The Natchitoches Parish Detention Center has suspended all on-site visitations for Natchitoches Parish inmantes until further notice, in an effort to prevent the COVID-19 ( Coronavirus) from entering the facility according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones.
We are taking preventative measures to ensure the health and safety of our employees and inmates according to Sheriff Jones”.
According to NPDC Major of Corrections Roger Henson, “It is imperative that we keep our facility healthy and safe from a potential outbreak wiithin our facilities”.
Major Henson also said at this time, only legal professionals and vendors will be allowed at the facility, however, they will have to go through a screening process before entering the detention center.”
La. Department of Corrections and Louisiana Sheriff’s Association were made aware of suspended jail visitations in Natchitoches Parish.
Smart Communications will still be available for inmates to receive messages and mail.
If you would like to send money to an inmate you can access TouchPay using the following options:
Toll Free Phone: 1-866-232-1899
There is a fee to use this service.
Sheriff Jones and Sheriff-elect Stuart Wright both confirmed the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office, Natchitoches Office of Homeland Security and Office of Emergency Preparedness along with the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center, Parish Government, health care providers, law enforcement and emergency medical services are closely monitoring updates being provided by GOSHEP, the Louisiana Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerning the impact of COVID-19.
There are no known cases of COVID-19 in Natchitoches Parish. We stand prepared and ready to respond to any emergency with our local, state and federal partners in the event of an emergency, Jones said.
Natchitoches Parish Detention Center