Tensas Parish Detention Center Information

8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375

Tensas Parish Detention Center is a medium security county jail located in city of Waterproof, Tensas Parish County, LA. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Louisiana state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Louisiana Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the Tensas Parish Detention Center including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Tensas Parish Detention Center Prison Information

Jail Name :Tensas Parish Detention Center
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375
Contact Numbers:318-749-5810
Postal Code:71375
State :Louisiana
County:Tensas Parish County
Jail Webpage:

Tensas Parish Detention Center Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Tensas Parish Detention Center, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Louisiana statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 318-749-5810.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Tensas Parish Detention Center make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation 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

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 4 nearby jails/prisons

Vidalia Police Jail

202 Vernon Stevens Boulevard, Vidalia, LA, 71373 318-336-5254

Wisner Police Jail

9541 Natchez Street, Wisner, LA, 71378 318-724-6358

Concordia Parish Jail

4001 Carter Street, Vidalia, LA, 71373 318-336-5231

Tensas Parish Detention Center

8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375 318-749-5810

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