Lake Charles, Louisiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Lake Charles, Louisiana is in Calcasieu Parish. The parish seat of Calcasieu Parish is Lake Charles. At the 2016 estimated census, Lake Charles had a population of 76,848. Lake Charles, LA is the fifth-largest incorporated city in Louisiana and a major industrial, cultural and education center in the southwest region of the state.

Lake Charles is a significant center for petrochemical refining, gaming, tourism, and education. It is home to McNeese State University and Sowela Technical Community College. There are many lakes and waterways throughout the city making Lake Charles the Lake Area. Lake Charles is located about 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico and has an elevation of 13 feet. It is located on the banks of the Calcasieu River and borders Lake Charles and Prien Lake. Contraband Bayou, Henderson Bayou, and English Bayou flow through the city. Oak and pine trees cover the landscape around the city. The Calcasieu Ship Channel which allows large ocean-going vessels to sail up form the Gulf also borders the city.

Lake Charles, LA is one of the most humid cities in the contiguous United States. The relative humidity in Lake Charles is around 90%.
Lake Charles, LA
Nic Hunter, Mayor
326 Pujo Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
Phone: 337-491-1346
mal@dityofflc.us

Lake Charles City Website

The crime rate in Lake Charles is 92.9% higher in crime when compared to other U.S. cities. The index is 477.1 crimes per 100,000 people. I 2016 there were 8 murders, 40 rapes, 143 robberies, 463 assaults, 1,626 burglaries, 1,320 thefts, 207 auto thefts, 0 arsons in Lake Charles. There are 374 registered sex offenders living in Lake Charles as of September 2018. The ratio of residents in Lake Charles to the number of sex offenders is 202 to 1.

Lake Charles, Louisiana Police Department Information

Through their dedication, the men and women of the Lake Charles Police Department have made outstanding achievements in community partnerships and fostering a greater sense of effectiveness while striving to reduce the incidence of crime and disorder in the City of Lake Charles.
The Lake Charles PD includes the patrol division, traffic division, K9 division, victim notification program, crisis intervention team, and reports division.
As of 2016, there are 183 sworn, full-time police officers in the department. Officers per 1,000 residents are 2.38.
Lake Charles, LA Police Department
Donald Dixon, Chief of Police
830 Enterprise Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: 337-491-1456
Fax: 337-491-1236

Lake Charles Police Dept
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Lake Charles, Louisiana Records Requests
For city records including birth and deaths, marriages and divorces plus property information, contact:
Lake Charles, LA
John Cardone, Jr., City Administrator
326 Pujo Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
Phone: 337-491-1456

For police records include traffic incidents, arrests and warrants, contact:
Lake Charles, LA Police Department
Donald Dixon, Chief of Police
830 Enterprise Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: 337-491-1456
Fax: 337-491-1456

Lake Charles, 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
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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 are 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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