Iowa, Louisiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Iowa (pronounced with a long A) is a town in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana and the parish seat is Lake Charles. The population of Iowa, LA at the estimated 2016 census is 3,291. The town of Iowa is part of the lake Charles Metropolitan Statistical Area. Iowa is 193 miles in driving distance from New Orleans and is west along Hwy 10.
Iowa Louisiana has a varied history because its settlers come from Kansas, Illinois and Iowa, Acadians or Cajuns and Jean Lafitte’s pirates. The community itself was founded in the mid-19th century by these various settlers.

Oil was struck in 1930 in Iowa and the gown experience a period of growth. Oil as well as farming and cattle are the mainstays of Iowa’s economy.
Iowa, LA
Carol Ponthieux, Mayor
115 N Thomson Avenue
Iowa, Louisiana 70647
Phone: 337-582-3535

Iowa Town Website

The crime index in Iowa, LA for 2016 is 300.7 crimes per 100,000 citizens. In 2016 there were 0 murders, 0 rapes, 3 robberies, 19 assaults, 32 burglaries, 64 thefts, 4 auto thefts and 0 arsons. Iowa, LA is 78.7% higher in crime as compared to other U.S. cities.
There are 27 registered sex offenders in Iowa, LA as of September 2018. The ratio of residents to the number of sex offenders is 119 60 1.

Iowa Louisiana Police Department Information

The goal of the Iowa PD is to protect life and property or the residents, prevent crime and apprehend perpetrators.
There are 13 full time officers in the PD in Iowa. Officers per 1,00 residents here is 3.98.

Iowa PD
Howard “Keith” Vincent, Police Chief
115 N Thomson
Iowa, LA 70647
Phone: 337-582-3636

Iowa Police Dept

Iowa, Louisiana Records Requests

For city records including deaths, birth, divorces, and property information, contact:

Carol Ponthieux, Mayor
115 N Thomson Avenue
Iowa, Louisiana 70647
Phone: 337-582-3535

For police records including warrants, arrest, traffic citations, law enforcement information, contact:

Howard “Keith” Vincent, Police Chief
115 N Thomson
Iowa, LA 70647
Phone: 337-582-3636
Phone: 337-491-3600

Iowa, Louisiana Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office

Our motto at the CPSO is Duty, Respect and Trust. Our duty is to provide the highest professional level of law enforcement response to the citizens of Calcasieu Parish. It is through our conduct that we will earn the respect and trust of both our community and of one another. It is our belief that all citizens be treated fairly, equitably and impartially.

The Sheriff’s Office includes administration, enforcement, reserve divisions, corrections, investigations, enforcement centers, crisis intervention and civil division. The department has 10 law enforcement centers. There are 900 employees in the Sheriff’s department. There are K9 unites on every shift to assist with narcotics searches, searching for suspects and apprehension of suspects.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office
Tony Mancuso, Sheriff
5400 E Broad St.
Lake Charles, LA 70615
Phone: 337-491-3715

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Facebook

Calcasieu Correction Center
5410 E Broad St.
Lake Charles, LA 70615
Phone: 337-491-3800

The corrections center has two facilities, the Calcasieu Correctional Center and Calcasieu Sheriff’ Prison (the women’s annex is located here). The division at the prison are: health services, offender education, prison ministry, work release, safety department, prison transportation, and women’ correctional services.
The correctional center is a maximum/medium custody jail.

Mail can be sent to an inmate via the US Postal Services. Include the inmate’s first and last name as well as the address of the correctional facility.

Visits ae awarded to inmates as a first come/first serve based on the visitation schedule. No two inmates may receive visits at the same time. Visit the correction facility website to find visitation schedules.

Jail Website

Calcasieu Correction Center

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