The Jefferson Parish Correctional Center (JPCC) is owned by the Jefferson Parish Government and is administered by the JPSO. The Correctional Center is primarily a pre-trial detainee prison and has a population of nearly 1,200 (including the Intake Booking Section).
The Correctional Center is located at:
100 Dolhonde St.
Gretna, LA 70053
The administrative offices of the Correctional Center are open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday (except for holidays).
You may reach the Correctional Center at 504-368-5360, fax number 504-374-7769 . The Correctional Center operator(s) are on duty 24 hours daily and will transfer you to the proper extension.
Correctional Administrator: Deputy Chief Sue Ellen Monfra
Deputy Administrator: Colonel Howard Lavin
Assistant Deputy Administrator: Captain Edward Olsen
The Jefferson Parish Correctional Center (JPCC) allows its inmates visitation rights.
Visitation is held from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm, Monday through Sunday, 8:00 am-10:00 am Saturday, and 8:00 am-10:45 am on Sunday. Each housing area has a different visitation time. Visitors should contact the Correctional Center at (504) 374-7729, or (504) 374-7730 to determine the proper visitation day and time.
Visitors’ must be named on the inmate’s visitation card. Each card allows the inmate to list (3) adults, and (3) children. The list of names on an inmate’s card is confidential information and will not be disseminated to anyone.
Visitors’ must provide a valid state driver’s license, state identification, passport or military identification card to visit.
Children over the age of 13 are considered adults and must have a valid school identification card.
WARNING! Because the Correctional Center is a secure facility, NO personal items are allowed. The following items are not allowed into the facility, and some are considered contraband. Anyone bringing in the items listed will be instructed to leave the premises, and possibly incarcerated:
· Cell phones
· Beepers or pagers
· Lighters or matches
· Tobacco products
· Weapons of any kind (knives, firearms, etc)
· Food and Beverages
· Any types of bags, including purses and satchels
· Baby carriages or strollers
· Electronic devices of any kind
· Illegal drugs or paraphernalia
· Reading material
All visitors should be dressed appropriately. Visitors must enter the Correctional Center through the proper entrance and are subject to being searched. The Correctional Center is located at 100 Dolhonde Street, Gretna, LA 70053.
Parking is available for a fee in the Jefferson Parish parking lot(s) or on the street at city meters. Please note, that there is no parking on the street adjacent to the Correctional Center, as these spaces are reserved for emergency vehicles only. All persons parking in these areas are subject to being ticketed and towed.
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