexandria, LA 71309 or dropped off at the House Arrest office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, located at 1006 8th Street, Alexandria, LA 71309 2nd Floor. There is a fee for Electronic Monitoring. The set up fee is $125.00 and a weekly fee of $30.00 for a total initial money order of $155.00, thereafter a $30.00 weekly fee. All fees payable by money order only.

Contact Information
(318) 473-6843


Road Crews / Produce Farm Crews

Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office currently utilize approximately 45 inmates for trash pick-up around Rapides Parish. These crews pick-up approximately 400,000 pounds of trash each year. To report trash on a road or to have appliances picked-up, contact the Rapides Parish Highway Department at (318) 473-6603. Old appliances will be collected on the second Monday of each month.

The Produce Farm utilizes approximately eight to ten inmates that are responsible for preparing, planting and harvesting of all vegetables grown by the department.

Contact Information
(318) 476-6603