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Winnsboro, Louisiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Winnsboro, Louisiana has a population of 4,910. The mayor as of 2018 is John “Sonny” Dumas. His phone number is 318-435-9087. The city can be found in Franklin Parish. The city is 59 percent African American. U.S. Highway 425 passes north–south through Winnsboro concurrent with Louisiana Highway 15 and extends northward to Rayville, the seat of neighboring Richland Parish.
John “Sonny” Dumas
City Hall
3814 Front St.
Winnsboro, LA, 71295
Phone: 318-435-9087
There has been 54 registered sex offenders living in the city, with the residents-sex offender ratio at 89 to 1.

Winnsboro, Louisiana Police Station Information

Facts about crime in Winnsboro, Louisiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Winnsboro is 31% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.22 daily crimes that occur in Winnsboro.
  • Winnsboro is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Winnsboro you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Winnsboro has decreased by 3%.

Winnsboro Police Department Address:
George Wilhite, Chief of Police
3832 Front St.
Winnsboro, Louisiana

The Franklin Parish Detention Center houses inmates arrested in Franklin Parish as well as Louisiana Department of Correction inmates and some other Parish inmates. If you have a question regarding if an inmate has been booked in or arrested at the Franklin Parish Detention Center contact us at (318) 435-8229.
Inmates housed at the Franklin Parish Detention Center are able to purchase items through the Franklin Parish Detention Center Commissary. Funds can be placed on Inmate Accounts in person at the Franklin Parish Detention Center or online at
The Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office also operates a Transitional Work Program for eligible inmates through the Detention Center which provides opportunities and provides Trustee Workers for various community programs.
Chad Lee, Warden
Franklin Parish Detention Center
388 Natures Acres Road
Winnsboro, LA 71295
Telephone: (318)435-8229

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Winnsboro, Louisiana Jail:

Franklin Parish Sheriff Detentions

Contact Information
Country: USA
Address 1: 3832 Front St
City: Winnsboro
State: Louisiana
Zip Code: 71295-2953
County: Franklin Parish
Phone #: 318-435-4307
Fax #: 318-435-7189
Additional Information
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 6200
Number of Officers: 10

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Winnsboro, Louisiana

Kevin W. Cobb, Sheriff
Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office
6556 Main Street
Winnsboro, LA 71295
Phone: (318) 435-4505

Criminal Division

The Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Division encompasses the patrol, dispatch, narcotics, and investigations divisions. Below are links with additional information regarding each division.


The Communication Division is located within the Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office at 6556 Main Street, in Winnsboro.
This division is responsible for processing all emergency and non-emergency requests for service received by the Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office. The division operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and has six full-time positions.

When they receive your call you will be asked to provide your name, the phone number you are calling from, the address you need a deputy dispatched to and a brief description of what the problem is that you are reporting. Depending on the severity of your call, you may be asked to stay on the line and provide additional information while the Patrol Deputies are responding.


The Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division is responsible for providing front line law enforcement services to the citizens of Franklin Parish. Patrol Deputies are primarily responsible for the unincorporated areas of Franklin Parish’s 635 square miles, but have authority anywhere in the parish. Patrol Deputies are first responders to most calls for service. Highly trained and able to handle most any situation, deputies respond to everything from loose livestock to traffic crashes to homicides.
The Patrol Division Supervisor and staff are headquartered at the Sheriff’s Office at 6556 Main Street. In addition to our Winnsboro location, the Sheriff’s Office also has a local Sheriff’s Substation located at 5257 Highway 17 in the Crowville Community.


The Mission of the Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division is to effectively, ethically and professionally investigate criminal complaints and to focus on excellence in the preparation of those cases referred to the District Attorney for prosecution. The Investigation Division has numerous duties and responsibilities, including Investigation of Serious Crimes, Crimes against Senior Citizens, and Crimes against Children. The Investigators follow up reports taken by the Patrol Deputies and handle complaints from the public. For the most part these investigations are for felony crimes. This is everything from Thefts to Homicide. The Investigators also participate in the execution of Search Warrants and assist the Narcotics Agents whenever the Narcotics Unit request additional help on a case. Investigators also process crime scenes ranging from residential burglaries to homicides. When responding to a crime scene the investigators conduct a crime scene investigation, photograph and collect all evidence. Evidence is packaged and preserved. If requiring analysis, it is submitted to an appropriate laboratory facility. All Investigators attend training classes to keep up with changing laws, investigative techniques, forensic science development and many other topics. They also work closely with other investigators in and surrounding Parishes, and the District Attorney’s Office.

Civil Division

The Civil Division serves and executes civil processes and other orders as directed by the courts in accordance with Louisiana Revised Statutes as well as assisting other departments and officers within the Sheriff’s Office when called upon. These documents, as ordered by the court, include but are not limited to, citations and petitions, subpoenas, criminal summons, etc. These documents are served by Patrol Deputies.

Tax Information

The Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the collection of property taxes for the taxing bodies located in the Parish of Franklin.


The Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office collects traffic tickets and fines for citations issued by the Louisiana State Police issued in Franklin Parish and for citations issued by Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Deputies.
Fines may be paid by one of the following options:

Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office:
6556 Main Street
Winnsboro, LA 71295
Cash, Money Order, or Check
By Mail:
Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Fines and Bonds
6556 Main Street
Winnsboro, LA 71295

In the event that you elect to mail your payment please pay special attention to your court date to ensure that you have allow time for your payment to arrive prior to the that date. For questions please contact (318) 435-9735.


Criminal Records

All criminal offense records are generally considered privileged and do not become public record until adjudicated. In certain instances, records falling into the following categories, specified by La. R. S. 44.1 and 44.3, continue to be privileged because of the very nature of the information contained therein after adjudication and shall not be released except in response to a lawful court order:

  • Investigative reports
  • Supplemental reports (aside from property information)
  • Statements
  • Reports revealing the identity of undercover officers or any reports that would tend to identify undercover officers
  • Reports identifying juvenile criminal or status offenders
  • Reports identifying in any way victims of sexual offenses
  • Reports detailing investigative techniques
  • Reports detailing security procedures
  • Reports containing training information
  • Reports detailing investigative technical equipment or instructions on the use thereof
  • Reports identifying confidential sources

Criminal Records Checks

Frequently, the Sheriff’s Office receives requests for criminal records checks. Individuals requesting records checks upon themselves may do so in person with photo identification or may submit a written request containing the name (first middle and last), date of birth, social security number, copy of photo identification, and reason for inquiry to Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office, Attn: Records Division, 6556 Main Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295.

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