The Records Division is responsible for maintaining all felony and misdemeanor reports, active case files, accident reports, criminal subpoenas, warrants, bonds, background checks, prepares arrest paperwork to be processed and sent to the District Attorneys Office for prosecution, prepare UCR (uniform crime reporting) to be sent to the state, and transport mentally ill patients to a hospital for treatment once the coroner or physician has completed an OPC OR PEC.
Uniform Crime Reporting
The Records Division is responsible for coding, counting, and reporting UCR statistics to the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement who sends the reports to the FBI. UCR is the combination of all reporting agencies crime in the United States. Those reports must meet State and National specifications when reporting offenses to the state for UCR purposes.
Warrants & Subpoenas
The Warrant Department seeks out and arrest individuals who have warrants issued for their arrest by the courts. Our warrants range from failure to appear in court, to affidavit warrants issued for the defendant's initial arrest for committing a crime. We also receive fugitive warrants from other agencies as well. Approximately 1200 warrants a year are processed through this office.
After an individual has been arrested by the Sheriffs Office or State Police Officer that works in this parish, the Judge will set bond. Unless the Judge makes a stipulation the bond can be done one of the three ways:
1: Commercial Bond (Certified Bondsman).
2: Property Bond (Place a mortgage on your property in the amount of the bond).
3: Cash Bond
Information concerning the bond for a defendant can be obtained by contacting (318)357-7805 or (318)357-7840.
Frequently Asked Questions