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Updated on: January 6, 2024

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About Tensas Parish Detention Center

In Waterproof, Louisiana, which lays in Tensas Parish County is where you will find the Tensas Parish Detention Center. The Tensas Parish County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Tensas Parish Detention Center. 

The inmates that are held in the Tensas Parish Detention Center normally reside in Tensas Parish County. Most of Tensas Parish Detention Center inmates serve no more than a two-year sentence.  The law agencies in and around the county such as the police department, sheriff’s department, U.S Marshals and among other law enforcement agencies work closely with the Tensas Parish Detention Center. 

The jail operates in a way that surpasses national and state standards. 

Tensas Parish Detention Center
Facility Name
Tensas Parish Detention Center
Facility Type
County Jail
Address
8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375
Phone
318-749-5810
Security Level
Medium
City
Waterproof
Postal Code
71375
State
Louisiana
Country
Tensas Parish County

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • 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
  • Holiday Closed

Tensas Parish Sheriffs Department / Tensas Parish Jail

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

Inmate Search

The Tensas Parish County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Tensas Parish Detention Center. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Tensas Parish Detention Center does. 

The Tensas Parish Detention Center has its jail roster with their current arrests open to the general public by the Tensas Parish County Sheriff's Department. This database can be found on the Tensas Parish County Sheriff’s Department official website.

You can search the Tensas Parish Detention Center inmate search database by the following information:

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Booking Date
  • Booking Number
  • Sex
  • Race
  • Release Date

When doing a successful inmate search you will see the inmate's identifying information below:

  • Inmate Full Name
  • Last Known Address
  • Date Of Birth
  • Race
  • Arrest Time
  • Arrest Date
  • Booking Time
  • Booking Date
  • Release Time
  • Release Date
  • Sex
  • Mugshots
  • Booking Number
  • Charges
  • Status
  • Facility

Sending a Mail

The Tensas Parish Detention Center inmates are allowed to get written letters in the mail from their family and friends. For safety reasons all letters sent to the jail are examined be the jail employees. The letters will get passed out to the inmates after the jail employees check them.

There are a number of items you are not allowed to sent when sending things to the prison along with your letters. You are not allowed to send the items listed below:

  • Gang-related Material
  • Plastic
  • Metal
  • Polaroids
  • Ribbons
  • String
  • Glitter
  • Confetti
  • Perfume
  • Envelopes
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Writing Paper
  • Stamps
  • Music Cards
  • Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
  • No photographs larger than 5x7”

Inmates in the Tensas Parish Detention Center are allowed to get books, newspaper and magazines sent to them. All books, newspaper and magazines will need to be sent straight from the publisher or the bookstore to the jail. You are allowed to have these items sent from Amazon. All books that are sent to the jail will need to be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. All used and hardcover books that are sent, will get sent back to the sender.

The Tensas Parish Detention Center mailing address for inmates is:

Inmate's Full Name
Tensas Parish Detention Center
8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375

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Sending Money

The inmates in the Tensas Parish Detention Center will need funds to make purchases from the commissary, which is also known as the canteen. From the commissary, inmates can purchase clothing, beverages, food, snack items, entertainment, arts and crafts and so much more.

In order for inmates to make phone calls to their family and friends, inmates will need money. These phone calls must be paid for since they are not free. 

By using the JPAY service, inmates can fund an inmate's account. JPAY is pretty much the jail version of Paypal. if you have had friends or family in jail you probably know how it works.

Phone Calls

The Tensas Parish Detention Center inmates are not allowed to get phone calls from their family or friends. During phone time inmates are allowed to make phone calls to their family and friends. The inmates are limited to 15-minute phone calls. The call will get terminated as soon as the 15-minutes is over.  

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are forbidden for the inmates to use. If an inmate is caught using any of these features the call will get disconnected and disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate.

The Tensas Parish Detention Center inmates are allowed to only make collect phone calls. You will only be able to receive a collect call from an inmate from a landline phone. However, you will not be able to receive any collect calls from a mobile phone. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for and all fees associated with the collect calls. The Tensas Parish Detention Center is not accountable for any and all charges associated with the collect calls.  

Visiting Rules

Inmates in the Tensas Parish Detention Center are allowed to get visitors. Inmates are only allowed to get no-contact visitations so you and the inmate will only be able to see each other on a screen. You will need to call 318-749-5810.

Inmates at the Tensas Parish Detention Center that are in good standing are allowed visitations. The visitation schedule is listed above.

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