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Commissary and Phone Procedures
Inmates are allowed to maintain a commissary account while incarcerated. This money may be used for purchasing snacks, toiletries, personal hygiene items, etc. Money for inmates may be deposited into the inmate's account Monday through Friday from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. in person at the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Collections Department located on the 4th floor of 1010 Lafayette Street. Acceptable forms of payment are money orders or Visa and Mastercard (In accordance with LA R.S. 15:571.11, 33:1423.1 and 33.2933, a 3% local charge will be added to all credit card payments).
Secure payments are also accepted via the LPSO JPay system which gives the options of phone payments, Cash/MoneyGram payments, and Internet "Online" payments. See below for further details.
Phone Payment Option
You can also send money 24 hours a day with a debit or credit card by calling JPay at (800) 574-5729 and speaking to a live customer service agent. Agents are available in English and Spanish. The money will be credited to the inmate's commissary account the next business day (not including weekends and banking holidays).
In-Person "Cash/MoneyGram" Payment Option
*Visit your nearest MoneyGram store (located in Wal-Mart and CVS stores) and fill out an express payment blue form.
The receiver code for Lafayette Parish Correctional Facility is 9754.
*Account Number: LPSO Inmate ID number and Last Name (with no spaces) Example: 12345Smith
*Message: Inmate Number, Last Name, Name of Facility, Payment Type (12345 Smith, Lafayette Parish Correctional Center)
For after hours convenience, a drop box is located adjacent to the entrance of the collection office. Be sure to make all money orders payable to the name of the inmate, write the arrest number on the money order, and write your name and address as the sender. If you would like to receive a receipt by mail, please include a self addressed stamped envelope. Anything dropped in the box after 3 p.m. will be credited on the next business day. DO NOT PLACE CASH IN THE BOX.
Money orders may be mailed to the following address:
(Inmate's name and arrest number)
P.O. Box 3508
Lafayette, LA 70502
The inmate's name and arrest number must be on the money order to insure proper credit to the correct inmate. Any money orders received not having the proper identifying information will be returned.
Internet "Online" Payment Option
Commissary Schedule of Operation:
Monday: 1st Floor and Annex
Tuesday: 5th Floor
Wednesday: 3rd Floor and 2nd Pod
Thursday: 4th Floor and 2a, 2b and 2c Pods
For more information call: (337) 236-5444