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Department of Public Safety and Corrections
PO Box 94304
Attn: Office of Adult Services
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
  • P: 225-383-4580
  • F: 225-342-3349
  • Hours: 8AM-4:30PM

Access to Louisiana Incarceration Records

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The DOC does make every effort to equip the public and victims of crimes with inmate information. Inmate records considered public record include facility location, conviction information, offender status in the system and a projected release date.

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The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections provides access to inmate information by telephone. The state’s Offender Locator system may be reached by cell phone or touch-tone phone 24 hours a day. To retrieve incarceration records by phone, callers must have the inmate’s name and date of birth or Department of Corrections number. The Louisiana Automated Victim Notification System (LAVNS) is available online through VINElink. Through LAVNS, any citizen may retrieve information about an inmate’s case status and custody status.

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Callers may use the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections’ Offender Locator system free of charge. There is no charge to retrieve inmate information online through LAVNS.

Records of offenders who are currently under the jurisdiction of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections are available through the Offender Locator system and LAVNS.

 
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