Sabine Parish Jail – Many, LA

Sabine Parish Jail is located in Sabine Parish, Louisiana and is the primary jail for the county. Do you know somebody at Sabine Parish Jail? This guide gives you about anything you might need to know about Sabine Parish Jail,like the following: How to locate an inmate at Sabine Parish Jail. Find mugshots and inmate photos. The jail’s address and phone number. Bailing out of jail. Sabine Parish Jail intake procedures. Court information. And everything else.

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The prospect of getting arrested and going to jail is a scary thought, not only for the person who gets arrested, but also their friends and family. This guide is meant to give you all the information that you need to make the process easier. If you have a question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or tips that might help others will be much appreciated.

General Information

Address

Sabine Parish Jail
400 South Capitol Street
Many, LA 71449

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (318) 256-9241
Fax:

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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you know someone that is in jail and don’t know how to find out where they are?

Do you know a family member or friend who’s been arrested and you need to find them?

In order to search who’s in jail at Sabine Parish Jail you will have to visit their link and use the inmate lookup.

Inmate Locator

The Sabine Parish Jail Inmate Search has information on persons who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes status, bail amount (if applicable), and visiting hours. You can also get the same information on anybody arrested and processed or released in the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to locate the information faster if you have the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.

If your friend or family member might be in another county jail you will want to check our Louisiana county jail guide: Louisiana Jails


Mugshots

A mugshot, also called a jail processing photograph, is the picture that the police take when you are processed at the jail intake. A mugshot is actually one full face and a side photo. Your full name and jail booking number will appear on the pictures, and they will be on file.

View Mugshots

Mugshots of inmates can be searched on the website, or you can see them in person at the Sabine Parish Jail. When you search for mugshots on the website you have to enter the person’s name, and a booking date, if you know it.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Trying to figure out how to have your mugshot removed from the Sabine Parish Jail website? This can be tricky, as your mugshot is a matter of public record. To get your mugshot taken down you have to file a ‘Petition to Expunge’. Basically, this means that all of your arrest records will be sealed, and will not be available to the public. It is difficult to do this, and you will most likely need the services of a lawyer.

For a more indepth article about removing your mugshot, the various mugshot websites, and the mugshot removal websites: Mugshot Removal


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Naturally, if you’re in jail, your primary thought is when and how to get out. After booking, a bail amount is set by the magistrate. If you don’t get a bail set this might mean that you will either be free to go until your court date, or you don’t get released while you wait for your court date.

If you do bail out of jail you are required to agree to show up for court, and in the meantime you must not leave the county.

Typically, an inmate in the Sabine Parish Jail are given time off for good behavior if they respect the rules and act right while locked up.

If you do exhibit good behavior and the jail believes you can be trusted, you may be allowed to participate in a work release program. You will be required to go back to the jail each day when you’re finished working, or you may get to live in a halfway house instead of jail, so it is kind of like an early release.

Bail

Your bail is how much money that you have to pay in order to be released from jail pending trial. The amount you will be required to pay depends on how serious your charges are. Someone will have to pay to the courts ten percent of the total that was set so you can get discharged from jail. If you fail to show up for your court date, that person won’t get their money back.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

In order to find out how much someon’s bail is, you must call the Sabine Parish Jail or the County Courthouse. If you’ve got the pertinent information, such as name, address and date of birth, they will tell you how much their bail is. You can also check their bail amount and status online.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Having to get someone out of jail is an unpleasant situation, but fortunately, it is easy. First, you have to find out if they have a “Cash Bond Only” situation. If this is the case, you can’t use a bondsman. Take cash only to the jail – the jail will not take a check. As soon as you’ve posted (paid) bond, the inmate will be released into your care. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you’ll get your money back.

Bail Bondsman

If their bail has been set too high, of if you can’t pay it, you might need to use a bail bondsman. Bondsmen usually have a fee of 10 to 15 percent of the total amount of bail set by the magistrate, and in most cases with a minimum fee of $100. The amount you pay to the bondsman is non-refundable and must be paid in cash. If their bail has been set particularly high, the bondsman might ask to use your assets, such as home, property or cars, as collateral for the bond in addition to whatever their charges are.

You can find a bail bondsman click here: Find a Bail Bondsman in Sabine Parish

Have you ever hired a bail bondsman for yourself, a family member or friend? If you have, please leave a comment below and tell about your experience, and let us know how it worked out for you.

