Kaplan, Louisiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Kaplan is a city in Vermillion Parish and the parish seat of Vermillion Parish is. At the 2016 estimated census the population of Kaplan was 4,619. The city is part of the Abbeville Micropolitan Statistical Area. Kaplan is 22 miles SW of Lafayette, LA and 132 miles W of New Orleans.
In 1896 the Holy Rosary Catholic Church was established in this European-Amerian settlement. Many of the residents were Acadian and the main language was French. The city was named after Abrom Kaplan who bought the Jim Tod Plantation in 1901.

On July 14, 1906, the city of Kaplan celebrated it’s first Bastille Day, a French celebration. Try waterskiing, sailing, boating and picnicking at the Cypremort Point State park. Visit the Lafayette natural History Museum and Planetarium the Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance and Vermillionville. Shell Keys National Wildlife Refuge is accessible from Kaplan.
City of Kaplan, Louisiana
Mike Kloesel, Mayor
701 N Cushing Avenue
Kaplan, La 70548
Phone: 337-643-8602

Kaplan City Website

The crime rate index in Kaplan Louisiana as of 2016 is 124.3 crimes per 100,000 people. Kaplan is 42.4% higher in crime compared to other US cities. In 2016 there was 1 murder, 0 rapes, 1 robbery, 7 assaults, 8 burglaries, 1 theft, 3 auto thefts, and 0 arsons.
There are 47 registered sex offenders in Kaplan as of September 2018. The ration of residents in Kaplan to the number of sex offenders is 99 to 1.

City of Kaplan, Louisiana Police Department Information

As of 2017 here were 20 sworn officers in the Kaplan PD who serve a population of approximately 6,000 residents.
The police department was started in 1902 and the mission is: Our Family Protecting Yours. The police department is open 24/7.

Kaplan, LA Police Department
Boyd Adams, Chief of Police
413 N Cushing Avenue
Kaplan, LA 70548
Phone: 337-643-8600

Kaplan Police Dept
Kaplan Police Facebook

Kaplan, LA Jail
413 n Cushing Ave.
Kaplan, LA 70548
Phone: 337-643-8600
Fax: 337-643-1737
chief@kaplanolice.com

The classification is medium to law since this jail is the intake for prisoners who are waiting for transfer. The jail is totally concrete and is in the same building as the police department.

Kaplan, Louisiana Records Requests

For city record including births, deaths, marriages, divorces and property information contact:

Heather S. Guidry, City Clerk
701 N Cushing Avenue
Kaplan, La 70548
Phone: 337-643-7118
clerk@cityofkaplan.com

For police records, traffic citations, arrests and warrants in the city, contact:

Kaplan, LA Police Department
Boyd Adams, Chief of Police
413 N Cushing Avenue
Kaplan, LA 70548
Phone: 337-643-8600

Kaplan, Louisiana, Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Information

Mission: to provide the very best professional and courteous law enforcement service possible to all those we serve. That mission drives us to seek improvements within the office of Sheriff. The Sheriff’s Office continues to improve safety for our deputies, improve public safety, and improve upon the services we provide to the public. There are 130 deputies employed in the Sheriff’s Office.
Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office
Michael A. Couvillon, Sheriff
PO Box 307
101 South State Street
Abbeville, LA 70510
Phone: 337-893-0871

Criminal Investigations Division
407 Charity Street
Abbeville, LA 70510

Vermilion Parish Sheriff

Jail
PO Box 307
14202 Allen Bares Jr. Dr.
Abbeville, LA 70510
Phone: 337-893-0871

The jail was constructed in 1981 and has a capacity of 150 inmates. It has a full-time staff of 35.
Visiting hours are evening and weekends. Visits are limited to 30-60 minutes each one or twice per week. Mail can be sent to an inmate via the US Postal Service. Make sure the inmates full name is on the envelope.

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