Haughton, Louisiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Haughton is a town in Bossier Parish, Louisiana and the county seat is Benton, LA. At the 2016 estimated census, the population was 3,325. Haughton is part of the Shreveport-Bossier Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town has a total area of 5.3 square miles.
Attraction near Haughton include Lake Bistineau State Park, Bodcau Wildlife Management Area, the Red River, and other wildlife safe havens.
The town took its name from William and Harriet Hassell Haughton. The Haughton family came from Tennessee to settle in this area. Mr. Haughton was a wealthy man and made his home in the rich bottom lands of Fifi Bayou. He was a farmer and a teacher and the family settle on 2,000 acres of prime land. Mr. Haughton’s friend David Lawrence quickly moved his family to the area, purchased 7,000 acres and developed the land. Haughton grew up around these two families.
Haughton Louisiana
Jack Hicks, Mayor
118 West McKinley Avenue
Haughton, LA 71037
Phone: 318-949-9401

Haughton Town Website
Haughton Town Facebook

The crime rate index in Haughton, LA is 15.7 crimes to 100,000 people. Haughton is 4.9% higher in crime compared to other U.S. cities.
In 2016 there were 0 murders, 0 rapes, 0 robberies, 0 assaults, 0 burglaries, 13 thefts, 0 auto thefts, and 0 arsons.
There are 48 registered sex offenders living in Haughton as of September 2018. The ratio of residents in Haughton to the number of sex offenders is 71 to 1.

Haughton, Louisiana Police Department Information

According to the Chief of Police, Haughton is one of the safest places in Louisiana. The success is due to the outstanding efforts of the Haughton Police Department and the community’s vigilance in crime prevention. The PD is committed to protecting and enhancing the quality of life of the citizens of this great town.
Divisions in the police department include the patrol divisions that has the responsibility of responding to calls 24/7. The PD protects 4,000 citizens in the city boundaries. There is also a training division that provides in-service training.
As of 2016, there were 12 sworn officers in Haughton, LA. Officers per 1,000 residents in Haughton is 3.63.

Haughton, Louisiana PD
Todd Gibson, Chief of Police
118 West McKinley Avenue
Haughton, LA 71037
Phone: 318-965-2203

Haughton Police Dept

Haughton, Louisiana Records Requests.

To request records from the city, including births, deaths, property information and divorces, contact:

Haughton, Louisiana
Reagan Currence, Town Clerk
118 West McKinley Avenue
Haughton, LA 71037
Phone: 318-949-9401
reagancurrence@townofhaughton.org

For police records including arrests, traffic tickets, and other law enforcement information, contact:

Haughton Police Department
Debbie Lindner, Deputy Clerk
Phone: 318-949-6666
dlindner@haughtonpolice.org

Haughton, Louisiana Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office Information

The public expects and deserves to live in a safe community, and we strive to deliver. Together, we are one team with one goal, and we work hard daily to provide the highest level of public service.

The division in the Sheriff’s Office include the support services division, criminal division, corrections division, civil bureau, and BSO training.

Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office
Julian C. Whittington, Sheriff
PO Box 850
204 Burt Boulevard
Benton, LA 71006
Mailing Address
Phone: 318-965-2203

Substation:
7076 Highway 3
Benton, LA 71006
autos@bossiersheriff.com

Bossier Parish Sheriff

Bossier Corrections Division (Jail)
To best serve the Parish of Bossier and its citizens, the correctional facilities operated by the Bossier Sheriff’s Office serve as housing facilities for pre-trial suspected offenders to adequately assure their appearance at trial and to hold adjudicated offenders until their lawful release.

Maximum Security Facility
2985 Old Plain Dealing Rd.
Plain Dealing, LA 71604
Phone: 318-326-4406
Fax: 318-326-4520
Capacity: 544
The Bossier Maximum Security Facility housed inmates displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

Medium Security Facility
2984 Old Plain Dealing Rd.
Plain Dealing, LA 71604
Phone: 318-326-5927
Fax: 318-326-7051
Capacity: 600

To send mail to an inmate make sure the inmate’s name, ID# and Dorm location is written on the envelope. Use a return address on all mail. The corrections department does not hold mail. You will need to contact the Post Office if your mail is lost. No inmate to inmate mail is permitted.

Visitors must have the proper identification and know who they are visiting.

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