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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Satellite View of West Baton Rouge Parish Detention Center

You can support your loved ones at W Baton Rouge Detention Center on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 225-346-6420.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work at West Baton Rouge Parish Detention Center so you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The W Baton Rouge Detention Center is a 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, Port Allen Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for Louisiana here.

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

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Louisiana. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at West Baton Rouge Parish Detention Center.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at aid@inmateaid.com, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

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.

Visitation Information

W Baton Rouge Detention Center - Visitation

Times and days are subject to change without notice

  • Monday 8:30 am - 4 pm
  • Thursday 9 am - 4 pm
  • Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday 10 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sunday 10 am - 3:30 pm
  • All federal holidays

This facility may also have a video visitation option, please call 225-346-6420 for more information, alerts, or scheduling changes.

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.