Detention Centers

Avoyelles Parish has two Detention centers.  One Male DC-1 and one Female DC-3 facility.  Our Male facility DC-1 can house a capacity of 400 offenders and the Female facility DC-3 can house a capacity of 300 female offenders.  Avoyelles Parish offers a number of education classes, designed to better the offenders.  TWP program for trustees is also offered to the offenders whom qualify.



DC-1 (Male)

675 Government St.
Marksville, LA 71351
(318)253-4000 - Ext. 2


Bruce Cazelot

DC-3 (Female)

641 Choupique Lane
Cottonport, LA 71327
(318)253-4000 - Ext. 8



Stephanie Smith


Director of Corrections
Damion Jacobs

(318)253-4000 Ext. 7


All letters to any offender must be sent in the following format:

[Offender Name]

[Offender ID No.]
C/O Smart Communication

Avoyelles Parish Jail
4501 Jackson Street Ext.
Suite C-488
Alexandria, LA 71303

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