Louisiana State Penitentiary - Angola Prison Inmate Search and Prison Information
Louisiana State Penitentiary – Angola Prison is a maximum-security prison farm located in Angola, Louisiana. This prison is also known as Angola, and nicknamed the “Alcatraz of the South”, “The Angola Plantation” and “The Farm.”
Louisiana State Penitentiary – Angola Prison is the largest maximum-security prison in the United States. This prison currently houses 6,300 inmates and employs 1,800 staff which includes correctional officers, janitors, maintenance workers, and wardens.
The inmates housed at Louisiana State Penitentiary – Angola Prison are placed according to their custody level which is determined at intake. There are many educational and vocational training programs for all inmates. Louisiana State Penitentiary – Angola Prison’s mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never return to prison and thus lower the state’s recidivism rate.
The state of Louisiana considers Angola to be a multi-security institution; 29% of the prison’s beds are designated for maximum security inmates. Over half of the inmates in this prison are serving life sentences also this prison is also home to the states male death row inmates.
Every inmate housed at Louisiana State Penitentiary – Angola Prison has the opportunity to get the services they need. Treatment planning is such an important part of being in Louisiana State Penitentiary – Angola Prison. That way, when the inmates are ready to be released, they will have a plan for their future.
While inmates are housed in Louisiana State Penitentiary – Angola Prison, they will have access to various programs: Some of those programs include:
- SSD#1 (Special School District)
- P.R.E.P. Pre-Release Exit Program
- Culinary Arts
- Automotive Technology – ASE Certification
- Building and General Construction
- Collision Repair – ASE Certification
- Corrections Reentry Court Workforce Program
- HVAC Excellence Certification
- Outdoor Power Equipment
- Print Ed Certification
- NCCER Certification — Carpentry, Welding, Heating and Air Conditioning, Electrical, Industrial Painting, Concrete Finishing, and Brick Masonry
- EyeGlass Repair
Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous are programs that are available to inmates. In addition, church services, Bible studies, counseling, and meetings with Clergy are also available.
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Louisiana State Penitentiary - Angola Prison
17544 Tunica Trace, Angola, LA, 70712
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|Jail Name||Louisiana State Penitentiary – Angola Prison|
|Jail Type||State Prison|
|Authority:||Louisiana Department of Corrections|
|County||West Feliciana Parish County|
|Address||17544 Tunica Trace, Angola, LA, 70712|
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