Kinder, Louisiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Kinder Louisiana is a small town in Allen Parish. The parish seat of Allen is Oberlin. At the 2016 estimated census, the population was 2,436. Kinder is home to Coushatta Casino Resort which is the largest casino resort in Louisiana. The resort includes Koasati Pines an 18-hole par 72 championship golf course.
Kinder is the home of Datrex Incorporated, a Miami, Florida based marine survival equipment company.

Kinder is named after James A. Kinder a Union soldier who opened a store in the area. The customer called the store Kinder’s Store. The store was bought by Jabez Buntin Watkins who brought in a surveyor to lay out town streets. In 1903 Kinder was declared a village and in 1911 the village became a town. “Crossroads to Everywhere”.
Town of Kinder
Wayland LaFargue
333 N 8th St.
Kinder, LA 70648
Phone: 337-738-2620
mayor@townofkinder.com

Kinder Town Website

Kinder is 56.5% higher in crime compared to other US cities.
The crime index in Kinder, Louisiana is 174.9 crimes per 100,000 citizens. In 2016 there were 0 murders, 0 rapes, 1 robbery, 6 assaults, 4 burglaries, 54 thefts, 4 auto thefts, and 0 arsons.
Thee are 31 registered sex offenders in Kinder s of September 2018. The ratio of residents to the number of sex offenders is 84 to 1.

Town of Kinder, Louisiana Police Department Information

There are 11 fulltime officers in Kinder, LA. Officers per 1,000 residents is 4.52. The PD serves 3,000 residents.
Department include patrol, civil, and investigations. There is no chief of police listed.
Kinder Police Department
807 3rd St.
Kinder, Louisiana 70648
Phone: 337-738-2600
Fax: 337-738-2497

Kinder Police Dept

Town of Kinder, Louisiana Records Requests

For town records including marriages, divorces, births, death and property records, contact:
Town of Kinder
Traci Fontonent, Clerk
333 N 8th St.
Kinder, LA 70648
Phone: 337-738-2620
clerk@townofknder.com

For Police Records including traffic infractions, arrests, warrants and other law enforcement information, contact:

Kinder Police Department
807 3rd St.
Kinder, Louisiana 70648
Phone: 337-738-2600
Fax: 337-738-2497

Kinder, Louisiana Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office Information

Departments within the sheriff’s office include administration, chaplain, civil division (7 full time support personnel), corrections, detectives (4 criminal investigators), and patrol. There are approximately 40 employees in the sheriff’s office.

Allen Parish SO
Doug Herbert, Sheriff
7340 Hwy 26 W
PO Box 278
Oberlin, LA 70655
Phone: 337-639-4353

Allen Parish Sheriff

Allen Parish Public Safety Complex
Michael Manuel, Warden
7340 Hwy 26 W
Po Box 278
Oberlin, LA 70655

Inmates are housed on the first floor (rear) of the complex. There are 17 corrections officers, and three transport officers. The complex was finished in 2015 and is a state-of-the-art facility.
The jail is a medium to maximum custody jail. It is used by multiple jurisdictions for offenders.
There are 41 beds in the facility.
Visitation is on a scheduled basis and all visitors are subject to search.
Mail can be sent to an inmate via the US Postal Service. Make sure the inmates full name and the jail address is on the envelope.

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