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Louisiana

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

Louisiana has 64 parishes. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 132 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 30,950 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the Louisiana prison population was 36,377. For FY206-2017, the annual budget for adult institutions is $350 million, with a staff of 4,084 employees.

The Community Corrections System

As of September 30, 2016, the Division of Probation and Parole/Adult supervised almost 41,000 probationers and 31,000 parolees in the community.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
776
Violent Crime Rate: 
540
Property Crime Rate: 
3,353
Probationers: 
1,143
Parolees: 
874

Populations

Prison Population: 
36,377
Jail Population: 
30,950
Parole Population: 
31,000
Probation Population: 
41,000

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
9 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
132

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 17,486
Employee Positions: 
4,084