How can you find out information about Angola Prison Residents?


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Information about inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, is limited to information available through the Offender Locator system, the Louisiana Automated Victim Notification System and public record requests, as of November 2015. The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections provides direction on its website for the public seeking information about Angola inmates.

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Navigate to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola home page, click on the Offender Info tab, and then click on the Offender Locator link. The Offender Locator system is available to the public, and calling the telephone number listed provides access to the Offender Locator system 24 hours a day. Information on this system may be accessed by the inmate’s Department of Corrections number or by using the inmate’s name and date of birth. Information available on the Offender Locator system includes the inmate’s housing assignment, a contact telephone number and the inmate’s projected release date.

The Offender Locator system is updated once a day, and it includes information about offenders who are on parole or are serving terms of probation. Angola inmates may also be located by using the Louisiana Automated Victim Notification System, for which there is a link on the Offender Locator Web page.

Click on Public Information in the left side bar of the Angola Web page, and then click on Media Access/Public Records. The next page gives information about how to request public records regarding Angola inmates.

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