Melville, Louisiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Melville is a town in St. Landry Parish and the parish seat of Melville is Opelousas. At the 2016 estimated census the population of Melville was 1,053. Melville is part of the Opelousas-Eunice Micropolitan Statistical Area. The town was founded in 1889 and is known as the Atchafalaya River Catfish Capital of Louisiana.
Melville and its history and commerce are tied to the Atchafalaya River. The town made its fortune in river commerce and then as a crossing point for the railroad. Melville had several fish docks and ice houses in the past. By the turn of the century, 50 barrels of fish were being shipped from Melville every day.

Melville, Louisiana
Erana Mayer, Mayor
516 Church Street
PO Box 268
Melville, Louisiana
Phone: 337-623-4226
melvillemayor@bellsouth.net

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The livability index in Melville, LA is 60. Amenities rate a F, cost of living is an A, crime is a B-, education is an F, employment is an F, housing rates and F and weather is a B-.

Melville, Louisiana Police Department Information

There are three full-time and one part time officers in the PD.

Melville, Louisiana Police Department
Anthony Moreau, Chief of Police
516 Church Street
Melville, Louisiana 71353
Phone: 337-623-4655

Melville, Louisiana Records Requests

For records of the town of Melville, LA including births and deaths, marriages and divorces, and property information, contact:

Erana Mayer, Mayor
516 Church Street
PO Box 268
Melville, Louisiana
Phone: 337-623-4226
melvillemayor@bellsouth.net

For police records including traffic citations, warrants and arrest in the town, contact:

Melville, Louisiana Police Department
Anthony Moreau, Chief of Police
516 Church Street
Melville, Louisiana 71353
Phone: 337-623-4655

Melville, Louisiana St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office Information

It is the goal of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department to provide the citizens of St. Landry Parish with hard working, dedicated, and a professional staff. The Sheriff’s Department has 40 patrol deputies and 5 resource officers. It also includes 4 Levee Patrol Deputies. Investigations and corrections division are also under the supervision of the Sheriff of St. Landry Parish.
St. Landry Parish SO
Bobby Guidroz, Sheriff
1592 E. Prudhomme Street,
Opelousas, LA 70570
Phone: 377-948-6516
infor@slpsheriff.com

St. Landry Parish Sheriff
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St. Landry Parish Jail
108 N. Market St.
Opelousas, LA 70570-5262
Phone: 337-948-6516
Fax: 337-948-9729

The jail is a medium custody adult jail. The facility has a total number of 220 beds. Inmates an receive mail by addressing the mail to the Inmate at St. Landry Parish Jail. Call to ensure the inmate is still incarcerated in the jail at: 337-948-6516.

Visitors may visit no more than one time per week. Monday through Saturday. Sign in 15 minutes prior to scheduled visits. Have identification and wear proper clothing. If you are late for you scheduled visit schedule, you will not be allowed to visit your inmate.

Inmates can receive mail through the US Postal Service only.

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