17544 Tunica Trce
Angola, LA 70712-3029
(225) 655-4411
Sheriff Johnny Tadlock
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Louisiana State Penitentiary

Louisiana State Penitentiary is a prison facility located in the city of Angola, serving West Feliciana County and surrounding areas. Prisoners sentenced to a Maximum prison are often sent to Louisiana State Penitentiary. The address of record for Louisiana State Penitentiary is 17544 Tunica Trce. This is located in Angola, LA, 70712-3029, a city in West Feliciana. Always call the jail to verify that an inmate is at that location and can receive visitors before traveling.

Prisons in LA like Louisiana State Penitentiary can often make it difficult and costly for inmates to call the outside. Some prisons charge over $10 a minute to make a long distance phone call. The best way to avoid these fees is to set up a local phone number that will ring your phone number(s) no matter where you live. Securtel.us provides this service and you can reach them at inmate calls. To send mail to an inmate you can visit send postcards. Talk with your inmate to learn about the permitted hours for phone calls, rules for sending mail and days and times for visitation, Facilities in LA all have different rules that you'll be required to follow.

Louisiana State Penitentiary is a State Prison. It's important to know the type of prison facility because this will largely determine what is permitted. Everything in prison costs money. Soap, toothpaste, phone calls and stamps and envelopes must all be purchased at the commissary. Step one is to get set up with phone service so you can communicate. Then you can learn what an inmate needs and how to properly send it.

Louisiana State Penitentiary is in the CST time zone. So make adjustments in your call times if you aren't in that same timezone. The warden at Louisiana State Penitentiary is Darrel Vannoy. The warden may or may not be available to talk to. This will depend on the size of the facility. It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about Louisiana State Penitentiary with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.
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