Simmesport, Louisiana Jail and Mugshot Information
Simmesport, Louisiana has a population of 2,161. The mayor as of 2018 is Leslie Draper, III. The town can be found in Avoyelles Parish.
Leslie Draper, III
372 Mission Dr
Simmesport LA 71369
The crime index of Simmesport, as reported by a 2003 statistic, was 474.2. There has been 17 registered sex offenders living in the city, with the residents-sex offender ratio at 111 to 1.
Simmesport, Louisiana Police Station Information
Facts about crime in Simmesport, Louisiana:
- The overall crime rate in Simmesport is 25% lower than the national average.
- For every 100,000 people, there are 5.87 daily crimes that occur in Simmesport.
- Simmesport is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
- In Simmesport you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
- The number of total year over year crimes in Simmesport has not changed.
The Simmesport Police Department strives to provide the best law enforcement services to the community as we possibly can. We attempt to provide our officers with the best training available to handle any situations that may arise within the public. Our officers pride themselves on their level of professionalism and willingness to serve the public. Our job can only be successfully completed with the cooperation of the citizens in our community. The Simmesport Police Department would like to remind everyone to be safe on the roads during this holiday season and don’t drink and drive.
Message From Chief Dale Dupuis
We have a small, but extremely effective department and I couldn’t be more proud of all of my officers for doing such a wonderful job. I would like to remind everyone that with the upcoming holidays, extra precautions need to be made to ensure personal safety and security of personal items. I urge the community to utilize our departments services to the fullest extent. I would personally like to wish everyone a safe, and wonderful Christmas and New Years.
The Simmesport Police Department is no longer located in the Town Hall. They are located at 352 Mission Dr. next to the Post Office. You can call the Police Department about City Court or other police matters at 318-941-2576.
The Simmesport Police Department has moved to a new system for tickets and fines. You can go to to check your tickets or pay your tickets or fines. Unpaid, past-due tickets will be turned over to a collection agency after November 30, 2017.
The uniform patrol division is the backbone of the Simmesport Police Department. This division consists of five full time police officers and five part time police officers that rotate 12 hour shifts, providing security and emergency services 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The uniform patrol division is responsible for providing patrols throughout the town and answering calls for service from the public. The patrol division also responds to traffic emergencies and is responsible for traffic law enforcement on all of our public roads.
The investigative division is under the command of Captain Chris Jeansonne. This division is responsible for investigating all criminal activities where an arrest could not be immediately made. Along with criminal investigations, this division also conducts narcotics investigations in an attempt to rid our streets of narcotic activities.
Crisis Response Team
The Crisis Response Team, under the command of Lieutenant Brandon Spillman, is a group of trained officers who can be assembled at any time to handle any situation requiring specialized training. This team is capable of dealing with a number of situations such as hostage rescue, barricaded suspects, and high risk search/arrest warrants. Officers on this team are carefully selected and highly trained professionals.
Simmesport Police Department Address:
Dale Dupuis, Chief of Police
372 Mission Dr
Simmesport LA 71369
Address 1: 372 Mission Dr
Zip Code: 71369-2000
County: Avoyelles Parish
Phone #: 318-941-2576
Fax #: 318-941-2942
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 2500
Number of Officers: 4
Open Records Request in Simmesport, Louisiana
The city clerks are responsible for the administrative matters of running the town. Mrs. Dacia Adams is the Town Clerk and deals mainly in financial matters such as payroll, payment of bills and business contracts. Mrs. Janice Adams is in charge of billing for the Town of Simmesport and the issuing of permits. Helping Mrs. Adams are Mrs. Vernel Franklin and Ms. Adrian Robertson. If you have a problem with billing or payment, please come by or contact the clerk’s office.