The mission of the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center is to provide quality cost effective management of the offenders within the system, while building skill sets that will successfully reintegrate the offenders back into society. We shall complete this mission by:

  • Providing quality evidence-based practices that are known to be effective

  • Starting the reintegration process as early as possible
  • Requiring all able bodied offenders to work and/or participate in programming

LPCC processes approximately 12,000 arrestees each year, providing the city and other local municipalities with booking, identification and inmate housing services.

The facility has a strict dress code for all visitors and volunteers. Click HERE for the dress code.

Normal Hours

Monday – Friday:
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


LPCC is a small city within Lafayette Parish. The facility houses a full service kitchen, laundry facilities, GED services, job-seeking education, counseling services, religious services, recreation, social visiting, commissary, library, and mail distribution.

Due to the constant operation of LPCC, staffing and maintenance are important components leading to its proper management.

Parish Jail