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Get Time Off For Good Behavior
  • Get Out on Work Release
  • Time Served
  • Get Out on a Pre-Trial Release Program
  • Released On House Arrest
  • Own Recognizance


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The jail intake process includes these steps:

  • You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
  • The first step is that you will answer some basic questions, such as what is your legal name, home address, date of birth and contact person.
  • They’ll also ask about your mental and medical history.
  • You will be issued an inmate ID number.
  • Your fingerprints will be taken.
  • You will get your mugshot taken.
  • All of your personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released from jail.
  • They will allow you to make a phone call in order to contact a member of your family, friend, or bail bondsman.
  • If you think you will get released quickly, they will let you keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will have to change into a jumpsuit.

Have you ever been booked into jail? If you have, please tell us what happened. How long did it take to get processed? Were you treated fairly? Can you share any things that might help others get through jail processing?

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Discharge Procedures

When you post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged takes between 15 minutes to all day long. In other words the faster you can post bail, the faster you will get out of jail. Also, it can depend on if you’ve got a cash bond or if the judge must figure out your bail amount. For minor offenses, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. If you have served a sentence in jail and have a discharge date, expect to get released between 9am and noon.

How To Turn Yourself In

If the police have a, or if you need to report to start a sentence, you really should follow the law and turn yourself in. For a warrant, report to the jail processing area, and tell someone that believe that there could be a warrant out for your arrest. They will do a record check, and if they verify that there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody. If it is for a jail sentence, go down to the jail at the time and date that the sentence order lists. Make sure that you are not late to report. Only bring approved items when you turn yourself in, like your drivers license or even your ID, any prescription medication you might take, along with your doctor’s prescription, and a official sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

The inmate need to provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s information will be put into the visitors log as an authorized visitor. Each visitor is required to provide proof of identification. Visitors arriving late or that is not an approved visitor will not be able to attend visitation.
The Sabine Parish Jail visitation procedures change often, so you should check the official Sabine Parish Jail jail site before you try to go to visitation.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

The only phone calls that inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are generally more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to when and how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the jail rules, phone calls may be limited or totally denied.

Phone Number: (318) 256-9241

Sending Mail to Inmates

All mall sent to inmates has to be sent via the US Postal Service. You cannot use any other form of mail or package delivery. You should write the name, inmate number, and the jail address on the letter that you send. Don’t mail anything in a package or box, envelope with padding or insulation, plastic or paper bag, or an envelope with metal in it. Any mail sent to inmates gets opened and inspected and read by staff, and the mail will get returned if deemed inappropriate.

Mailing Address

If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Sabine Parish Jail, use this address:

Sabine Parish Jail
400 South Capitol Street
Many, LA 71449

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Sabine Parish Jail
400 South Capitol Street
Many, LA 71449


The Sabine Parish Jail inmate mail policy changes frequently, so it would be best to visit the the Sabine Parish Jail website when you send a letter to an inmate.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

If you get arrested, you have rights, the first of which is your right to request an attorney. Remember that you may be limited to the amount of phone calls you can make, so make sure you get a friend or relative to find a lawyer when you call. You might be thinking ‘I don’t need a lawyer – I can just represent myself’ You are not required to have an attorney for some criminal charges, a criminal defense attorney will advise you about your rights, help protect your interests and help you navigate the complicated legal system that you are now faced with. The quicker you get an attorney working on your charges, the better off you’ll be.

For more info on the benefits of hiring a lawyer, read our guide: How to Find a Lawyer

Public Defender

If you need an attorney, but can’t afford a lawyer, you will get a public defender. In addition, the Public Defender’s Office has access to investigators, experts in forensics as well as case workers. You will be reassured to know that Public Defenders are bona-fide attorneys who are admitted to the State Bar and are licensed to practice law in Louisiana.

Have you ever had to use a Public Defender or court appointed attorney? Are you satisfied with how they handled your case and represented you in court?

Court Records

Court records are are public records and are available upon request. Court records contain a case file with a docket sheet and each of the documents in your case. You have the ability to access your court case records using the internet service, or by going to the Clerk’s office of the Court where the case was filed.

Clerk of Court

The Sabine Parish Clerk of Court is an official part of the court that maintains court records and controls access to them. They also administer the oath in a court case, and also read the court verdict when the jury has finished deliberations. All court records related to your case are kept at Clerk of Court’s office.

Fees

Court fees are the charges and fees from your court case, for example filing fees, motion fees and various court charges. If you can’t afford to pay these fees and have a court appointed attorney, you will not be responsible for these fees.

