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  • Lake Charles

    The Lake Charles District Office supervises between 3800 to 3875 offenders in southwest Louisiana. Two-thirds of those under supervision in the Lake Charles District live in Calcasieu Parish. We serve eight judges in Calcasieu and one judge each in Jefferson Davis Parish and Cameron Parish.

  • Careers in Corrections

    Ready to join a team that puts public safety first? Learn more about becoming a corrections officer, probation and parole officer, or other team member with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections.

  • Public Information

    We strive to provide transparency and public information. Find what you're looking for: annual reports, training, volunteering info, and more.

  • LA Sex Offender Registry

    The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, through the Division of Probation and Parole, supervises approximately 2,200 people convicted of sex offenses in communities across Louisiana.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    View frequently asked questions on general information about the Department, information about prison programs and resources, and public information.

  • Information For & About People in Prison

    From visitation guidelines to general prison policies, DPS&C strives to provide the most up-to-date information to people in prison or under community supervision and their families. View guidelines, information, and frequently asked questions.

  • About DPS&C

    The Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections creates a safer Louisiana by providing correctional programs committed to the protection of the public, staff, and people in prison or under community supervision.

  • Lafayette

    Lafayette District supervises approximately 4,200 cases and conducts approximately 2100 investigations per year.