Louisiana Inmate Search
Louisiana Inmate Search

Louisiana Inmate Search | DPS&C Inmate Lookup | LA Inmate Locator

Louisiana Department of Corrections (DPS&C) provides a centralized inmate search database of those incarcerated in Louisiana (LA) state prisons, while the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) maintain records about offenders in federal prisons.

However, there are 3 more correction facilities which are decentralized and keep convict records individually. For instance, the local county sheriff office is responsible for county jails and while respectively city police departments taking care of city jails and police jails record. A simple guide on how to find an incarcerated inmate can be found here.

How To Locate An Inmate in State Prison?

In order to lookup for a specific inmate you need to know at least these three details:

First/Last Name of the Inmate
Date of birth
Inmate Number (ID)

Louisiana Department of Corrections (DPS&C) manage all the records of state prisons in Louisiana (LA). You can easily find an inmate through official (DPS&C) website. Their online database have records about every inmate in the state prisons across entire Louisiana (LA). This saves you a lot of time, since you don’t need to go through the numerous documents and files or physically visit (DPS&C) itself.

Note: To look for an inmate in other correction facilities please refer directly to Federal Prisons or City, Police and County Jails.

Total Inmates in Louisiana (LA) By Year

We Found a Total Of 292 Incarceration Facilities in The State Of Louisiana (LA):

Total Incarcerated Individuals
66,596 Total Individuals in Prisons & Jails
35,646 Inmates in Prisons
30,950 Inmates in Jails
760 Incarceration Rate in Prisons (per 100,000)
870 Incarceration Rate in Jails (per 100,000)
40,959 Inmates on Probation
31,187 Inmates on Parole
4,895 (13.4) Life Sentenced (% of Inmates)
4,875 (13.4) Life Without Parole (% of Inmates)
372 Juvenile Life Sentenced Without Parole
0 Individuals in Private Prisons
Incarceration by Gender
33,665 Men Imprisoned
1,981 Women Imprisoned
Incarceration by Rate & Ethnicity
438 White Incarceration Rate (per 100,000)
1,740 Black Incarceration Rate (per 100,000)
34 Hispanic Incarceration Rate (per 100,000)
Current Juveniles in Custody
831 Total
558 Committed
267 Detained
6 Diverted
193 Custody Rate for Juveniles (per 100,000)
61 Custody Rate for White (per 100,000)
403 Custody Rate for Black (per 100,000)
55 Custody Rate for Latino (per 100,000)
175 Custody Rate for American Indians (per 100,000)
0 Custody Rate for Asians (per 100,000)
Incarceration Racial & Ethnic Ratios
4.0 Black to White Ratio
0.1 Hispanic to White Ratio
Felony Disenfranchisement
108,035 (3.04%) Disenfranchised Individuals (% of Individuals)
68,065 (6.27%) Disenfranchised African Americans (% of Individuals)
Total Incarceration Facility Expenses
820 In Millions