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April 17, 2014

Donaldsonville District (DVD)

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  • 10115 Frontage Road
  • St. James, LA 70086
  • P:225-474-2020
  • F:225-474-2050

District Administrator: : Anthony “Tony” Simon

Parishes Represented

  • Ascension
  • Assumption
  • St. James
  • St. John the Baptist

Office Hours

Regular office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Monday- Friday)

In addition, DVD has designated times and sites where agents are offsite for offender contacts and other services to the public as follows:

Ascension Parish offsite hours: 1st Monday & 1st Tuesday of every month from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM at the Ascension Mental Health Center in Gonzales, LA.

Assumption Parish offsite hours: Every Monday 2-3:00 PM at the Assumption Parish Jail.

St. John Parish offsite hours: Every Tuesday & Thursday from 10-11:00 AM, then again on the 1st Monday of the month from 5:30-7:00 PM at the Sherman Walker Correctional Center in LaPlace, LA.

As an added service, the agents that work Assumption and St. James parishes offer office visitation the first Monday of every month from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Donaldsonville District office for those under supervision who have difficulty reaching the office during regular work hours.

Driving Directions

From Baton Rouge: Take I-10 east towards New Orleans. Exit Donaldsonville/Sorrento exit; follow signs to Sunshine Bridge (approximately 8 miles from exit). As you cross Sunshine Bridge to the west side of the Mississippi River, the office is directly adjacent to bridge on LA 18 service road. Directional signs at the west side of the Sunshine Bridge guide visitors to the office.

From New Orleans: Take I-10 west towards Baton Rouge. Exit Donaldsonville/Sorrento exit; follow signs to Sunshine Bridge (approximately 8 miles from exit). As you cross Sunshine Bridge to the west side of the Mississippi River, the office is directly adjacent to bridge on LA 18 service road. Directional signs at the west side of the Sunshine Bridge guide visitors to the office.

Staff Information

The staff consists of the District Administrator, three agent supervisors, one clerical supervisor, 17 agent positions, one P&P Assistant, and three clerical staff for a total of 26 employees.

Demographics/ Stats

There are currently 2200 probation and parole cases under the supervision of this office, including more than 50 sex offender cases.

Special Community Projects

This office regularly assists with activities in the communities we serve, and provides public information to local schools in our area. We also are active DVD-School-Kids[1]in providing community service opportunities in the local community for offenders under our supervision.

We partner with local law enforcement agencies in times of need, assisting with emergency relief efforts such as performing community policing in Assumption Parish during the 2011 Spring flood.  DVD also assisted with providing post-Hurricane Isaac disaster relief assistance.  In addition, agents  help with communit events such as crowd control during the Harvest Festival in New Roads and the Bonfire Festival in Gramercy.

 

DVD-Balloon-Release1[1]We co-host an annual National Crime Victims Week observance in April of every year in our local communities that gives victims the support that they need to make themselves and their families whole.

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Probationers & parolees clean and repair a local school playground.

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