Covington, Louisiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Covington is a city located in southern Louisiana, and has a population of 8,765 people. Covington is located in the St. Tammany Parish. Mike Cooper is the mayor of the town.

Town of Covington
317 N. Jefferson Ave.
Covington, LA 70433
985-892-1811

Covington Town Website

Mike Cooper, Mayor
985-898-4720
mayorcooper@covla.com

The crime index for Covington in 2016 was 235.7, which is lower than the United States national crime index of 280.5. As of September 2018, there were 160 registered sex offenders living in Covington. The ratio of residents to sex offenders in Covington was 61 to 1.

Covington, Louisiana – Police Station Information and Crime Statistics

In the year 2016, there were 345 crimes reported in Covington, which gave the town a crime rate of 3,390 per 100,000 people. This is lower than the Louisiana state crime rate of 3,864 per 100,000 people, but higher than the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,00 people.

The crime rate for violent crime in Covington was 364 per 100,000 people, which is lower than the Louisiana state violent crime rate of 566 per 100,000 people and the United States national violent crime rate of 386 per 100,000 people. The property crime rate of Covington was 3,026 per 100,000 people, which is also lower than the Louisiana state property crime rate of 3,298 per 100,000 people, but higher than the United States national property crime rate of 2,451 per 100,000 people.

The Covington Police Department is located on Columbia Street, and the Chief of Police is Timothy A. Lentz. Divisions within the department include criminal investigations, patrol, training, and communications.

Covington Police Department
609 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433
985-892-8500

Covington Police Dept
Covington Police Facebook

Timothy A. Lentz, Chief of Police
985-867-1216
tlentz@covla.com

Covington, Louisiana – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests should be submitted to the Custodian of Records for Covington. Bonnie Champagne is the Custodian of Records.

Bonnie Champagne
317 N. Jefferson Avenue
Covington, LA 70433
bchampagne@covla.com
985-898-4722

Covington Public Records

Covington, Louisiana – Sheriff, Warrants, and Most Wanted Information

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is located in Covington, and the sheriff is Randy Smith. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include law enforcement operations, corrections, financial administrative operations, and support services.

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office
701 N. Columbia St.
Covington, LA 70433
985-809-8200

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Facebook

The St. Tammany Parish Jail is located on Champagne Street, and it can house more than 1,000 inmates. Visitation with inmates can be done Tuesday through Saturday, with the exact schedule being dependent on the inmate’s location within the jail. Visits are limited to 30 minutes.
St. Tammany Parish Jail
1200 Champagne St
Covington, LA 70433
985-276-1000

St. Tammany Parish Jail

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