Independence, Louisiana Jail and Mugshot Information
Independence was originally known as Uncle Sam. It is a town in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. The parish seat of Tangipahoa is. The population of Independence at the 2016 census was 1,888.
Independence has a large Italian-Amerian community. It’s Sicilian heritage festival every year happens on the second weekend in March. Independence has sometime been called Little Italy.
Michael Ragusa, Mayor
The town of Independence, Louisiana’s website has been pulled off the internet
The crime index in Independence, LA is 519.2 crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime index is 94.3% higher in Independence compared to other U.S. cities. In 2016 there were 0 murders, 1 rape, 3 robberies, 19 assaults, 21 burglaries, 42 thefts, 10 auto thefts, and 0 arsons.
Independence, Louisiana Police Department Information
There are 8 full time officers in the police department in Independence, LA. Officers per 1,000 residents is 4.40.
Independence, LA Police Department
269 E. Railroad Avenue
Independence, Louisiana Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office
At the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, we are devoted to and remain instrumental in preserving the quality of life in our community by maintaining Tangipahoa Parish as a safe and secure place to live, work and play.
The departments in the Sheriff’s Office include: Patrol, K9, Investigations, Reserve Unit, Criminal Records, Communications, and Special Response Team.
Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office
Daniel Edwards, Sheriff
15475 Club Deluxe Rd
Hammond, Louisiana 70403
313 East Oak Street
Amite, LA 70403
Tangipahoa Parish Prison
101 Campo Ln
Amite, Louisiana 74022-2466
The prison was built in 1984 and houses 504 men and 22 women prisoners. The prison is up-to-date with security equipment and the campus is surrounded by an eight-foot fence covered with razor wire.
Visitors are subject to search and must have identification when visiting inmates. Present a valid government issued photo ID. Visitor hours are Saturdays’ and Sundays’ from 9:am to 4: pm.