West Baton Rouge Parish Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: July 14, 2023
1150 Northwest Dr, Port Allen, LA 70767
West Baton Rouge Parish

W Baton Rouge Detention Center is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

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West Baton Rouge Parish Detention Center basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 225-346-6420

The West Baton Rouge Parish Detention Center is a medium-security detention center located at 1150 Northwest Dr Port Allen, LA which is operated locally by the West Baton Rouge Parish County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. West Baton Rouge Parish County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Port Allen Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The West Baton Rouge Parish Detention Center provides for the incarceration of persons in pre-trial or post-trial status, federal detainees and Louisiana Department of Correction detainees, and provides jail services for all law enforcement agencies in West Baton Rouge Parish. The facility was constructed to house 330 inmates, 297 males and 33 females. The facility has been self-sufficient since its inception and utilizes an 80-acre garden to help defray costs of feeding the inmates. The Detention Center handles approximately 3400 bookings in a single calendar year.

Weekly programs offered to the inmates include General Education Development (GED), Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous (AA/NA), non-denominational religious programs; the jail provides 24 hours a day / 7 days a week access to inmates by clergy and counsel by arrangement.

Inmate Locator

West Baton Rouge Parish Detention Center publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Louisiana. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at West Baton Rouge Parish Detention Center and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 225-346-6420.


  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

West Baton Rouge Parish Detention Center - Visitation at 1150 Northwest Dr, Port Allen, LA

  • Monday 9am - 6pm
  • Tuesday 9am - 6pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 6pm
  • Thursday 9am - 6pm
  • Friday 9am - 6pm

All visits are non-contact and conducted through a glass partition. This facility may also have a video visitation option, please call 225-346-6420 for more information and updates to the current rules and regulations.

Inmates are allowed 2 visitors per day

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