Magistrate

A Magistrate is the person that rules on your case in court. Magistrates are judges that do several different things, like setting bail amounts, issuing arrest warrants, and presiding over preliminary and procedural court proceedings and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

Your pre-sentencing report is prepared to include information about the arrestee’s background and as much detail about the arrestee’s life and history, which the judge will review and take into account when determining your sentence. Information, details, and character witnesses will be requested from the person on trial, the defendant’s family, and if necessary the victim in the crime. Don’t forget you are allowed to request to see your own copy of this report before your sentencing, so you can correct the mistakes.

Sentencing

After being convicted of a crime, you will be given a sentence for your crime. There are several different options for sentencing, including community service and probation, to even incarceration in either jail (short term) or prison (long term). Depending on how serious your crime was, you will either be locked up immediately, or you could receive a date to go to jail to do your time.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Are you trying to find out if somebody you know is in jail, or has been an inmate in the past?

This is pretty simple to do, just you need to go to the Sabine Parish jail website and do an inmate search lookup, and search by:

  • The inmate’s name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Their booking date.
  • or inmate ID.

If you think that they are currently in jail, you can also call the jail find out if they’ve been arrested.

Warrant Inquiry

If you think you have an outstanding warrant, you can check arrest warrants inquiry on the Sabine Parish court website or call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. You should be clear that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know the person’s first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are in the public record and these records are freely available.

Civil Inquiry

A Civil Process is when someone has been served with papers, such as a court order. You can find these civil process orders by going to the Sheriff’s office, either by phone or through their website.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All registered sex offenders are required to be registered and listed on both a national and state sex offender database. The people listed on these databases have been convicted in a court of law of a sex crime. You are able to see these offenders on the website, but remember that you can’t find the actual address, rather the neighborhood block that they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a case file containing a docket sheet and any of the filings and documents filed in the case. You are able to access the court records via the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each state maintains a record of a person’s criminal background. These databases are linked together and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. Go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.

A criminal records search you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for the following crimes:

  • DUI or DWI.
  • Drug Possession of Drug Trafficking.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes including assault, battery and murder.
  • Theft.

During a criminal records search, in most cases won’t discover if someone has had any moving violations, like:

  • Speeding.
  • Drivers license revoked or suspended.
  • Any accidents.
  • Minor infractions or moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To search for this information, you must do a search for their driving history.

    Have you ever searched for criminal records? Was it easy? Dis you do your search online or did you call the jail? Was the information correct? There are many reasons that folks search for criminal records and backgrounds, and your feedback might help other people that are in the same situation.

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    Most Wanted

    On a Federal level, the FBI keeps a list of the Top Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Sabine Parish,The Sheriff’s Department keeps their own list of most wanted criminals and fugitives.

    FBI Ten Most Wanted List: External Link


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Just the thought of serving a jail sentence in the Sabine Parish jail is quite unpleasant, soon you will become accustomed to the routine that is set for you. All inmates get an alarm to wake up at about 6:00am, and then roll call. After roll call you will eat breakfast. Following breakfast you will work in the work program or other activity that you are assigned. This could be working in the kitchen, laundry, or some sort of manufacturing job. While this may seem tedious, it may help you when you leave jail, as you are gaining experience in a certain field of work. Other inmates go to school, while some take part in mandated treatment programs. After lunch, there will be another roll call, then back to work. Your evening will be spent either in your cell or a common room. During this time dinner is served and you will be expected to take a shower. After another roll call, it’s lights out. Even though you will be confined to your cell, there may be enough light to read or write letters. Then again, most inmates welcome lights out, and try to get as much sleep as they can.

    Most people are frightened at the idea of jail because they don’t know what to expect. If you have spent any time in Sabine Parish Jail, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.

    Dress Code

    When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Sabine Parish Jail uniform. This is normally a jumpsuit or scrubs. Of note to anyone visiting an inmate – you must be properly dressed. Any clothing considered inappropriate will not be permitted.

    How To Send Money to an Inmate

    You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.

    The process for sending money to someone in jail is likely to change, so it would be best to double check the official Sabine Parish Jail site before send funds to someone in jail there.

    Commissary

    The commissary is the jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.

    Inmate Medications

    If you are on any type of prescription medication, you will be allowed to continue taking it while in jail. When you are first processed, you will be asked what medication you take. You will then be referred to the jail nurse or doctor who will be in charge of monitoring your health and prescribing your medication.

