Florida Parishes Detention Center Inmate Search and Prison Information
The Florida Parishes Detention Center in Covington, LA is a medium state prison that houses adult inmates and is operated by the Louisiana Department of Corrections.
The Florida Parishes Detention Center opened its doors on January 3, 1994, with a 31-bed capacity. On January 18, 1994, this facility accepted its first juvenile.
The Florida Parishes Detention Center went through an accreditation audit with the American Correctional Association in September of 1995. This facility was at the compliance of 100% standards of non- mandatory as well as mandatory.
The Florida Parishes Detention Center was established by La. R.S. 15:1094, as a political subdivision of the state in 1986. This facility has a territorial jurisdiction throughout the Twenty-First and Twenty-Second Judicial Districts that include the following parishes:
- St. Helena
- St. Tammany
The Florida Parishes Juvenile Justice Commission was created by La. R.S. 15:1094.1. There are eight commissioners who develop, administer and manage the affairs of the district within the Florida Parishes Juvenile Justice Commission. The commissioners meet monthly at the Florida Parishes Detention Center and they do not receive a salary.
There were several expansions done since the Florida Parishes Detention Center first opened. The first expansion included a multi-purpose area/gym, 4 classrooms as well as 74 additional beds and was completed in 1999.
The Florida Parishes Detention Center had its second expansion completed in 2011 that brought up their bed count up to 133 beds. The expansion also included additional classrooms, staff offices, and dayroom.
The Florida Parishes Detention Center offers the following programs and services for inmates that are designed to help the inmates who are willing to learn and participate in order to succeed in life once they are released into the community:
- Educational Programs
- G. E. D.
- Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
- Vocational Training
- Religious Services
- Mental Health Care
- Medical Health Care
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Florida Parishes Detention Center
28528 Highway 90, Covington, LA, 70433
Florida Parishes Detention Center Prison Information
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|Jail Name||Florida Parishes Detention Center|
|Jail Type||State Prison|
|County||Florida Parishes County|
|Address||28528 Highway 90, Covington, LA, 70433|
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