Jena, Louisiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Jena is a town in LaSalle Parish, Louisiana. The parish seat is Jena and the population as of the 2016 estimated census is 3,435. Jena is named for Jean, Germany where French Emperor Napoleon won the Battle of Jena-Auerstedt in 1806.
In 2006 Jena became famous for a story concerning racial controversy involving the school system and a group of students called the Jena Six.
The LaSalle Detention Center is in Jena and is an immigration detention facility for the US Immigration and Customer Enforcement. The Center is located at 830 Pinehill Road about two miles northwest of downtown Jean. The capacity of detainees is 1,160.

Jena is known as a Nice Place to Call Home. Jena is centrally located and is a natural choice for fishing, hunting, and historical exploring.
Jena, Louisiana
LaDawn Cooper Edwards
2908 E Oak Street
Po Box 26
Jena, LA 71342
Phone: 318-992-2148
Fax: 318-992-8127

Jena Town Website

The crime index in Jena, Louisiana is 12.0 crimes per 100,000 people (2016). In 2016 there were 0 murders, 0 rapes, 1 assault, 3 burglaries, 0 thefts, 0 auto thefts, and 0 arsons. Jena is only 4% higher in crime compared to other US cities.
There were 127 sex offenders living in Jena as of September 2018. The ratio of resident to the number of sex offender is Jena is 127 to 1.

Jena, Louisiana Police Department Information

The Jena PD provides all city-wide criminal and civil operations as well as police protection throughout the town. Approximately 7 full-time people are employed. The PD protects approximately 3,000 people.
Jena PD employs 7 full time people (six are officers). The ratio of officers per 1,000 residents is 2.05.
Jena, LA PD
Scott McLendon, Chief of Police
1810 N 2nd Street
Jena, LA 71342
Phone: 318-992-5111
Fax: 318-992-1040

Jena, Louisiana Records Requests

To obtain records from the city include births, deaths, divorces, property taxes and other city records, contact:

Cory Floyd, Town Clerk
2908 E Oak Street
Po Box 26
Jena, LA 71342
Phone: 318-992-2148
Fax: 318-992-8127
townofjena@centurytel.net
For police records including warrant, traffic information, arrests, and other law enforcement information, contact:
Scott McLendon, Chief of Police
1810 N 2nd Street
Jena, LA 71342
Phone: 318-992-5111

Jena, Louisiana La Salle Parish Sheriff’s Office Information

The Sheriff’s Office in LaSalle Parish seeks to maintain and improve the quality of life in LaSalle Parish by investing in the future of the community. We wish to ensure that LaSalle parish is a safe place t work, live, play and visit.

The Sheriff’s office is open 24/7.

LaSalle Parish, LA Sheriff’s Office
Scott Franklin, Sheriff
PO Box 70
1050 Courthouse St.
Jena, Louisiana 71342
Phone: 318-992-2151

LaSalle Parish Sheriff
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LaSalle Parish Jail
PO Box 70
1050 Courthouse Street
Jena, LA 71342
Phone: 318-992-2151
Fax: 318-992-2155
Currently there are 29 inmates in the jail. The jail has 6 full time employees.
To visit an inmate in the LaSalle Jail, you will need to show a valid photo ID. Minors must be in the company of a parent or legal guardian. Visitors are subject to search. Visitors must follow the dress code. If you need exact visitation hours, call: 318-992-2151

Mail can be sent to an inmate via the US Postal Service. List the name of the inmate (first and last) and address it to the LaSalle Parish Jail in Jena, LA.

LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Correctional Center
Chris, Frederick, Warden
15976 Highway 165
Olla, Louisiana 71465
Phone: 318-495-6200
Fax: 318-495-6208

The jail has a capacity of 755 and is a medium/maximum security level jail.
The LaSalle Corrections operates correctional centers throughout the State of Louisiana, Texas and Georgia. It is a private company providing correctional service where needed.

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