    Meals

    You will get three meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. As expected, they are very basic, but healthy. A typical breakfast might be cereal, toast, coffee and fruit. Lunch might be spaghetti, salad, bread and milk. Dinner could be chicken casserole, rice, vegetables, dessert and milk. Contrary to popular belief, prison food has greatly improved over the years, and you might find that it’s not much different from what you would eat at home.

    Pods / The Yard

    The jail is designed in a ‘pod’ layout, with self contained housing arranged around an outdoor yard. Each pod has a central control station and a common room, and the inmates take turns in using the yard. The jail is designed this way to keep certain inmates together, and others away from the general population.

    Gangs

    As with life in general, gangs are a part of prison life. Obviously it is best to avoid becoming a part of this environment as it will only lead to trouble. When you first enter prison, you might find yourself being ‘primed’ to join a gang, or worse, you might get their attention in a negative way. The best thing to do is keep your head down and don’t get involved.


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    News and Media

    News

    Photos / Pictures

    Videos


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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Sabine Parish Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Sabine Parish Jail, overseeing the day to day operations and administration of the jail. An inmate is unlikely to have much interaction with the Deputy Sheriff, unless they have committed an infraction. Detention Officers are responsible for the custody and care of the inmates. They maintain order in the jail, and handle security. A Detention Officer is assigned to a certain pod, and therefore is responsible for the same inmates each day. They get to know the inmates on a certain level, and are well equipped to handle any problems that may occur.

    Apply for a Job at Sabine Parish Jail

    Requirements:

    • You have to be over the age of 21.
    • You have to possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • You have to be a US Citizen.
    • You have to pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
    • You have to pass a drug test.
    • You have to have a good level of fitness.
    • You have to be in good health.
    • You have to have a valid Drivers License
    • An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.


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    Family Resources

    There are resources for families of both the perpetrator of the crime and the victim. The social and emotional impact of crime is far reaching, affecting many. Families can receive professional counseling, court related assistance, social services assistance and help in navigating the criminal justice system.

    If you are a family member, which resources did you find to be particularly helpful? Please let us know, as this will be helpful to other families in the same situation.

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    Victim Resources

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

    Victim’s Rights

    The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

    • You have the right to protection from the accused.
    • You have the right to notification.
    • You have the right to attend proceedings.
    • You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
    • You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
    • You have the right to restitution.
    • You have the right to a speedy trial.
    • You have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

    The definition of victim includes:

    • Spouses and children of all victims.
    • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
    • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
    • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

    There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

    Victim Notification

    The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

    Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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    Sex Offender Information and Search

    All people registered as sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access this information online, but bear in mind that you will not get the exact address, rather the block that they live on.

    Domestic Violence

    If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are services to help you. Your county will have a Domestic Violence Services office. They provide free and confidential services, such as emergency shelter information, legal advocacy, support groups and domestic violence education. They will work to help you create a safe and violence-free life, and heal from the trauma of abuse.

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.


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    Reviews

    Reviews of this Jail

    Have you ever been locked up in this jail? Do you know someone there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner there?

    If so, then we would like you to write your review about it. Write down your jail experience so that others can learn what to expect.

    What to include in your comment:

    • Conditions in Sabine Parish Jail.
    • Jail and pod facility and layout
    • Guards and jail staff
    • Commissary and food
    • Visitors
    • Inmates.
    • Safety
    • Jail gangs
    • Programs and activities


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    Tell Your Story

    Everbody that’s been incarcerated has at least one story to tell about it. How’d you get locked up? Did you experience fair treatment? How was day to day life at Sabine Parish Jail? What about the other inmates? How did getting locked up affect your life?

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    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Did you make friends in jail? Trying to throw a shout out to somebody you met when you were locked up? Say wassup here, just leave a message below.

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Comments

  1. Steven S. says:

    can someone help me I just want my fiancé to get a bond I have money to pay can someone help do something anything

    • In what parish? A good lawyer would be JOEY W HENDRIX 3182220070 he can help give him a call or his secretary should be able to help

  2. Terrible jus all around terrible!! The women’s jail can’t even pass any kind of inspection and it stays nasty no matter how much cleaning. The men’s jail is lil better they dam near get everything in from the outside and the guards either bring it in or overlook it being brought in. They over look the inmates escaping I believe they all think it’s s game. There’s only a handful of officers that deserve respect in Sabine parish.

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